Affinity Health Services participated in the PACAH 2016 Fall Conference held at the Hilton Harrisburg. This conference was a great opportunity to connect and re-connect with various healthcare professionals; advance our awareness of the changes and innovations occurring in the industry; and cultivate the relationships with the Pennsylvania’s aging service leaders who support our seniors.
On Thursday, October 13, Denise McQuown-Hatter, President/CEO of Affinity Health Services, spoke alongside Nick Stupakis, Director of Post-Acute Care of Allegheny Health Network and Andonia Aber, Regional Manager of Network Performance of Highmark Health, Home and Community Services about “Highmark Health: Forging a New Path and What This Means for Providers.” The session provided an overview of the initiatives and pathways Highmark is actively pursuing to manage their beneficiaries quality of care and services within the post-acute care arena, the factors utilized to evaluate network participation, scorecard metrics and provided an overview of the future of Highmark Health (HCS). Additional information was shared focusing on the provider’s perspective including how attendees can prepare and plan for network changes and the impact across the state.
Affinity Health Services, Inc. proudly welcomes our new Senior Vice President of Operations, Bryan Hagerich to the management team. Bryan will be providing day to day leadership and oversight of Affinity’s managed and consulting clients. Prior to joining Affinity Health Services, Bryan served as the Executive Director within multiple senior living communities in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors of post-acute care. Bryan’s responsibilities extended throughout all areas of business operations including strategic planning, business development and fiscal performance. In a previous role, he successfully led his community through the initial accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities – Continuing Care Accreditation Commission (CARF-CCAC).
Bryan is a graduate of the Leading Age Pennsylvania Fellows in Leadership Program, a distinguished honor within the non-profit senior living industry. He has been licensed as a Nursing Home Administrator in the state of Pennsylvania since 2011.
Bryan received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Delaware where he was a four year scholar athlete and a member of the Athletics Governing Board. In his spare time, he is an outdoor enthusiast and involved with numerous organizations within the surrounding community where he resides.