NEW ORLEANS, June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CareRise®, a leading risk management and ratings company in the (PAC)/post-acute care healthcare sector, announced today that it has appointed Terry Sullivan, M.D., as its Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Sullivan has over 30 years of experience in healthcare and has served as Strategic Medical Director for one of the country's largest skilled nursing facility chains. He has also held key leadership roles in several Medicare Advantage plans and has worked extensively in the fields of liability insurance, clinical software technology, and global healthcare manufacturing. Dr. Sullivan served as chairman of the Colorado Board of Health and has extensive experience in public health and the post-acute care industry. He is a graduate of Georgetown Medical School and is board certified in Internal Medicine.
"I am excited to be a part of CareRise®, a patient-centered organization that is using technology to drive innovative solutions in the areas of quality, performance improvement, and risk reductions. Risk management is critical in an industry as heavily scrutinized as (PAC)/post-acute care; the CareRise® service platform combines the best of professional nursing consultation and the latest technology in order to drive superior outcomes for both the patient and business. In an increasingly consumer-driven industry, online real-time tools like CareRise Index® are essential for patients and families to be able to shop around in order to make the best informed decisions about the healthcare they will purchase," Dr. Sullivan said.
"We are elated to have Dr. Sullivan on board, as we are currently rolling out our latest CareRise Index® offering to providers and organizations nationwide. Education and 'getting our message out' is a key element in our ongoing mission. Dr. Sullivan's vast experience, knowledge and genuine passion and enthusiasm for our industry fits right in with me personally and our company," said Tim Goux, founder of CareRise®.
CareRise® is a full-service risk management company combining its proprietary clinical and software enabled programs, all towards enhancing quality care and minimizing risk exposures. CRI|CareRise Index® is the latest offering from CareRise®, and its platform provides a new, state of the art, near real-time ratings platform for all post-acute care facilities. CareRise Index® measures all of the key factors that matter to patients, residents, and all healthcare professionals working in the healthcare continuum. Core elements of the CRI®SCORE rating are quality and risk measures, staffing verifications, and patient satisfaction surveys.
CareRise® and CareRise Index® are available to skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, continuing care retirement communities, specialty hospitals, self-insured programs/captives, and insurance companies. CareRise® can be accessed directly, or through its distribution partners which are global leaders in the medical sales and insurance brokerage sectors.
About CareRise® Holdings
CareRise® is a specialty risk management and ratings company that provides its proprietary and proven clinically-driven, technology-enabled services to post-acute care/senior living properties, insurance companies, and self-insured programs/captives/RRGs - nationwide and internationally. To date, CareRise® has won four U.S. Patents for its creations. For more information CareRise®, please visit www.careriseindex.com/tg, www.carerise.com/tg, www.facebook.com/careriseindex.