Agape Care Group announced Krisdee Clark has been appointed as the company’s Director of Corporate Affairs. In her role, Clark will focus on positioning the Agape Care brand in local communities, work to enhance public policy and perception for in-home care options and lead collaboration with state and local government on programs aimed at advancing pediatric and adult end of life care. She will also serve as liaison for the company with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, spearheading coordination of the company's COVID-19 vaccine distribution efforts.
"Our ongoing efforts to grow end of life care access across the southeast is reliant on improving awareness and education. We have tremendous faith that Krisdee will help accelerate opportunities to engage in meaningful discussions around the clinical and financial benefits of palliative and hospice programs," said Troy Yarborough, Chief Executive Officer of Agape Care Group.
Clark brings over 13 years of demonstrated experience working in government relations and health care, is a skilled public speaker, and carries a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification.
Before joining Agape Care, Clark served as Senior Provider Relations Lead at Palmetto GBA. While there, Clark designed and developed top-rated national training criteria for home health and hospice providers to ensure Medicare compliance. She served as the conduit between CMS and providers, delivering education for CMS/Palmetto GBA at national conferences, state association meetings and provider workshops.
Clark earned a Bachelor of Science in sports and entertainment management from the University of South Carolina.
"I am honored to take on this key role," said Clark. "I look forward to advancing the way we partner with and provide healthcare for the communities we serve."
ABOUT AGAPE CARE GROUP
As a regional leader in hospice and palliative care, Agape Care Group proudly serves more than 1,500 patients across South Carolina and Georgia. The company’s ~900 employees are committed to serving with love those touched by an advanced illness, providing comfort and support through compassionate care and meaningful experiences. Agape Care Group offers hospice and palliative services across multiple settings and is renowned for its superior patient-family experience and expertly trained professionals. For more information, visit AgapeCareGroup.com.
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