Jan 14, 2020 For Immediate Release

VITAL CARE INC. HIRES CHRIS GLEESON AS DIRECTOR OF PAYER RELATIONS

Meridian, MS, Jan 14, 2020 -- Vital Care (vitalcareinc.com) is excited to announce that Chris Gleeson has joined the company as Director of Payer Relations. In this new role he works with the payer contracting team, and he is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to support Vital Care and Vital Care’s franchise locations to access payer networks including contracting in new markets, gaining access to closed markets, and developing growth opportunities for the company.


"I am excited to be joining a team of professionals who share a common vision and are passionate about providing the best possible service for their patients with superior support for the Vital Care franchise locations,", said Chris.


"We are blessed to have Chris join our growing group of professionals, bringing 19 years of home infusion industry experience with him," said Logan Davis, Director of Franchise Development. He was a regional Vice President at Coram and then a regional Director of Operations for Option Care. His knowledge and his network are going to be great assets for the Vital Care family."


Mr. Gleeson began his healthcare career as a Registered Respiratory Therapist from the University of Chicago after completing his undergraduate degree in business administration from Michigan State University. He also earned a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Wayne State University.


"Being able to attract and onboard someone like Chris makes me proud of our entire team," said Ed Eiland, CEO. "The Vital Care brand is becoming more of a household name across the country. We are encouraged about what Chris can do for us to continue supporting our mission and vision."

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About Vital Care, Inc.

Vital Care is the premier pharmacy franchise business for home 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.