PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Enclara Pharmacia (Enclara), the market leader in comprehensive pharmacy management services to the hospice industry, and its affiliate Turn-Key Health, an end-of-life population health management company, today announced the appointment of Tom Maxwell, an experienced professional with specialized expertise in homecare and hospice technology and a commitment to the healthcare community, to its Board of Directors (BOD). Most recently, Maxwell held the position of Chief Strategy Officer and chair of the Clinical and Financial Advisory Boards at Homecare Homebase, the industry’s leading electronic medical record (EMR). Tom also held the title of Chief Operations Officer at Homecare Homebase for seven years. He was formerly director of Customer Services for the Ambulatory Physician Office and Electronic Medical records at GE Healthcare, and vice president of Implementation and Customer Services for Millbrook/GE Healthcare.
“The strategic development plan for Enclara Pharmacia relates to innovating with technology, with the design of a highly integrated and technologically-based medication management model that will be a game changer,” says Andy Horowitz, CEO of Enclara Pharmacia. “Tom will guarantee our success in execution and be a critical part of our strategic intelligence. Recognized for his success in innovating in the field of healthcare technology, Tom brings additional insights from a decade of work as a Navy Hospital Corpsman where he trained hospital staff and provided direct medical treatment. This technical dedication and service to our country, combined with his understanding of the healthcare industry, caregivers, veterans and patients, further enhances our BOD and the potential for a new trajectory of growth for Enclara and Turn-Key Health.”
Maxwell studied Management Information Systems, with Special Recognition, at Park University, while serving as a Navy Fleet Marine Force Hospital Corpsman where he was awarded two Navy Accommodation Medals, three Navy Achievement Medals, one Army Achievement Medal and the National Defense Medal. Also, he served as on the Board of Directors for the Trophy Club Wounded Warriors Association and continues to be an advocate for many of the wounded warriors programs throughout the country.
He also served as a technical advisor to the Alliance for Home Health Quality and Innovation technology workgroup, an active member of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) Homecare Technology Association, and author of many publications, presentations and articles focused on technology and healthcare.
Maxwell says, “I am honored by this appointment, and look forward to helping Enclara continue its leadership position in the hospice and palliative care industry. Enclara is playing a significant role nationwide, diminishing unnecessary emotional and financial costs to patients at the end-of-life.”
Maxwell joins the current Enclara BOD, including:
- Andrew Horowitz, founder and CEO of Enclara Pharmacia, is an attorney by education who transitioned into healthcare to become a highly regarded and successful pharmaceutical and healthcare entrepreneur and leader. He founded Partners Healthcare, Solutions Homecare, Care Alternatives, Enclara Health, and Turn-Key Health.
- Benjamin Edmands, managing partner and co-founder of Consonance Capital Partners (CCP), previously served as a managing director at JPMP, where he co-led the Healthcare Group. He has served on numerous corporate boards in the healthcare industry.
- Nancy-Ann DeParle, partner and co-founder of Consonance Capital Partners. Currently serves on the board of directors of several, high profile public companies in the healthcare industry. Prior to CCP, she was assistant to the President and Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy in the White House and served as counselor to the President and Director of the White House Office of Health Reform.
- Vickie Capps, member of the Consonance Capital Partners Senior Advisory Board, was most recently the executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer of DJO Global, Inc. She holds a seat on the board of directors of several, high profile public companies in the healthcare industry.
About Enclara Pharmacia
Enclara Pharmacia is a national full service mail order and PBM supplier of medications and clinical services developed specifically for the hospice and palliative care industry. Enclara services over 500 customers and 85,000 patients in 48 states, helping to reduce pharmacy costs through a clinically driven model that enables home delivery of pharmaceuticals, as well as access to a network of over 65,000 retail pharmacies, including our own automated fulfillment pharmacies, and institutional pharmacies. For more information, visit www.enclarapharmacia.com.
About Turn-Key Health
Turn-Key Health, an affiliate of Enclara Pharmacia, is an end-of-life population health management company that aligns payers, community-based palliative care providers, and members through technology and process to solve the problem of poor quality, low satisfaction, and extreme high cost during the last years of life. Visit http://www.turn-keyhealth.com.