TwelveStone Health Partners Teams with Encore Healthcare

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Offers Specialized Program for Chronic Cardiopulmonary Populations in Nursing Homes and Rehabilitation Centers

Post-acute, chronic care management provider TwelveStone Health Partners, in cooperation with Encore Healthcare, a respiratory services company, are collaborating on a program to get nursing home and rehabilitation center organizations to introduce cutting edge respiratory therapies to enable patients to breathe easier and improve their independence.

“In many cases, post-acute care settings lack the focus, equipment and validated protocols to help patients breathe better and on their own,” says Shane Reeves, chief executive officer for TwelveStone. “The clinical expertise and software offered by Encore, joined with our own skill in transitions of care, positions sub-acute care providers as centers of excellence enabling them to lower costs and reduce readmissions.”

The Pulmonary Independence Center program, geared toward chronic cardiopulmonary populations, includes patient and staff education, advanced therapies, and complex care coordination, including remote patient monitoring, to help providers reduce costs and improve patient outcomes.

“Getting patients to breathe independently, or back to their own level of independence, takes dedicated effort and understanding,” says Zach Gantt, president and chief executive officer of Encore. “We’re pleased to team up with TwelveStone to help patients feel better and improve activity levels.”

About TwelveStone Health Partners

TwelveStone Health Partners incorporates the objective of glorifying God into its mission by delivering a higher level of service to partners and patients. As an organization, TwelveStone supports the transition from acute to post-acute care environments and the transition from sickness to health for patients with chronic conditions. This is the third evolution in the company’s history, beginning in 1980 when Richard Reeves and Ronald Powell created a single retail pharmacy location then called Reeves Powell Saveway Drug Store. In 2016 Shane Reeves launched TwelveStone Health Partners with the objective of continuing to pursue the highest professional, business and community goals set forth by its founders.

About Encore Healthcare

Founded in 2014, Encore Healthcare is reinventing cardiopulmonary care by empowering providers and payers with products and services that transform the lives of respiratory patients. The Encore team includes pulmonologists, respiratory therapists, user-experience designers, and software engineers, who work together to address and solve health care challenges. Members of Encore's clinical team have decades of experience creating acute and post-acute care protocols, while members of the technical team have developed innovative software and hardware solutions for remote patient monitoring.

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