Movers & Shakers: Accurate Home Care’s New President & CEO

Axxess Names Dennis Petroskey as Senior VP of Corporate Communications 

Technology company Axxess has named Dennis Petroskey as senior vice president of corporate communications. In this role, he oversees all internal and external communications and messaging for the company.

Prior to joining Axxess, Petroskey served as senior vice president of communications for the U.S. Travel Association in Washington, D.C. He also served as vice president of corporate communication for Fox in Los Angeles and BMG Entertainment in New York City. He has also previously served as a Capitol Hill press secretary and a newspaper reporter.


Accurate Home Care Names New President and CEO

Otsego, Minnesota-based Accurate Home Care, LLC and its majority owner, Generation Growth Capital Fun II, LLP, named Richard “Rick” Bourne as president and CEO of the company.

Bourne was most recently president and CEO of Home Health United in Madison, Wisconsin. Prior to that, he was president of Spectrum Medical, Inc. in Great Fall, Montana.


Accurate’s current CEO and founder, Amy Nelson, will remain with the company as chief corporate development officer. In this role, she will support Bourne in growing the business.

Trinity Health Names Mike Slubowski as President and COO

Trinity Health, one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, has named Mike Sublowski to serve as president and COO, effective May 15, 2017. Sublowski will report to CEO Richard J. Gilfillan and be responsible for operational and clinical activities across the system.

Slubowski is currently president and CEO of SCL Health and a board member of the Catholic Health Association. He has 35 years of experience as a health care leader. Prior to his tenure at SCL Health, he worked at Trinity Health as president of hospital and health networks for the system. He has also held leadership positions at other health systems in Michigan and Arizona.

Complia Health Appoints New Chief Information Officer 

Complia Health, a home health care and hospice software solutions provider, appointed Chris Azar to the executive team as chief information officer (CIO). In this role, he will be responsible for all development and IT operations, and play a key role in shaping the technology agenda for Complia.

Azar has more than 25 years of IT leadership focusing on software architecture and product development. Most recently, Azar served as the chief architect at Cognizant, where he was responsible for working with organizations to effectively drive product convergence and innovation. Prior to that, he was the practice lead at Kanbay, Inc., a Global IT Services firm.

LifeCare Health Partners Names New CEO 

LifeCare Health Partners, a Plano, Texas-based healthcare services provider encompassing the LifeCare Family of Hospitals and post-acute care services, including transitional care, inpatient behavioral health treatment and home-based care, named Jim Murray as its new CEO, effective April 1, 2017.

LifeCare also promoted Chief Operating Officer Frank Battafarano to president and COO.

Murray will take the helm at LifeCare Health Partners after a 28-year career with Humana, where he served as chief financial officer as well as chief operating officer.

Battafarano has served as LifeCare’s COO since 2014, after a 20-year career with Kindred Healthcare (NYSE: KND).

Corridor Group’s New VP of Marketing and Innovation 

Corridor Group, a home health care and hospice consulting group, has announced Mary Morrisey-Gabriel as the company’s vice president of marketing and innovation.

Morrisey-Gabriel recently joined Corridor through the acquisition of Transpirus, where she was chief sales officer for four years. Prior to that, she was a strategic advisor to Transpirus following its divestiture from Gentiva Consulting in 2012.

She was also formerly the chief sales and marketing officer for Gentiva Health Services from 2001 to 2007, and supported Genitiva with the acquisition of Healthfield through 2009.

Excel Health Group Appoints New Board Member

Excel Health Group, a market intelligence data analytics company, appointed Tom Maxwell to its board of directors. Maxwell is CEO of Maxwell Health Care Associates, a home health and hospice technology and operations services provider.

He will play a key role in the development of Excel Health’s market intelligence products and services. Prior to launching Maxwell Health Care Associates, Maxwell served as chief operating officer and chief strategy officer for Homecare Homebase.

Written by Amy Baxter

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