On The Move
Ilaina Edison is CenterLight Health System's first chief strategy officer. Within this new position, Edison will help support the New York long-term care provider's growth and transformation to a coordinated care model.
Jori Poplawski the new director at Shepherd's Flock Child Care Center, an intergenerational child care center connected to the Lutheran Home in Arlington Heights.
Alan Levine will be taking the place of Dennis Vonderfecht as the president and chief executive officer at the Mountain States Health Alliance at the end of 2013.
Susan C. Cwieka is the new executive director of Watertown Square, a 90-apartment senior community, in Watertown, MA. The Residence at Watertown Square is scheduled to open in the fall of 2014.
Ferguson Partners Ltd. has made Erica Hirsen a director in the company's Chicago corporate office.
Avalere Health LLC has appointed Carrie William Bullock to its reimbursement and product commercialization services practice. Her new role will have Bullock addressing strategic and tactical issues throughout the lifecycle of medical technologies with a specific focus on diagnostics, devices, and drugs and biologics.
Adrienne Mims, M.D., is the new president of the American Health Quality Association and will hold this position for one year. She will lead the AHQA Board of Directors.
Life Care Centers of America has named Raymond Thompson as vice president of its Northwest Division. Based in Federal Way, WA, Thompson will oversee 29 skilled nursing facilities, rehabilitation and Alzheimer's centers in Washington, Idaho and Oregon.
Michelle Hart-Carlson is the new administrator of health services at Oak Trace senior living community in Downers Grove, IL.
Phil Alkana is Reliable Respiratory's new clinical care specialist. He comes to the company after working 30 years as a registered respiratory therapist.
After working at ACTS Retirement Life Communities for 29 years, Jonathan Grant has been promoted to the vice president of the mid-Atlantic region.
Rachel L. Polhemus has been promoted from consultant to senior partner at Witt/Kieffer, after working at the firm for nearly 10 years.
Bauleke was previously president of RelayHealth Enterprise Intelligence at McKesson.
Marvin Mashner, president and CEO of ACTS Retirement-Life Communities, will retire in June 2014.
For all of our talk about the need for retention in long-term care, let's be honest: It can be thrilling for caregivers to land a new job, and can be equally exciting to announce someone is coming to your organization.