April 7, 2021 For Immediate Release
VITAL CARE INFUSION SERVICES, LLC APPOINTS BRETT DETHMERS AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Meridian MS, April 7, 2021 - Vital Care Infusion Services, LLC, the nation’s number one pharmacy
franchise business for infusion services, announced today that Brett Dethmers has joined the company
as Chief Financial Officer. In this new role, Dethmers will work with the Vital Care team in the areas of
financial planning, reporting and forecasting, as well as supporting the revenue cycle process and
information technology management to grow the Vital Care network. As a member of the senior
leadership team, he will carry out the company’s mission and vision along its accelerated growth path
under new investment from Linden Capital Partners.
"I am thrilled to be a part of the Vital Care team and work with such wonderful professionals who are
passionate about supporting the infusion services industry and taking care of patients," said Brett
Dethmers. "Vital Care has experienced significant growth over the last few years as the overall industry
continues to expand and demand for infusion therapy increases, so it’s a very exciting time to join the
brand. I look forward to being a valued asset to the corporate team and Vital Care’s franchise owners
during this momentous period in the company’s history."
Brett Dethmers completed his undergraduate degree in business administration at the University of
Wisconsin-Oshkosh and earned an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. His
previous experience includes financial management roles at healthcare companies including
ModernHealth, Kroger Specialty Pharmacy, Kroger Prescription Plan, and SMP Pharmacy Solutions.
"We see Brett as a vital piece of our strategic partnership with Linden Capital Partners, and we look
forward to his ability to bring his financial management expertise and his healthcare management
mindset to the Vital Care system. He will actively provide crucial support to our existing and new
franchisees for even greater success," said Ed Eiland, CEO of Vital Care. "We are encouraged about what
he is doing already to continue supporting our mission and vision."
Vital Care franchised pharmacies provide infusion services such as anti-infectives, parenteral and enteral
nutrition, inotropic agents, immunoglobulin, and many biologics and biosimilars, in addition to other key
therapies that are able to be safely administered in the home setting and alternate sites of care. All
locations comply with federal and state standards for preparation of sterile products and are also
accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC).
About Vital Care Infusion Services, LLC.
Vital Care is the number one pharmacy franchise business for infusion services. Our passion since 1986
is improving the lives of patients and healthcare professionals through locally owned franchise locations
across the United States. We have over 60 franchised pharmacies across two dozen states. To learn
more about Vital Care Infusion Services
About Linden Capital Partners
Linden Capital Partners is a Chicago-based private equity firm focused exclusively on the healthcare industry. Founded in 2004, Linden is one of the country’s largest dedicated healthcare private equity firms. Linden’s strategy is based upon three elements: (i) healthcare specialization, (ii) integrated private equity and operating expertise, and (iii) its differentiated human capital program. Linden invests in middle market platforms in the medical products, specialty distribution, pharmaceutical, and services segments of healthcare. Since its founding, Linden has invested more than $2 billion in healthcare companies and has raised nearly $3 billion of commitments, augmented by capital provided by the firm’s limited partners for larger transactions. For more information, please visit www.lindenllc.com.