BLOOMINGTON, Minn., May 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MatrixCare®, the largest and highest-ranked long-term post-acute care (LTPAC) technology provider in the United States, today announced that Dr. Jeffrey Rideout has joined its Board of Directors. Currently president and CEO of Integrated Healthcare Association, Dr. Rideout brings to his director role a rich background encompassing executive management, healthcare consulting, academia, technology and medicine. He will be a key contributor to MatrixCare’s strategy and product portfolio as the company continues its rapid growth across the LTPAC spectrum of care.
“As the US long-term post-acute care industry accelerates its transition to a fee-for-value model, Dr. Rideout’s extensive healthcare management background and diverse professional network will be invaluable,” said John Damgaard, MatrixCare president and CEO. “His track record of steering healthcare organizations to greater profitability through efficient management and innovative technology will help us as we continue to evolve our solutions to help LTPAC operators thrive during turbulent times. I look forward to Jeff’s insight and counsel as MatrixCare continues to expand its product offering in service of our nation’s growing senior population.”
In his role with Integrated Healthcare Association, a statewide multi-stakeholder leadership group promoting quality improvement, accountability and affordability of California healthcare, Dr. Rideout oversees the nation’s largest and longest-running value-based performance assessment program, covering more than 10 million consumers. Dr. Rideout also serves as a director or advisor to several companies in addition to MatrixCare, including Amedisys Corporation, GE Ventures and the American Heart Association. He also holds academic appointments with Stanford University as Consulting Professor, Department of Health Research and Policy, School of Medicine and the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business.
He has also held roles as Chief Medical Officer with information technology companies The TriZetto Group and Cisco Systems, as well as with Blue Shield of California, where he was also president and CEO of Blue Shield of California Foundation.
Dr. Rideout received a BS in Biology from Stanford University, a master’s in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University, and his medical degree from Harvard Medical School.
Ranked Best in KLAS for Long-Term Care Software in 2017, MatrixCare solutions have powered the long-term care continuum for over 30 years. MatrixCare is the largest U.S. LTPAC technology provider and the first to offer a true full-spectrum solution. Used in more than 12,000 facility-based care settings and 2,000 home care and home health agencies, MatrixCare’s solutions help skilled nursing and senior living providers, life plan communities (CCRCs), and home health organizations to prosper as we migrate to a fee-for-value healthcare system. Through its CareCommunity population care management platform, built on Microsoft Azure, MatrixCare offers the industry’s first solution for helping the emerging set of conveners and diversified LTPAC operators deliver superior care and better outcomes across the full spectrum of care. Visit www.matrixcare.com and www.carecommunity.com for more information.
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