For Immediate Release // March 9, 2022
Delaware County, PA – Today, Wellpath announced its new partnership with Delaware County to provide comprehensive medical services to the inmates at the George W. Hill Correctional Facility. The 3-year agreement began March 6 and will provide comprehensive medical and mental healthcare services, Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) program, and dental services.
“Wellpath is excited about this new partnership grounded in our legacy of providing excellent and compassionate healthcare to every individual. At Wellpath, we take pride on providing hope and healing by improving health and transforming the lives of our patients,” said Zela Guirola, Group Vice President of Partnership Development. “. Regional Vice President Linda Pansulla shared “We are committed to always putting our patients first and look forward to this collaborating with Warden Williams and we support her vision of provide quality, proactive health care to all of our patients”
“We’re excited to begin this new venture with Wellpath, and we look forward to many new opportunities to provide comprehensive healthcare services to the individuals in custody at the George W. Hill Correctional Facility.” said Warden Laura Williams. “With a focus on better health outcomes and enhanced services, we are confident that Wellpath’s passion for improving healthcare services and developing programs that meet the ever-changing needs of the jails’ population will make the transition back to the community as seamless as possible for our jail population.”
Wellpath collaborated with the Delaware County leadership to ensure a seamless and transparent transition for the wellbeing of current staff and patients. The right of first refusal interviews were offered to all current employees who passed a background check and met qualifying requirements. Wellpath worked to ensure that every staff member was eligible for benefits on their first day as a Wellpath employee.
Wellpath places patients at the center of everything we do. Our company promotes rigorous standards of care, nurtures innovation, and values compassionate service. With nearly 15,000 clinicians and professionals in 34 states across the U.S. and Australia, Wellpath focuses on delivering high quality healthcare. Every day, Wellpath provides medical and behavioral health services for nearly 300,000 patients located in state hospitals, forensic treatment and civil commitment centers, Community Care Centers as well as local, state and federal correctional facilities. Wellpath’s expertise is invaluable for public-private partnerships