Honor makes several changes in direction; AccentCare appoints new human resources director


Honor Appoints New President, Appoints New Chief Product Officer, CFOs

San Francisco-based Honor, the home care technology company that owns Home Replaceappointed Ian Clarkson as the company’s new president.

Clarkson will lead Honor’s core operations, overseeing care, growth and product teams. He will also focus on day-to-day operations as well as Honor’s long-term success and strategy.

“Ian’s arrival will strengthen our ability to meet the massive societal need to provide high-quality care for older adults,” Honor CEO Seth Sternberg said in a statement. “His energy, focus and vast experience in technology and operations will make him an excellent leader and a tremendous asset to our organization as we pursue our mission to expand the world’s care capacity.”

Prior to joining Honor, Clarkson was most recently chief operating officer at Nerdy, an online learning platform that connects teachers and students using technology and AI.

Clarkson also spent 14 years at Amazon (AMZN), where he set up home grocery delivery service AmazonFresh and led Amazon’s seller services business in Europe.

“I’m extremely excited to join a team working on a mission that I support and believe in,” said Clarkson. “Honor is not only focused on meeting the needs of businesses today, but also on creating the care delivery platform for the future, bringing more types of care to more people. I look forward to setting the company up for long term success as the go-to provider of high quality care in the aging space.

Along with a new president, Honor has also named a new chief product officer in Tamar Rosati and a new chief financial officer in Andrew Steinberg.

AccentCare appoints David Cook Chief Human Resources Officer

AccentCare, the Dallas-based home care provider, has named David Cook Jr. as its new chief human resources officer.

Prior to joining AccentCare, Cook was senior vice president of human resources and chief human resources officer for Cincinnati-based TriHealth Health System. Cook brings nearly 30 years of human resources experience, including 15 years in senior healthcare management.

“I look forward to utilizing and promoting the resources available at AccentCare that will attract and retain talent that will grow with the company,” Cook said in a statement. “I want to celebrate the people who work here and the mission-driven work they do.”

AccentCare is one of the nation’s largest home health care providers. The company also provides personal care and hospice services in 32 states.

In his new role, Cook will be responsible for “fostering an environment of opportunity and growth” for AccentCare’s workforce, according to the company. While focusing on retention, Cook will focus on investing in staff who wish to pursue personal and professional growth.

“I am delighted to welcome David to our leadership team with his vast experience, and I know he is excited to dive in to work at AccentCare,” AccentCare CEO Steve Rodgers said in a statement.

New COO moves up the ranks at Compassus

Laura Templeton has been named Compassus’ new chief operating officer and executive vice president.

Templeton has been with the Brentwood, Tennessee-based company for a decade and has held several leadership positions, most recently as senior vice president and director of clinical operations.

In addition to home health services, Compassus also offers infusion therapy, palliative care, and palliative care at 200 sites in 30 states.

“I am excited about the future of Compassus and the opportunity we have to improve our patient experience through people, partnerships and innovation,” Templeton said in a statement. “I am honored to continue to play a role in how Compassus provides quality care to our patients and communities.”

Prior to joining Compassus, Templeton was director of St. Joseph Hospital West in Lake Saint Louis, Missouri, where she oversaw the intensive care, telemetry, and short-stay cardiac units.

“Laura has proven herself throughout her career as an innovative, driven and compassionate leader,” Compassus CEO David Grams said in a statement. “She brings a true entrepreneurial perspective and a unique ability to inspire our team members to excel.”

Carolina Caring appoints new chief medical officer

Carolina Caring, the palliative, hospice and primary care provider, has named Dr. Virginia Duany as chief medical officer.

Carolina Caring offers services to children and adults in North Carolina.

“We are thrilled that Duany has accepted the position of Chief Medical Officer of Carolina Caring,” President and CEO Dana Killian said in a statement. “His knowledge and wealth of experience will be invaluable assets as we continue to serve people with serious illnesses in greater numbers than ever before.”

Duany – a 15-year veteran of the healthcare industry – is also a member of the American Osteopathic Association and the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

Caring Carolina’s service area includes 12 cities in the western North Carolina region.

“I’m humbled and excited,” Duany said in a statement. “I’ve always been driven by the possibility of improving people’s lives. Leading our healthcare teams as they help our patients manage their disease is rewarding on many levels. »


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