IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- QMerit, Inc., the creator of an innovative new SaaS platform for efficient labor sourcing in the technical services and home healthcare markets, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Heaney as its Board Director. In his role, Heaney will help the company continue to expand its offering and communicate the QMerit value proposition to the home healthcare market place.
Heaney has been involved in the delivery of health services at home since 1979. Heaney joined Addus Homecare in 1985, eventually becoming its President and CEO in May 2008 and its Chairman in June 2009. Heaney served in those roles until January 2016. Heaney is a seasoned board member serving both companies and organizations. During his career, Heaney served as a Member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Homecare (NAHC) for six years. He was Chairman of its Homecare Aide Section focused on Medicaid Services and a founding Board Member of the Medicaid Homecare Association of America. He was the first Chairperson of the National Private Duty Association of America. He is a Member of the Board of Advisors for Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago. Heaney also currently serves on the Board of Directors for Trade Winds, a community group serving the developmentally disabled.
In addition to his board roles, Heaney is a frequently invited speaker to industry and Medicaid policy conferences. Heaney has testified before Congress on behalf of home bound veterans and served on several state and local government Medicaid related task groups and advisory boards.
"We are truly enthused about Mark Heaney joining our board and bolstering our healthcare domain expertise," said Tracy K. Price, CEO and Chairman of QMerit. "We believe the unique combination of Mark's industry leading expertise in point of service caregiving coupled with the QMerit platform will create a step level change in the industry."
Heaney commented, "I have been blessed to have had the opportunity to spend my entire career in the provision of care at home to a deserving population. I am honored to join the Board at QMerit where, with our technology, we help provider organizations by bringing science and precision to the art of caregiver selection."
QMerit has developed the first cloud-based technology platform with a Smart-Market scheduling engine that helps companies in the home health care and technical services markets deliver the most qualified and cost-effective resources to projects and customers every time. Caregivers can now be matched to patients based on their unique requirements or specific disease state to drive consistently better medical outcomes. And, the most talented, best performing labor resources receive priority for the most desirable tasks through the QMerit meritocracy based performance contribution index. The platform also provides the right incentives for workers to always perform well and advance their service careers.
This first of its kind technology solution was built over the past three years within the technical services division of its Fortune 500 parent company. QMerit was spun out as a newco in Q4 of 2015 and formally launched as a commercial venture in January of 2016. Please visit us at http://qmerit.com.
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