CLEVELAND, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- COMS Interactive, LLC (also known as "Clinical Outcomes Management Systems" or "COMS") is the leading provider of disease care management solutions in the post-acute market. The company is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Terry Sullivan to the position of Chief Medical Officer.
Dr. Sullivan will work with Dr. Thomas Riemenschneider, the company's clinical team, and the COMS Medical Advisory Board. Dr. Riemenschneider, the COMS co-founder and original Chief Medical Officer, served as the company's resident expert in clinical intelligence and application methodologies, developed from more than 16 years of experience as a healthcare consultant. His expertise has been leveraged by nursing homes, hospitals, medical schools, healthcare systems and physician groups. Dr. Riemenschneider will continue to work with the COMS Medical Advisory Board.
In his role as Chief Medical Officer at COMS, Dr. Sullivan will function as part of the company's Executive Team to advance the clinical product set and content associated with the Daylight IQ™ Product Suite. Daylight IQ™ focuses upon improving quality of care by closely tracking changes in condition and initiating appropriate clinical interventions. Utilizing Daylight IQ™ dramatically improves patient outcomes across the post-acute care continuum, reducing hospital readmission by 50% while simultaneously reducing 30 day mortality rates by over 60%.
"We couldn't be more pleased to welcome Dr. Sullivan to the COMS Executive team," commented Edward J. Tromczynski, Chief Executive Officer, COMS Interactive. "With a unique combination of business, strategic and market acumen, he'll be an excellent clinical leader and addition to the team."
Dr. Sullivan most recently served as the Vice President of Medical Affairs for Golden Living, a recognized leader in post-acute healthcare offering long-term care nursing services, sub-acute care and rehabilitation therapy. His primary responsibility at Golden Living was developing an integrated care model for the company. Dr. Sullivan also served as Regional Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at Humana Senior Products, where he was responsible for the support and management of strategic and operational issues related to medical and pharmacy management, provider contracting and partnering, quality initiatives and sales, and marketing efforts.
"I am significantly impressed with the entire COMS organization, Partners and market penetration," stated Dr. Sullivan. "Simply, the team has built highly competent products at the perfect time to deliver an enhanced level of clinical care across the continuum."
Notably, Dr. Sullivan was appointed President of the Colorado Board of Health by former Governor Roy Romer, Dr. Sullivan also served as President and Chairman of the Board of the Denver Medical Society. He has held various positions within the Colorado Medical Society. Dr. Sullivan earned a Bachelor's degree and M.D. from Georgetown University.
About COMS Interactive, LLC
COMS Interactive, LLC partners with thirteen state health care associations in deploying processes and systems that stabilize and improve resident health while improving financial outcomes for skilled nursing facilities. The Daylight IQ™ Software as a Service (SaaS) product combines business administration, disease management and long-term healthcare knowledge to empower the nursing team, streamline the process, more efficiently address resident healthcare needs and increase facility revenues. This combination of clinical and technical processes can save millions of dollars a year in preventable hospital readmissions. Additional information regarding COMS Interactive and Daylight IQ™ is available at www.comsllc.com or by contacting COMS at 330.650.9900.
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