BALTIMORE, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Remedi SeniorCare® has named Bill Vaughan as the new Vice President of Education and Clinical Affairs. In this new role, Vaughan will serve as a key clinical resource for Remedi customers, partners and industry professionals. He will work to further Remedi's footprint throughout the industry, contributing thought leadership through educational and consulting engagements at key venues, Remedi pharmacies and in the media.
"Bill has been an important part of the Maryland healthcare community for over 30 years," said Michael Bronfein, Remedi's Chairman and CEO. "Our customers, our colleagues and our industry look to his unparalleled experience as a state LTC surveyor and the Chief Nurse of Maryland's Office of Health Care Quality. We are very pleased and very fortunate to have him join the Remedi team and look forward to his leadership and deep expertise in clinical practices and regulations."
Vaughan's area of focus will include the promotion of Remedi's innovative, leading-edge pharmacy solutions – including Paxit ® automated medication dispensing – in conjunction with industry best practices to address the complex clinical and regulatory challenges in long-term care. He will also work with Remedi customers and partners to improve the regulatory oversight of healthcare facilities and advance person-centered care across the board.
Mr. Vaughan recently retired after a 25 year career with Maryland's regulatory agency, the Office of Health Care Quality. After spending 14 years as a Health Facility Surveyor, he was promoted to Chief Nurse of the Office in 2001. In this position, he provided clinical guidance and oversight to the agency's 120 surveyors. Prior to his work with the state, Vaughan held various leadership roles in nursing. He received his Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Maryland at Baltimore.
About Remedi SeniorCare
Remedi SeniorCare®, a leading-edge pharmacy provider, enables long-term care facilities to deliver better business results and provide exceptional resident-centered care. At the forefront of implementing high-tech advancements for the industry, Remedi redefined medication administration and management with the launch of the Paxit® automated medication dispensing system, delivering superior accuracy, efficiency and medication cost reduction. Remedi's online and electronic tools via My Remedi® web portal and Connexit™ electronic data interchange further drive business management efficiency and overall cost reduction. Remedi supports more than 30,000 residents across nine states and Washington, D.C. with RapidResponseSM customer service, ensuring prompt access to medication delivery, expertise and comprehensive support. For more information, visit www.RemediRx.com.
SOURCE Remedi SeniorCare