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ARCHIVED  October 1, 1996

Pharmacy Corp. will relocate HQ to Florida

LONGMONT – Pharmacy Corporation of America will move its headquarters from Longmont to Tampa, Fla., by year’s end.The company, a subsidiary of Beverly Enterprises Inc., provides pharmaceutical products, services and expertise to the long-term, subacute and managed-care markets.
Pharmacy Corporation’s move to Tampa will position the company in an area dense with health-care organizations and a larger customer base, the company said in a statement.
“More than 60 percent of PCA’s business is in the Eastern time zone,´ said Dr. Arnold Renschler, PCA president and chief executive officer.
The company’s North Central regional office will continue to be based out of Longmont.Poudre Valley names president
FORT COLLINS – Poudre Valley Hospital has named Rulon Stacey its new president.
Stacey, previously executive vice president and chief operating officer at a suburban Chicago hospital, will begin work at PVH in mid-October, filling a position left vacant since the resignation of Karna Kruckenberg Schofer in February.
Stacey will manage the daily operations of the hospital and will report to Mike Marini, chief executive officer of Poudre Valley Health Care System.PVH, Children’s Clinic join forces
FORT COLLINS – Poudre Valley Health Care has absorbed The Children’s Clinic as a separate not-for-profit entity within its health-care system.
The Children’s Clinic has seen 61,000 visitors since its opening in 1989 and is expanding its portfolio of medical offerings with a new dental clinic.
Clinic officials approached the health system about forming a partnership because they saw a need for greater financial stability.
“Our families, volunteers and long-time supporters and donors will see little change in our operation,´ said Barbara Hinson, executive director of The Children’s Clinic.
The clinic will be one of several clinics in the PVHC system, including Family Medicine Center, Poudre Valley Prenatal and the new Northside Health Center under construction.
The Children’s Clinic will remain at its present location at 400 Remington St.Mountain Crest accredited
Mountain Crest Behavioral Healthcare System of Fort Collins has been accredited with Commendation by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
It is the highest level of accreditation awarded by the Joint Commission, which is the nation’s oldest and largest accrediting body.
The Joint Commission is dedicated to improving the quality of the nation’s health care through voluntary accreditation. It’s on-site survey of Mountain Crest occurred in June.
To receive Accreditation with Commendation, an organization must receive a summary grid score of 90 or greater. Mountain Crest scored 99 out of 100.
Additionally, all survey-eligible components of the organization must be surveyed. Finally, no Type I recommendation can be received. Those indicate unsatisfactory standards of compliance in a specific performance area.Health firms scout Greeley
Four health-care related companies have either chosen Greeley or are scouting the city as a possible location for new facilities.
A 120-bed adult day-care home is being built by Cleveland, Tenn.-based Life Care Centers of America Inc. at 48th Avenue and 29th Street. It will feature nursing and injured care. Another similar facility was announced at 47th Avenue and west 20th Street.
Still, others are interested in the city.
“We are working with a senior residence provider,´ said Jack Mackey, commercial broker with The Group Inc. of Greeley.
That firm is trying to narrow its choices between Longmont and Greeley. And Mackey said he knows of yet a fourth provider scouting the Greeley market.
“These companies pay very close attention to demographics,” he said, noting that Greeley has reached a point where health-care firms such as these give the city serious consideration.ÿ

LONGMONT – Pharmacy Corporation of America will move its headquarters from Longmont to Tampa, Fla., by year’s end.The company, a subsidiary of Beverly Enterprises Inc., provides pharmaceutical products, services and expertise to the long-term, subacute and managed-care markets.
Pharmacy Corporation’s move to Tampa will position the company in an area dense with health-care organizations and a larger customer base, the company said in a statement.
“More than 60 percent of PCA’s business is in the Eastern time zone,´ said Dr. Arnold Renschler, PCA president and chief executive officer.
The company’s North Central regional office will continue to be based out…

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