WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Homecare (AAHomecare) and Brightree®, announced today that Dave Cormack, Brightree president and CEO, has been elected to the AAHomecare Board of Directors.
A pioneer in the HME software industry, Cormack has led Brightree since 2005. Under his direction the company has grown into the leading provider of clinical, billing and business management software solutions for the post-acute care industry. Cormack is a veteran healthcare software industry executive who has founded, built, and managed several high-growth companies, both in the U.S. and internationally. He has more than 30 years of experience, including previous tenures as president and CEO of two highly successful start-up ventures that were acquired by NASDAQ-listed companies.
"I am honored to serve on the Board of this vital industry organization dedicated to preserving and strengthening healthcare access for the millions of Americans who require medical care in their homes," said Cormack. "I welcome the opportunity to work collectively with the AAHomecare Board of Directors and management team to ensure that homecare providers continue to be relevant and not unfairly burdened with legislative and regulatory issues."
"Building a collaborative Board with a variety of backgrounds and perspectives will elevate us to a stronger position of influence in the industry," said Robert Steedley, Chairman of the Board of AAHomecare. "Dave Cormack is a great addition to this group. We can undoubtedly expect excellent things from him and from the Board as a whole."
"Dave has a bright mind and strong leadership, and the drive and determination to back it up," said Tom Ryan, AAHomecare president and CEO. "His is exactly the kind of voice we need to hear more of in this organization as we navigate the rough terrain the HME industry faces these days. We're very pleased to welcome him to the Board."
Prior to Brightree, Cormack founded and managed Soft Systems Limited, a London-based vendor of business intelligence tools, and MiracleWorkers.com, an Atlanta-based market leader in Internet recruiting for the healthcare industry, now owned by CareerBuilder.com. After the acquisition of Soft Systems by IQ Software, Dave served as senior vice president - worldwide operations for this NASDAQ-listed business.
The American Association for Homecare represents providers of home medical or durable medical equipment and services who serve the needs of millions of Americans who require prescribed oxygen therapy, wheelchairs, enteral feeding, and other medical equipment, services, and supplies at home. Visit www.aahomecare.org.
Brightree is the leading provider of cloud-based software to improve clinical and business performance in the post-acute care industry. The Company serves more than 3,000 organizations in the home medical equipment (HME), home health, hospice, orthotic and prosthetic (O&P), HME pharmacy, home infusion and rehab home care segments. Brightree's solutions follow the natural workflow of providers to automate and improve how they manage their businesses, serve patients, and protect reimbursements. The company is ranked as one of the top 100 healthcare IT companies in the U.S. on the prestigious Healthcare Informatics 100 (HCI 100) list. For further information, visit www.brightree.com or call 1-844-GET-BTRE (438-2783)
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SOURCE American Association for Homecare