Home Health Care Solutions Names New CEO; Care Advantage Adds To Board

Home Health Care Solutions has new CEO

Brad Harris has been appointed CEO of Home Health Care Solutions.

Part of Miller’s Health System, Home Health Care Solutions is a diversified in-home care provider that delivers services across the majority of Indiana. The company’s offerings include traditional home health services, along with behavioral health care, telehealth monitoring and more.

Harris replaced Home Health Care Solutions founding CEO Mahmood Iqbal on June 1, according to a local news report. Iqbal had served in the CEO role for more than a decade before handing over the reins to Harris.


As CEO, Harris will oversee the strategic direction and operations of Home Health Care Solutions on a statewide basis.

“Brad’s extensive background in health care administration and his established understanding of the organization’s values make him well-suited for this leadership role,” Patrick Boyle, president and CEO of Miller’s Health Systems, said in a press release. “Brad has been an integral part of our business lines inside of Miller’s Health Systems, and we have confidence Brad will guide our Home Health Care Division forward in each of the communities we serve throughout the state of Indiana.”

Harris began his career at Miller’s Health Systems in 1987.


“Home Health Care plays a crucial role in helping patients recover and maintain their well-being,” Harris said in the release. “I look forward to working closely with our talented team to deliver exceptional services to our patients and their families.”

Dina appoints new president

Chicago-based digital health care company Dina has named Sherman Sanchez as its new president.

Dina is a provider of digital network management and coordination solutions to help health plans and providers improve access to home-centric care. The company has raised millions of dollars since its formation, most recently closing a $7 million round at the start of 2024, led by venture capital investor First Analysis.

Sanchez has help leadership positions for health care technology firms including Pager, Cotiviti, HMS, BioIQ, NextHealth Technologies and MedeAnalytics. Prior to those roles, Dina’s new president also held business development positions at Health Data Management Solutions and Mercer.

“Sherman has a clear understanding of our market and extensive experience working with payers and providers that want to leverage digital solutions to improve home-based care,” Dina CEO Ashish V. Shah said in a press release. “He will be a valuable leader as we embark on the next phase of our growth journey, and we’re thrilled to welcome him to the team.”

Tim Coulter, who served as Dina’s interim president and chief operating officer, remains in his role as COO.

SCAN Group – parent company of SCAN Health Plan, one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit Medicare Advantage (MA) organizations – is also an investor in Dina.

Home health vet Tony Strange joins Care Advantage’s board

Tony Strange – the long-time home health veteran who most recently served as CEO of Aveanna Healthcare Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: AVAH) – has joined Care Advantage’s board.

Strange’s home-based care background also includes founding Healthfield Inc. and serving as the top executive for Gentiva Health Services.

“Tony has shown himself to be an exceptional leader in the health care field through his unwavering dedication and relentless passion for growing health care organizations,” Care Advantage wrote in a company LinkedIn post.

Care Advantage is a home-based care company with more than 45 locations across America’s Mid-Atlantic region. The provider is one of the most active buyers in the home-based care market, having closed close to two dozen deals over the past six years.

After Strange left Aveanna, he was replaced by former COO Jeff Shaner.

“[Strange] leaves an enduring legacy of building one of the nation’s largest home care companies in America during an unprecedented pandemic,” Aveanna Chairman Rod Windley said at the time. “Tony’s steady and stable leadership was a welcome gift during troubled waters within our industry. It has been an honor working side by side with Tony at Aveanna and the many other companies during our career together.”

24 Hour Home Care’s Simon Close lands aging-in-place leadership role

Simon Close, the president of community supports for California-based 24 Hour Home Care – will serve on the National Aging in Place Council.

The five-person board, according to a 24 Hour Home Care press release, oversees the senior support network that connects service providers with older homeowners, their families and caretakers. The organization itself has 10 local chapters in the U.S., with members being various types of aging-in-place stakeholders.

“Serving on the National Aging in Place Council Board is an opportunity to extend the impact of the core mission and values we have at 24 Hour Home Care – reaching more lives and supporting vulnerable populations on a broader scale,” Close said in a statement.

In his role, Close oversees 24 Hour Home Care’s Community Supports Division, which prioritizes care for seniors and underserved communities by providing access to in-home care for Medi-Cal recipients and other low-income people.

Close joined 24 Hour Home Care in 2020 as VP of senior care.

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