HAMDEN, Conn., June 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Home Care & Hospice Association of New Jersey has honored Robert J. Simione, Managing Principal, Simione Healthcare Consultants, with the 2016 Martha Esposito Award for outstanding achievement and dedication to the industry. The award was presented at the Association's annual conference held June 15-17 at the Tropicana Casino & Resort, Atlantic City. A celebrated national expert in post-acute care, Bob has been a highly engaged in home care and hospice advocacy for more than 40 years, serving as former advisory board chairman of the Home Health and Hospice Financial Managers Association, and as a board member for the National Association for Home Care and Hospice. A graduate of Villanova University, he is a frequent national keynote speaker and workshop presenter.
Simione Healthcare Consultants has also welcomed two new team members – Jeffrey Holm and Melynda Lee – as Senior Managers in sales, marketing and referral management.
With 18 years of experience in hospice and leadership roles since 2004, Holm has extensive experience in multi-state/site management, operations and staff development with several hospice and community health providers. He earned a bachelor's degree and gerontology certificate from the University of Colorado. He resides in Michigan.
Lee has extensive experience in sales, marketing, communications, administration and strategic planning, having served as a home health and hospice leader in Florida and Georgia since 2008. She was a board and education committee member with the Georgia Hospice and Palliative Organization, and founder/co-chairperson of the Greater Atlanta Hospice-Veteran Partnership. She also served for 10 years as a sales and marketing leader with a regional media group at the New York Times. Lee earned a BFA in advertising design from University of North Florida, and an MBA from Webster University.
About Simione Healthcare Consultants
Founded in 1966, Simione Healthcare Consultants provides comprehensive business solutions for home health and hospice in the areas of operations, compliance and risk, finance, sales and marketing, cost reporting, information technology, and mergers and acquisitions. Simione's experts and tools support performance improvement across the healthcare continuum, engaging agencies, hospitals and health networks to improve quality, reduce costs, and minimize risk for more effective delivery of patient care. Call 844.215.8825 or visit Simione.com for more information.
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