Apr 2016
Simione Welcomes Experts in Sales, Marketing & Referral Management 
Melynda Lee

Jeff Holm

Melynda Lee of Georgia and Florida and Jeffrey Holm of Michigan have been appointed as Senior Managers at Simione Healthcare Consultants with a focus on sales, marketing and referral management consulting.

Lee has extensive experience in sales, marketing, communications, administration and strategic planning. Lee previously served as a home health and hospice leader in Florida and Georgia since 2008, including progressive roles with Visiting Nurse Health System, HomecareCRM, Heartland Hospice/HCR ManorCare, and Tidewell Hospice.  She has been a member of the board of directors and education committee of the Georgia Hospice and Palliative Organization, and founder/co-chairperson of the Greater Atlanta Hospice-Veteran Partnership. She also served for 10 years as a sales and marketing leader with a regional media group at the New York Times. Lee earned a BFA in advertising design from University of North Florida, and an MBA from Webster University. She completed the Management Development Program at Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, and the Leadership Development Program of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

With 18 years of experience in hospice and leadership roles since 2004, Holm was previously a contracting consultant with Simione for two years.  As part of his extensive experience in multi-state/site management, he held progressive leadership roles with Life Choice Hospice, formerly SolAmor Hospice/Sun Healthcare Group, and gained operations and development experience with several other hospice and community health providers in Colorado. Holm has a strong background in sales, marketing, communications, and staff development and motivation.  He earned a bachelor's degree and gerontology certificate from the University of Colorado.
Complimentary Webinars 

April 26, 2016 @ 3-4:30 PM Eastern
Value-Based Purchasing: Learn, Assess & Develop a Roadmap for Success
Presenters:  Mike Simione, Manager; Wayne Regan, Director; and Rachel Hawkins, BSN, Senior Manager, Simione Healthcare Consultants

Rescheduled! April 27, 2016 @ 3-4 PM Eastern
Value in People: The Quest for Quality Staffing in Home Care & Hospice
Presenters: Eric Scharber, President, Exact Recruiting, and Wayne Regan, Director, Interim Management Services, Simione Healthcare Consultants

May 10, 2016 at 3-4:30 PM Eastern
Clinical Strategies to Improve Quality, Payment & Patient Satisfaction with Value-Based Purchasing
Presenters:  Kim Skehan, RN, MSN, and Rachel Hawkins, BSN, Senior Managers, Simione Healthcare Consultants
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May 3-5Pennsylvania Home Care Association Annual Conference & Expo, Marriott at Penn Square, Lancaster, PA
May 4-6Home Care Association of New York State Annual Conference, Saratoga Hilton, Saratoga Springs, NY
May 9-118th Annual Decision Health Care Coordination Summit, Hilton Hotel, Baltimore, MD
May 10-11California Association for Health Services at Home (CAHSAH) Annual Conference & Expo, Marriott Anaheim, Anaheim, CA
May 16-18New England Home Care & Hospice Conference & Trade Show, Grand Pequot Tower at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort & Casino, Mashantucket, CT

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Founded in 1966, Simione™ Healthcare Consultants provides comprehensive business solutions for home health and hospice in the areas of finance, operations, cost reporting, compliance and risk,  sales and marketing, information technology, and mergers and acquisitions.  Simione's experts and tools support performance improvement across the healthcare continuum, engaging hospitals, health networks and agencies to improve quality, reduce costs, and minimize risk for more effective delivery of patient care.