Jefferson Health System Enters Five-Year Agreement With Sunrise
On October 9th, Jefferson Health System entered into a five-year
affiliation with Sunrise Assisted Living, Inc., a long term care provider.
In this agreement, Jefferson will provide skilled home health, rehabilitation,
behavioral health and primary care services in Sunrise's facilities. In
return JHS's senior patients will have increased access to Sunrise's community
based, assisted living services. Together, the two organizations will also
develop and offer a variety of wellness programs on topics such as nutrition,
arthritis, living wills, advance directives, health insurance and health
David C. Carney Named Jefferson Health System Executive Vice President
Sunrise currently operates 32 communities in 11 states. They have two facilities
in New Jersey, and are opening three new facilities in Pennsylvania - Blue
Bell, Abington and Granite Run. In addition, four more communities are planned
for the Philadelphia region.
David C. Carney has joined Jefferson Health System staff as
Executive Vice President. In this role, he will be responsible for overseeing
the financial services, general legal services, marketing, public relations,
communications, and planning functions of the Health System. Mr. Carney
came to Jefferson from CoreStates Financial Corporation where he served
as the Chief Financial Officer for four years.