HARTFORD, Conn., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- CareCentrix, Inc., the nation's leading provider of home health benefits management services, announced today that it has expanded its executive team with the addition of Santosh Dave. The company has appointed Dave to chief information officer.
Dave will be responsible for expanding CareCentrix's technology services to support the company's increasing number of customers. He brings to CareCentrix nearly 20 years of information technology leadership experience. Dave previously led and developed information technology services for Viant, Inc., a healthcare payment solutions company. In his prior position, he was responsible for systems, technology and security for more than 3,200 facilities for Wells Fargo. He has also held leadership positions with GE and Sprint, as well as two IT consulting practices in India.
"As we continue to expand our services to include new programs like hospital readmission prevention and wound care management, we are committed to investing in and enhancing our technology to support our growing base of customers," said Eric Reimer, chief executive officer, CareCentrix. "Santosh's experience identifying and implementing high-performing technology solutions will be important to achieving our objective of providing our health plan customers with best-in-class service to effectively manage their members' home health needs. He is an outstanding addition to lead our experienced information technology team."
"CareCentrix is uniquely positioned to grow by serving our current and prospective customers well. Expanding the use of technology to actively manage the entire life cycle of care for our patients will continue to enable us to deliver quality care while controlling healthcare costs. Innovation, operational excellence, and speed to market will be my primary focus at CareCentrix," said Dave.
Founded in 1996, CareCentrix manages home nursing, infusion and medical equipment services for more than 20 million people across the country through a network of 5,000 credentialed home care providers. The company provides health care plans and providers with a one-stop solution that coordinates care for patients in the home including skilled nursing services, durable medical equipment and home infusion drug therapies. CareCentrix recently expanded its services with the development of a new program that will help payers and providers reduce the rising rate of hospital readmissions. CareCentrix is headquartered in East Hartford, Connecticut, and has operations in Melville, New York; Phoenix, Arizona; Tampa, Florida; and Albuquerque, New Mexico with a new regional care center that opened in Overland Park, Kansas this year. For more information about CareCentrix visit www.carecentrix.com.
SOURCE CareCentrix, Inc.