|[April 14, 2014]
Timothy Bates Joins HomeCare Connect as Vice President of Operations
ORLANDO, Fla. --(Business Wire)--
Connect, a national workers' compensation company focused
exclusively on managing the quality and cost of home health
services and durable medical equipment and supplies, has named Timothy
Bates Vice President of Operations. In the newly created position, Bates
will oversee HomeCare Connect's durable medical equipment, clinical call
center and home modification operations.
"As a certified building contractor and licensed home inspector, Tim has
skills that are crucial to ensuring that home modifications are
medically necessary, executed properly and completed as cost-effectively
as possible," said Vonesa Wenzel, Chief Marketing Officer for HomeCare
For the past 15 years, Bates owned and operated Premier Home Healthcare,
Inc., a medical equipment company and was involved in educating people
on theimportance of safety and accessibility within the home. He has
also dedicated considerable time to advocacy, meeting with legislators
in Tallahassee, Fla. and Washington, DC to help improve services for the
elderly. He serves on the board of the Florida Alliance of Home Care
Service and is a committee member for the National Aging in Place
Council and is a Certified Aging in Place specialist.
"I look forward to bringing my knowledge and experience to the workers'
compensation market and helping injured workers and payers with their
home modification and durable medical equipment needs," Bates said.
Bates earned a bachelor's degree in communications and business
management from the University of Alabama and worked in its athletic
department while studying there.
About HomeCare Connect
Specializing in catastrophic cases, HomeCare Connect focuses exclusively
on managing the quality and cost of home health, durable medical
equipment and supplies for workers' compensation payers. Services
include nursing, home infusion, respiratory therapy, speech and
occupational therapy, along with the coordination of DME and supplies.
HomeCare Connect's partners consolidated their 20-plus years of workers'
compensation experience into offerings and service standards that ensure
that injured workers receive excellent care, in the fastest time frames,
and at the most affordable prices. HomeCare Connect guarantees response
to referrals within two hours and the delivery of an initial medical
summary within two days. Based near Orlando, the privately held company
serves clients nationally and can be reached at www.homecareconnect.co
or (855) 223-2228.
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