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Bristol Hospice Acquires Pro Hospice Agency, Inc.

Updated: Jun 9, 2023

Bristol Hospice (AKA Optimal Hospice Care, A Bristol Hospice Company), in coordination with Webster Capital, has added Pro Hospice Agency, Inc. a for-profit hospice provider to its portfolio. No financial terms were disclosed.

Salt Lake City, Utah (May 18th, 2020) – Bristol Hospice, a portfolio Company of Webster Capital, is pleased to announce the purchase of Pro Hospice Agency, Inc. in Fresno, CA.

Pro Hospice offers care in a variety of settings. Alongside traditional hospice care services, the Pro Hospice Facility (HOFA) is the first of its kind in Fresno. This HOFA is a skilled nursing facility for hospice patients only, with a homelike environment. The mission of Pro Hospice has always been to “honor life and offer unforgettable memories”.

Ripsime Danielyan, the owner of Pro Hospice Agency noted that, “We saw a like-mission in Bristol Hospice, to embrace a reverence for life. We have spent the last years putting patient care first and are delighted about what this new relationship with the Bristol Hospice team will mean in terms of being able to offer even more for all our hospice patients. The specialty care programs of Bright Moments and Sweet Dreams which Bristol Hospice have pioneered in Hospice care will be a huge addition to the patient care toolbox. This team of professionals has the capacity to build upon the foundation we created and as our vision statement says ‘Support our staff so they can put our patients and families first, find creative ways/solutions to add quality to end of life, strive for

excellence and increase our communities awareness of hospice and its services.’ ”

Bristol Hospice CEO, Hyrum Kirton, remarked that, “Pro Hospice Agency, Inc. has been an exceptional Hospice provider to the Fresno community and has had the unique capability of providing inpatient care in its Hospice House. We are excited to combine our compassionate teams and be able to have an inpatient setting to serve our patients and our community. Our commitment to quality and clinical standards is shared and we look forward to bringing the teams together in our mission of embracing a reverence for life.”

Bristol Hospice will merge the Fresno staff and operations of Pro Hospice Agency, Inc and its HOFA facility, into the existing Bristol Hospice Fresno program called Optimal Hospice Care, A Bristol Hospice Company. Thus, building upon the existing standard of care and providing an additional array of exceptional support programs to patients, families, and local community alike.

About Bristol Hospice

Bristol Hospice began operations in 2006 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. Bristol Hospice has a long history of providing exceptional hospice care across the country. It currently operates 30 locations across 8 states including: CA, OR, HI, UT, CO, TX, GA and FL as Bristol Hospice, Bristol Hospice Utah, Optimal Health Services and Suncrest Hospice of Colorado. The Bristol Programs are designed to promote quality and comprehensive hospice services to patients and

families in the communities they serve. The Bristol leadership is committed to the company’s mission in ensuring that all patients and families who are entrusted to our care will be treated with the highest level of compassion, respect, and quality of care.

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