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Lois A. Bowers

Lois A. Bowers

Lois has spent almost her entire career covering healthcare, the business of healthcare and related topics via journalism or public relations. She holds a master's degree in journalism and mass communication from Kent State University (media management) and is the recipient of the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Award as well as other honors.

Most recent articles by Lois A. Bowers

Pacicco succeeds Damgaard as MatrixCare CEO

Steve Pacicco has succeeded John Damgaard as president and CEO of MatrixCare, the company announced Monday. Pacicco brings more than 25 years of experience in healthcare and healthcare technology to his new role. He most recently was vice president of portfolio strategy and corporate development for the ResMed SaaS business. He came to ResMed through…

Jamie Dlatt

Women of Distinction 2019: Jamie Dlatt

Jamie Dlatt, vice president of operations at Legacy Healthcare and a 2019 inductee into the McKnight’s Women of Distinction Hall of Honor, shares when her interest in gerontology and skilled nursing began, what continues to appeal to her about working in the field, and the advice she has for working mothers.

Covia promotes Ichien to vice president of life plan operations

Christopher Ichien has been promoted to vice president of life plan operations for Covia, a nonprofit senior living organization based in Walnut Creek, CA. In his new role, he will supervise and support the executive directors of Covia’s five life plan communities throughout Northern California. Ichien joined Covia in 2007 as the assistant executive director…

Wellington at Hershey’s Mill names new director of nursing

Ashleigh Ryan has been named director of nursing at Wellington at Hershey’s Mill, a Benchmark retirement community offering independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing and rehabilitation services in West Chester, PA. In her new position, Ryan will oversee the nursing personnel and patient care, as well as administrative tasks such as record-keeping and budgeting. Ryan…

Golden LivingCenters – Indiana appoints Heydon CFO

Larry Heydon has joined Indianapolis-based Golden LivingCenters – Indiana as chief financial officer. He will oversee the day-to-day financial operations as well as identify new opportunities for growth and improvement. Heydon brings more than 26 years of healthcare and finance expertise to the role, in which he will provide executive financial leadership for the company’s…

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