GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Agility Health, a leading provider of physical rehabilitation and software services to benefit patients, healthcare providers and employers, today announced the appointment of Michael S. Valdes as chief financial officer.
Valdes joins Agility Health from University of Michigan Health System, where he held a series of key positions including chief administrative officer for the system's flagship University Hospital and associate hospital director for operations and ancillary services. Valdes joined the health system in 2001, serving as director of finance and business operations for patient care services.
"We are delighted to welcome Mike to Agility's senior leadership team," said Steven N. Davidson, Agility Health CEO. "His seasoned industry perspective and extensive experience in health care finance is already providing valuable guidance as we focus on serving our patients and clients through enhanced operations and expanding our business."
Valdes has oversight for Agility Health's accounting, financial services, tax, and treasury management functions. He also provides executive leadership for all merger, acquisition and external development activities, a vital role as Agility Health develops and implements its current plans for strategic expansion.
Earlier in his career, Valdes held leadership roles in finance and operations with a number of public and private health care and related firms, with an emphasis on M&A, corporate finance and operational improvement.
Valdes holds an MBA from the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business and a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Toledo.
About Agility Health
Agility Health (www.agilityhealth.com) is a leading healthcare provider devoted to the rehabilitation of patient physical injuries and conditions. Established in 1968, Agility Health delivers personalized care through nearly one million therapy visits annually at more than 110 service sites in 12 states nationwide. The company is dedicated to providing exceptional value to the patients, clients and partners it serves. Through its innovative clinical services, proven practice management systems and flexible partnership models, Agility Health helps achieve optimal performance in a variety of settings, including outpatient clinics, hospitals, long-term care facilities and employer work sites.
SOURCE Agility Health