WellSky Opens New Global Headquarters
HME software company opens new facility in Kansas; WellSky Foundation donates to community care organization.
- By David Kopf
- Jul 11, 2019
HME software company WellSky recently opened its new world headquarters in Overland Park, Kan. with an event that included its partners, executive leadership team, local employees, and community members.
The new WellSky headquarters will occupy the entire CityPlace Corporate Centre III building, developed by Block Real Estate Services. WellSky’s new headquarters includes a Client Experience Center, which brings to life the transformative work WellSky does for clients every day and serves as a welcoming space for employees to host a range of visitors.
The opening event included several prominent speakers from the Kansas City area community, including Overland Park Mayor Carl Gerlach, Block Real Estate Services Managing Principal Ken Block, WellSky CEO Bill Miller, WellSky executives, WellSky Foundation Executive Director Andrea Morgan, and Midland Care Vice President of Strategic Initiatives Zach Ahrens.
“The opening of WellSky’s new world headquarters is another key milestone in our company’s long legacy of innovation, and our new space will better accommodate the needs of our clients and our dedicated employees,” Miller said. “Our rapidly growing workforce will now have more resources to develop industry-transforming health and community care solutions in our state-of-the-art space that inspires progress, innovation, and success for the clients we serve.”
At the ribbon-cutting ceremony, emceed by FOX4 anchor Loren Halifax, the company announced that Midland Care Connection, an integrated health care services provider, was the inaugural recipient of a $50,000 donation from the WellSky Foundation. The WellSky Foundation is a nonprofit dedicated to improving quality of life for vulnerable populations by removing social barriers to better health outcomes
Midland Care serves various community needs and provides care services across the continuum, including hospice, home health, private duty, palliative care, adult daycare, PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly), Meals on Wheels, and grief counseling services. Midland Care will use the WellSky Foundation’s donation to renovate rooms in its inpatient hospice facility, the Midland Care Hospice House, which has served more than 6,100 patients and families during the last 20 years.
“With this generous gift from the WellSky Foundation, we are touching more lives,” said Midland Care’s Ahrens. “At Midland Care, we respond to our community’s most challenging care needs by offering a continuum of services that meet individual needs with innovative solutions and ensure that people are met with hope, comfort, and support. This gift allows us to ensure grace and dignity for our loved ones and their families when they need it most.”
The WellSky Foundation will announce its second recipient at its annual user conference, CareForum, in Kansas City this September. The foundation will also name a third recipient before the end of the year.
David Kopf is the Executive Editor of HME Business and DME Pharmacy magazine. Follow him on Twitter at @postacutenews.