Betty’s solid background in both Marketing and Provider Relations positions her as an ideal candidate to blend together these very important roles.
Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) December 12, 2012
Mark Stepanik, Chief Operating Officer of Acuity Healthcare, LP, announced that the roles of Vice President, Provider Relations and Vice President, Managed Care will be integrated under the leadership of current Acuity Vice President of Managed Care, Betty Drake.
“I am very excited to have the opportunity to bring together two departments that in the past have worked very well together,” stated Ms. Drake. “The new position allows our team to focus on the growth of the company with more clarity. Under the direction of our LTAC hospital CEO’s, the marketing departments will work to develop all payer relationships and help to launch us into more of a highbred team to support the company’s future goals.”
Ms. Drake joined Acuity in June of 2011 as Vice President of Managed Care. Previously she served as the Assistant Vice President of Managed Care for Triumph Healthcare and District Director of Managed Care for Kindred. She received her BSN degree from Missouri Baptist College and is in the process of completing her MBA at South University. In addition to marketing and provider relations, Ms. Drake possesses a background in nursing and managed care contracting.
“Betty’s solid background in both Marketing and Provider Relations positions her as an ideal candidate to blend together these very important roles,” said Mr. Stepanik. “She understands our business and has proven ability to develop and deliver strategic marketing plans for the Acuity Hospitals.”
Acuity Healthcare is a privately-owned Long Term Acute Care hospital company founded in 2001, with headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina. Acuity currently owns and manages twelve LTACHs in New Jersey, Ohio, North Carolina, Texas and Arizona. To learn more about Acuity Healthcare, please visit: http://www.acuityhealthcare.net.
Ed Cooper, President & CEO
Acuity Healthcare, LP
10200 Mallard Creek Rd, Ste 300
Charlotte, NC 28262
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