Maxim Healthcare Services Announces New Chief Financial and Strategy Officer

Sep 21, 2011, 15:00 ET from Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc.

COLUMBIA, Md., Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. (, an established provider of home healthcare, medical staffing, and wellness services, today announced an addition to the executive management team. Brett Barlag has joined Maxim Healthcare as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Strategy Officer.

In Brett's role at Maxim Healthcare, he will direct the Company's financial, accounting, and business strategy operations. Brett brings to Maxim Healthcare years of experience helping healthcare companies improve and strengthen their regulatory processes, develop powerful data driven analytics to measure and manage their business performance, respond to regulatory investigations, evaluate and develop corporate compliance programs, and assess and manage regulatory risk. 

Prior to joining Maxim Healthcare, Brett served as a senior managing director at FTI Consulting, Inc.  Brett's industry experience is vast having worked with companies across the healthcare supply chain including acute care hospitals and hospital systems, post-acute care providers, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, and retail and specialty pharmacies.

"Brett brings significant healthcare experience to Maxim Healthcare. In particular, he has managed regulatory process improvement efforts for healthcare and life science companies and helped to evaluate and strengthen compliance programs," said Maxim Healthcare Services' Chief Executive Officer Brad Bennett. "Brett's appointment is part of an overall strategy to strengthen Maxim Healthcare's mission to provide reliable, safe, and patient-centered care through innovation and efficient care delivery models."

"I've spent my entire career working with healthcare organizations to effectively address compliance challenges and manage regulatory risk," said Barlag.  "The great thing about Maxim Healthcare is that this company is embracing their present circumstances as an opportunity to become better. We are facing each challenge head on and I am confident that Maxim Healthcare will emerge a stronger company," said Barlag.

This appointment is a continuation of recent additions Maxim Healthcare has made to its executive leadership team. Other recent hires include Chief Compliance Officer Jacqueline Baratian, Chief Culture Officer Tim Kuhn, Chief Medical Officer and Chief Quality Officer W. John Langley, M.D., Chief Clinical Officer and Chief Operations Officer Paula Sotir, General Counsel Toni Jean Lisa, Chief Information Officer Gregory Ericson and Vice President of Human Resources Kathy Ayres.

Maxim Healthcare Services

Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. provides, home healthcare, medical staffing, and wellness services across the U.S. Founded in 1988, Maxim Healthcare is focused on delivering quality patient care and a commitment to employee development with an emphasis on customer service. Today Maxim Healthcare is an established partner in the industry and is constantly evolving to address the needs of the healthcare industry. We regularly research new markets, expand our geographical presence, and diversify our client services. Our innovative approach to managing our clients' needs is the foundation for our success. Learn more about Maxim Healthcare Services, Maxim Homecare, and Maxim Healthcare jobs.  

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