Movers & Shakers: McBee Announces Dordick as New President

McBee Looks Internally for New President

McBee Associates has a new—but familiar—incoming president to help guide the health care services and consulting firm as it adapts to a shifting value-driven landscape and new payment models for post-acute spaces.

Executive Vice President Mike Dordick has been promoted to president of the Wayne, Pennsylvania-based McBee, the firm announced last week.

McBee Associates and its roughly 400 employees offer financial, operational and clinical consulting services to health care providers across the continuum of care. The firm has helped resolve challenges for more than 3,800 acute and post-acute providers since launching more than 40 years ago.

Most recently, Dordick led McBee’s post-acute division focused on home health, hospice and skilled nursing providers. As a result of the promotion, his duties will also be expanded to overseeing day-to-day operations as well.

“A lot of our priorities will be trying to help the McBee client base really work more effectively within the regulatory changes, such as the PDGM model coming into place,” Dordick told Home Health Care News. “The direction I see in my role as president, it’s really going to be about making sure I’m aligning all of these different efforts and resources along a path to positively impacting the providers that are our clients.”

Dordick will continue to report to McBee CEO Marty Brutscher, who is looking to begin phasing down his day-to-day responsibilities. The consulting firm and its private equity partner—Boston-based Century Private Equity Partners—view the promotion as a seamless next step in leadership.

“With that happening, it made a lot of sense for me to take over the rest of the operation and align everybody in the same direction,” Dordick, who first joined McBee as a staff consultant right out of college, said. “It was the next natural transition.”

Services geared toward post-acute space comprise McBee’s biggest piece of business.

In addition to his roles at McBee, Dordick is currently a member of the Corporate Leadership Council for the Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare. He is also an advisory board member of the Home Care & Hospice Financial Managers Association, an affiliate of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice.

Aware Senior Care Co-Founder Joins Board

Aware Senior Care has announced that its president and co-founder, Tim Murray, has been elected to join the Dementia Alliance of North Carolina’s board of directors. The appointment officially started on July 1.

Cary, North Carolina-based Aware Senior Care, founded in 2015, provides home care services in Raleigh, Cary and parts of Apex.

The Dementia Alliance of North Carolina is an organization that provides support services and community outreach to the roughly 170,000 people in the state affected by all forms of dementia. That figure is expected to increase to about 210,000 individuals by 2025.

Murray was chosen to join the alliance’s board because of his professional and personal experience working with people affected by dementia and Alzheimer’s diseases.

EvergreenHealth Appoints New CEO

EvergreenHealth, an integrated health care system that serves nearly 1 million individuals, has appointed Amy Beiter as CEO.

Kirkland, Washington-based EvergreenHealth serves residents living in King and Snohomish counties. Its more than 1,000 physicians provide clinical excellence in dozens of specialties, including heart and vascular care, oncology, surgical care, orthopedics, neurosciences, women’s and children’s services, pulmonary care, infection disease and travel medicine—along with home care and hospice services.

Most recently, Beiter served as president and CEO for Carondelet St. Mary’s Hospital in Tucson, Arizona, a 400-bed acute-care hospital within the comprehensive Carondelet Health Network.

The selection of Beiter followed a four-month national search by the EvergreenHealth board of commissioners that included the screening of hundreds of candidates. Beiter is expected to officially join EvergreenHealth on Aug. 22.

VNA & Hospice Foundation Has New Director

Beverly Smith ahs been named new director of the VNA & Hospice Foundation, according to The Visiting Nurse Association of the Treasure Coast, a non-profit home health and hospice agency.

Among its offerings, Florida-based Visiting Nurse Association of the Treasure Coast provides home health care services, including Medicare-reimbursed and private-duty nursing. It also provides therapy, in-home companion, personal transportation and in-home end-of-life care services.

The organization employs roughly 400 clinical and administrative staff members in its mission of serving residents of Indian River county.

In her role, Smith will be responsible for the management and direction of all aspects of VNA & Hospice Foundation, the fundraising arm of the non-profit, TC Palm reported.

Talbot Hospice Appoints New Board Members

Talbot Hospice Executive Director Vivian Dodge has announced that Lee Gordon and Dick Granville have been appointed to the organization’s board of directors, while Steve Slack has been appointed as board president.

The Star Democrat first reported the news.

Easton, Maryland-based Talbot Hospice was founded in 1981 and has served more than 800 patients and families.

Gordon is an attorney at Parker Counts, where she focuses on estate planning and administration. Granville previously served on the hospice’s board from 2001 to 2004. Slack joined the Talbot Hospice board in 2016 after volunteering for the provider since 2014 as a breakfast cook and end-of-life doula.

Written by Robert Holly

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When Robert's not covering the latest in home health care news, you can likely find him rooting for the White Sox or roaming his neighborhood streets playing Pokemon Go. Before joining HHCN, Robert covered everything from big agribusiness to the hottest tech startups. 

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