Choice Health at Home appoints chief financial officer
Choice Health at Home has named Jeffrey Kreger the company’s CFO.
The Tyler, Texas-based Choice is home health, hospice and rehabilitation services provider. The company operates in 60 total locations across Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma.
Prior to joining the company as CFO, Kreger was executive vice president and CFO at VITAS Healthcare. Before that, he was the senior vice president and CFO at Aegis Therapies.
Interim HealthCare Inc. adds two execs to its leadership team
In the midst of growing its franchise network, Interim HealthCare Inc. has also beefed up its leadership team.
Based in Sunrise, Florida, and a part of Caring Brands National, Interim is a franchise that provides home health, hospice, palliative care and other services across over 330 locations in the U.S. and Saudi Arabia.
Interim has named Steve Schildwachter senior vice president of brand and Scott Williams as vice president of talent.
“I’m excited for this new journey with Interim HealthCare and the opportunity to expand the public’s knowledge around the wide range of essential home healthcare services offered and the different degrees of care from hospital-level to personal aide,” Schildwachter said in a press statement. “Interim has an outstanding network of new and multi-generational home health franchise owners and operators, and I look forward to playing my part in strengthening the business and brand.”
Previously, Schildwachter was COO at Franchise Performance Group and Williams was talent director at Sonas Home Health Care.
“Staffing challenges are affecting the entire home health care industry and meeting demand for home care is directly dependent on the ability to hire qualified professionals so that we can continue providing services to the increasing number of individuals who need it,” Williams said in the statement. “My new role will play an important part in navigating this industry issue and ensuring our patients receive the best care possible.”
Interim opened 15 new offices across the U.S. this year. Two more locations will be opening up before the end of 2022.
Monogram Health names SVP of clinical product and services innovation
Monogram Health announced that Amal Agarwal has joined the company as senior vice president of clinical product and services innovation.
“Agarwal will play a critical role within the Monogram leadership team, serving as our clinical leader for innovation, growth, partnerships and business development initiatives,” the company wrote in a LinkedIn statement. “We’re proud to welcome Amal and look forward to working with him as we transform care for patients with kidney disease and related chronic conditions.”
Monogram Health is a value-based specialty provider of in-home nephrology, primary care and benefit management services for individuals with chronic kidney and end-stage renal disease.
Agarwal has been a board advisor at Monogram Health since 2021.
“I’ve spent years overseeing initiatives that improve clinical outcomes for the senior patient population,” Agarwal told Home Health Care News in an email. “With a primary focus on those with late-stage chronic kidney disease, I have worked to increase awareness, slow disease progression, reduce hospitalization rates and promote in-home treatment. I believe in the high-impact value of a solutions-oriented team approach and the benefits of delivering a robust clinical care model right into the home. That’s why I’m so proud to join Monogram Health now.”
Tomorrow Health builds out its leadership team
Tomorrow Health has appointed Anna Lenhard chief people officer and Ryan Colby as head of go-to-market.
Before joining Tomorrow Health, Lenhard and Colby served in vice president of people roles at Hippo Insurance and Oscar Health, respectively.
“Anna and Ryan bring significant experience in building and scaling world-class teams spanning health care services, technology and operations,” Vijay Kedar, co-founder and CEO of Tomorrow Health, said in a press statement. “Critically, they align closely with our company values to fight like hell for patients and change the system from within. Anna and Ryan join a leadership team that draws from market-moving companies including Amazon, Oscar Health, Flatiron Health, Signify Health and Warby Parker.”
As a company, Tomorrow Health is a data-driven marketplace that partners with payers, referring providers and home-based care suppliers.
Modivcare’s interim CEO permanently steps into the role
Heath Sampson has officially taken the helm at Modivcare Inc. (Nasdaq: MODV). The company named him president and CEO Tuesday. It’s a role he’s held, as interim, since August.
Sampson originally joined Modivcare in 2021 as CFO.
Forcura promotes exec to COO
Forcura has promoted Annie Erstling to the role of COO.
“I am thrilled to promote Annie into the chief operating officer role, which officially acknowledges her as both Forcura’s visionary and my right-hand,” Craig Mandeville, CEO and founder of Forcura, said in a press statement. “It is a testimony to the strength and ability of our senior executives that they can assume additional responsibilities, which result in a more streamlined and effective organization overall.”
Jacksonville, Florida-based Forcura provides post-acute health care organizations with software solutions for managing documentation and care coordination.
Previously, Erstling served as chief strategy officer.
In addition to Erstling’s promotion, Windy Adams — Forcura’s senior vice president of client experience — will now also manage the company’s strategic partnerships. Some of these partnerships include Homecare Homebase, WellSky, Axxess and Maxwell Healthcare Associates.