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Suzanne T. Sullivan appointed as Nurse Practitioner

Worcester, Mass. May 10, 2007

Summit ElderCare, a Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), announces the appointment of Suzanne T. Sullivan as a Nurse Practitioner for Summit ElderCare. In this position, Sullivan will work in collaboration with other Summit ElderCare clinical staff to provide primary care and other geriatric support services for program participants at all sites. Summit ElderCare operates PACE centers located on East Mountain Street in Worcester, and in Charlton. A new site, located in Leominster, is scheduled to open in summer of 2007.

Sullivan has over 15 years of experience in providing clinical care to patients throughout Central Massachusetts, and served most recently as a nursing instructor at Quinsigamond Community College. Previously, she held the position of gerontological nurse practitioner at EverCare in Auburndale, Mass.

She is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts’ Graduate School of Nursing’s Adult Ambulatory/Community Nurse Practitioner Program, with a subspecialty as a geriatric nurse practitioner. She has also served on several committees dedicated to research and quality assurance, including the Central Massachusetts Partnership to Improve Care at the End of Life, Inc.

Summit ElderCare is sponsored by Fallon Community Health Plan, and is one of six PACE programs in Massachusetts and more than 40 programs nationwide.

About Summit ElderCare

Summit ElderCare is an insurance, medical care and social support program in one convenient package that includes: geriatric case management, home care, medical care prescription drugs and other services, when approved. Summit ElderCare is one of approximately 73 Programs of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) in the country, and the only one in Worcester County. Summit ElderCare operates 4 PACE adult day health centers which are located in Worcester, Charlton and Leominster. Since 1995, Summit ElderCare, sponsored by Fallon Community Health Plan, has served the needs of elders and their caregivers with its innovative and personalized approach to care.

About Fallon Community Health Plan

Founded in 1977, Fallon Community Health Plan is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit health care services organization. From traditional health insurance products available throughout Massachusetts for all populations, to innovative health care programs and services for seniors, FCHP supports the diverse and changing needs of all those it serves. FCHP has consistently ranked among the nation’s top health plans, and is the only health plan in Massachusetts to have been awarded “Excellent” accreditation by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for its HMO, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid products. For more information, visit www.fchp.org

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