ANN ARBOR, Mich., (March 14, 2017) – Arbor Hospice and Arbor Hospice recently promoted Lee Ann Myers to executive vice president finance, chief financial officer. Myers will expand her role with the affiliated nonprofit hospice agency in leading business and administration operations, as well as continue oversight of finance, patient financial services, information technology, electronic medical records, data solutions, data services, property management and contract services.
Myers joined the nonprofit hospice in 2000 as controller and most recently, she served as vice president, finance/chief financial officer.
“In her 17 year career with our organization, Lee Ann has made significant contributions to Arbor Hospice and Arbor Hospice by providing the structure, stability and accountability which helped us transition from a multitude of regional hospices to a statewide hospice provider with national influence,” said Robert J. Cahill, president and CEO of Arbor Hospice and Arbor Hospice.
Myers, a Canton, Michigan, resident, is a certified public accountant and received her Bachelor of Science in business administration from Bowling Green State University in Ohio.
About Arbor Hospice and Arbor Hospice
A nationally recognized leader in end-of-life care, Arbor Hospice is the original – and largest – hospice in the state, with roots dating back to the 1970s. In January 2016, HOM joined forces with Arbor Hospice and Palliative Care, strengthening the mission of nonprofit hospice in Michigan to ensure patients and their caregivers receive the highest quality of care. Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Arbor has been providing quality, compassionate care for those experiencing life-limiting illnesses throughout southeast Michigan since 1984. Combined, the affiliated organization cares for nearly 1,900 patients each day across the state.
Together, HOM and Arbor raise more than $6 million each year to cover the cost of care for uninsured and underinsured patients. Both nonprofit organizations provide a broad range of certified hospice and palliative care services to enhance the quality of life at the end of life, including community-based palliative care and pediatric care programs, grief support and counseling and caregiver education and support. Additionally, HOM offers education programs for physicians and health care professionals through its research, training and education arm, the Arbor Hospice Institute. Arbor offers inpatient hospice care. For more information about HOM, call 888.247.5701 or visit www.hom.org. For more information about Arbor, call 888.992.2273 or visit www.arborhospice.org.