Nashville, TN – Today, Wellpath, the nation’s leader in providing compassionate medical and mental healthcare to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments, announced it was selected by the Kane County Sheriff’s Office in Illinois to provide comprehensive medical services to the patients at the Kane County Jail. The three-year agreement, which begins December 1, 2022, will provide medical, dental, and mental healthcare services to patients in the care of the Kane County Sheriff’s Office.
“Wellpath is excited about this new opportunity, which is grounded in our legacy of providing compassionate and excellent healthcare to every individual,” said Senior Vice President Zela Guirola. “At Wellpath, we take pride in providing hope and healing by improving health and transforming the lives of our patients,” she said.
Wellpath’s Regional Vice President Synthia Peterson added, “We are committed to always putting our patients first and look forward to collaborating with Sheriff Ron Hain and his staff to support the vision of quality healthcare for our shared patients.” The regional Wellpath team and Nashville Home Office will directly support this endeavor.
“We are excited to unite with Wellpath and look forward to many new opportunities to provide comprehensive healthcare services to the individuals in custody at the Kane County Jail,” Sheriff Hain said. “Together, we will focus on successful healthcare outcomes through enhanced services and have confidence that Wellpath’s passion and expertise will help patients transition back into the community.”
Wellpath will collaborate with the Kane County Sheriff’s Office leaders to ensure a seamless and transparent care transition for the well-being of current staff and patients.
Wellpath is the premier provider of localized, high-quality, compassionate care to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Wellpath holds patients at the center of everything we do and promotes rigorous standards of care and innovation. With over 14,200 clinicians and professionals in 36 states across the U.S. and Australia, Wellpath provides medical and mental healthcare services for over 300,000 patients daily in nearly 600 facilities, including prisons, jails, state hospitals, forensic treatment, civil commitment centers, and community care centers. Learn more at wellpathcare.com.