BAYSIDE, N.Y., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Personal Touch Home Care announced today that David N. Slifkin has been promoted to CEO of Personal Touch Home Care, Inc.
Personal Touch Home Care is pleased to announce the promotion of Mr. David N. Slifkin to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO). His knowledge and contributions have been instrumental in the growth of the company from $40 million to $400 million in revenue. He has recently engineered an $85 million refinancing facility for the company.
Mr. Slifkin brings 30 years of experience to Personal Touch Home Care with demonstrated leadership in positioning companies as market leaders and in developing innovative methods for delivering cost-effective home care.
Dr. Felix Glaubach and Mr. Robert Marx, co-founders of Personal Touch Home Care, stated, "Mr. Slifkin has a deep concern for the well-being of our patients and employees and we have complete faith in his ability to continue to navigate the company in a complex and uncertain environment. We will both continue to be actively involved in the business and guide our company forward."
Mr. Slifkin joined the company in 1991 and has previously served as the company's Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Development Officer. Prior to joining the company, he held senior management positions in NASDAQ-traded home health care companies. He is a Certified Public Accountant and began his career with the accounting firm of Ernest & Young.
"I am honored to be given the opportunity to lead this dynamic and patient-centered home care company into the future. I am committed to insuring that our elderly, frail and disabled will have the option to receive care in the comfort of their home, and avoid institutionalization," said Mr. Slifkin.
Personal Touch Home Care is a leading national provider of home care services with more than 50 locations in 13 states. The company provides a full range of nursing and licensed therapy services, as well as home health aide services, to over 50,000 patients a year. Personal Touch Home Care has developed specialty mental health, wound care, pediatrics, maternal/child, hospice, and rehabilitation programs. It is an industry leader in technology including telemedicine, computerized patient records, and HIPAA-compliant electronic communications.
SOURCE Personal Touch Home Care, Inc.