LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (“Kindred” or the “Company”) (NYSE:KND) today announced the promotion of Dr. Marc Rothman to Senior Vice President and Senior Chief Medical Officer for the Company, effective immediately. In this capacity Dr. Rothman will oversee the Company’s physician strategy, lead Kindred’s executive physician team, and drive physician network development and recruitment across divisions and service lines. Dr. Rothman will report to Kindred’s Chief Operating Officer, Kent H. Wallace.
Dr. Rothman brings more than a decade of expertise in internal and geriatric medicine, post-acute and long-term care, and clinical epidemiology. He joined Kindred in November 2011 as Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of the Nursing Center Division. Prior to joining Kindred, Dr. Rothman practiced medicine with the Permanente Medical Group, where he directed the post-acute medical and palliative care service for the Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center. Dr. Rothman earned his medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine, and fellowships in Geriatric Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, at Yale University. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, and Hospice and Palliative Medicine, and is a Certified Medical Director.
“As a nationally recognized expert in quality aging medical care, Marc will help take Kindred to the next level in delivering recovery and wellness across the entire continuum,” said Benjamin A. Breier, Kindred’s President. “Since joining Kindred, Marc’s clinical leadership has played an important role in advancing initiatives that have contributed to additional quality and clinical improvements for patients in our nursing centers.”
“Marc is passionate about ensuring that patients in all Kindred locations receive the high quality medical care necessary to quickly recover and return home,” said Mr. Wallace. “We are confident that his dedication and medical skills will enhance our patient-centered care management approach and help us deliver on our Mission every day.”
About Kindred Healthcare
Kindred Healthcare, Inc., a top-85 private employer in the United States, is a FORTUNE 500 healthcare services company based in Louisville, Kentucky with revenues of approximately $7.2 billion.1 At September 30, 2014, on a pro forma basis to include Gentiva and Centerre, Kindred through its subsidiaries had approximately 105,200 employees providing healthcare services in 2,880 locations in 47 states, including 97 transitional care hospitals, 16 inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, 99 nursing centers, 22 sub-acute units, 645 Kindred at Home hospice, home health and non-medical home care locations, 102 inpatient rehabilitation units (hospital-based) and a contract rehabilitation services business, RehabCare, which served 1,899 non-affiliated facilities. Ranked as one of Fortune magazine’s Most Admired Healthcare Companies for six years in a row, Kindred’s mission is to promote healing, provide hope, preserve dignity and produce value for each patient, resident, family member, customer, employee and shareholder we serve. For more information, go to www.kindredhealthcare.com. You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook.
1Revenues were computed by combining the twelve months ended September 30, 2014 data for Kindred, Gentiva Health Services, Inc. (“Gentiva”), which was acquired by the Company on February 2, 2015, and Centerre Healthcare Corporation (“Centerre”), which was acquired by the Company on January 1, 2015.