Category: Our People
Mar 31, 2023 | Community, Our People
Fifty years have passed since I was tasked (as part of my first MSW internship) with writing a Social History for a nine-year-old boy’s IEP. Despite my black heels and imposter professional clothing, the boy’s mother couldn’t help but notice I was a freckled-faced kid. As soon as I started the interview, she asked, How […]
Sep 13, 2021 | General, Our People
A phrase that you will hear often at Independence Plus is “patient-first mentality.” For more than three decades we have been committed to providing people with complex medical and respiratory needs the opportunity to live fulfilling lives at home. It has long been our goal to expand our coverage area and bring our brand of quality services to people who don’t have access to the type of complex healthcare Independence Plus routinely offers at home. We kicked that plan into high gear when we opened an office in the San Antonio, Texas area in 2019. Lucky for us, earlier this year we found Cecilia “Ceci” Haynes, whose dedication to the healthcare industry and passion for providing the best possible patient care made her the perfect fit for our team!
Aug 9, 2021 | General, Our People
With more than three decades in business, Independence Plus is growing rapidly with the goal of bringing our services to the many people who need us. As we continue to expand our coverage area, we are always looking for professionals who are committed to our mission to provide exemplary care and services for people at home with complex medical and respiratory needs. When we first met Marisa Scherman, we were quickly impressed with her vast experience, work ethic, and passion for helping others. We are proud to welcome Marisa as the newest member of our sales team, covering our Wisconsin and Northern Illinois markets.
Jan 28, 2020 | General, Our People
Independence Plus is unique in the home healthcare field because we specialize in providing home care for adult and pediatric patients with complex medical and respiratory needs. We also offer three service lines – Skilled Hourly Home Nursing, Home Health Visits and High-Tech Medical Equipment. As we continue to grow our company and expand our coverage area we are always looking for dynamic professionals to join our team. Last year we were thrilled to welcome Carrie Pierce, BS, RRT, RCP, to oversee the operations of our practice with emphasis in our complex equipment division.
Jul 22, 2019 | General, Our People
Our Quality Assurance team at Independence Plus, Inc. (IPI) is vital to our success and our new Director of Process Improvement, Tom Tassone, MSW, is leading the charge to ensure we continue to deliver the highest quality of care to our patients.
Jun 24, 2019 | General, Our People
At Independence Plus, Inc. (IPI), we are committed to our mission of providing exemplary care and services for people at home with complex medical and respiratory needs. As we continue to grow our company and expand our coverage area we are always looking for professionals who share our passion and patient-first mentality. As the newest member of our sales team, Transition Care Specialist Beth Bruns, RD, LDN, is all of that and much more.
Mar 26, 2019 | Our People
At Independence Plus, Inc. (IPI), every member of our staff is committed to our mission of providing exemplary care and services for people at home with complex medical and respiratory needs. One essential part of our team is our Healthcare Liaisons, who work around-the-clock to schedule our patients’ shifts and meet their needs as much as their benefits allow. It takes a special person to fill this role, and that is exactly what we have found in Eduardo “Ed” D., our Senior Healthcare Liaison.
Aug 21, 2018 | Education, General, Our People
After completing Independence Plus, Inc.’s Home Nursing Residency, Mary D. RN, BSN, quickly became known as a skilled field nurse with a positive attitude and a commitment to providing the best care possible for her patients. When an opening was available on IPI’s Home Nursing Clinical Management Team, she was the perfect fit.
Jul 13, 2018 | Community, General, Our People
At Independence Plus, Inc. (IPI), we are committed to our mission of providing exemplary care and services for people at home with complex medical and respiratory needs. To help us reach that goal, we hire professionals who share our passion and never lose sight of our patient-first mentality. We were thrilled to recently welcome to our team someone who fits that bill perfectly. Madeline “Maddie” Vollers is IPI’s new Medical Equipment Specialist.
May 30, 2018 | Education, General, Our People
After graduating from Independence Plus, Inc.’s Home Nursing Residency and working in the field with our medically complex patients, Gwen S., RN, quickly became known to her colleagues as a nurse with a passionate and committed attitude. Her patient-centered focus not only gained her the respect of IPI’s entire clinical team, but also made her the perfect candidate when a clinical manager position opened recently.