Sept. 28, 2011
-- Septembe 27, 2011: Pete Welsh, Vice President of Polymedco, and his wife Shirley Welsh, have donated $10,000 to the Northern Illinois Hospice and Grief Center.
Welsh said about the donation “it is my pleasure to donate this gift to the Northern Illinois Hospice and Grief Center. The work they do to care for patients in their time of need is essential. Their compassion during this time is unmatched.” Welsh continued, “My wife Shirley and I are very happy to be associated with this important organization”
Founded in 1979, Northern Illinois Hospice and Grief Center was the first hospice in Northern Illinois. Since that time, we have fostered the formation of other hospices and cared for thousands of patients and their families. Our history is unique, our staff experience is unparalleled, and our volunteer team is exceptional. Patient services are provided without regard to race, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability (mental or physical), communicable disease, or place of national origin. We accept individuals regardless of their payment source. Northern Illinois Hospice and Grief Center is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization and is licensed by the Illinois Department of Public Health as a comprehensive hospice and is Medicaid and Medicare certified.
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Polymedco Inc. is a leading manufacturer, marketer, and distributer in the clinical laboratory marketplace. Polymedco supplies clinical diagnostic test kits and devices that are specialized in hematology and cancer. We are a world leader in non-invasive colorectal cancer screening technology, providing the new standard of care with the OC FIT-CHEK® product line.
Since 1980, Polymedco has evolved into a highly skilled and successful marketing, sales, and manufacturing organization. With an experienced team of field representatives combined with strong technical service personnel, Polymedco provides a high level of customer, technical and reimbursement support.