SUNRISE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jennifer Sheets, CEO and President of Interim HealthCare Inc., the nation’s leading franchise network of home care, senior care, home health, hospice and healthcare staffing services, has been named Chairperson of the Research Institute for Home Care’s Board of Directors. Her two-year term began on February 13th.
Formerly known as the Alliance for Home Health Quality & Innovation, the Research Institute for Home Care has been providing critical research and data on home care for over a decade. Sheets’ deep healthcare experience and years of industry advocacy efforts uniquely position her to shape the organization’s direction and provide strategic guidance to propel it into the future. She has served on the Board of Directors since 2019.
“I’m honored to guide this organization in its commitment to elevating home healthcare as the patient-preferred care option,” said Sheets. “We are at a pivotal point in our fight for enhanced recognition and federal funding for home healthcare services, and the work Research Institute for Home Care does is integral to the industry’s continued growth. I look forward to serving in this role and helping advance the organization’s vital mission to improve access to and delivery of care in the home.”
The Research Institute for Home Care is a non-profit, national consortium of home care providers and organizations that invests in research and education about home healthcare and its ability to deliver quality, cost-effective, patient-centered care across the care continuum. The Institute is committed to conducting and sponsoring research and initiatives that demonstrate and enhance the value proposition that home care has to offer patients and the entire U.S. healthcare system.
About Interim HealthCare Inc.
Founded in 1966 and First in Home Care®, Interim HealthCare Inc. is unique in combining the commitment of local ownership with the support of a national organization that develops innovative programs and quality standards. The only major franchise brand in its category to offer the full continuum of care, the company strives to improve the delivery of home healthcare and staffing services through 330 plus locations servicing the U.S. Ranked number one for the fifth year in a row by Entrepreneur magazine, franchisees employ nurses, therapists, aides, companions and other healthcare professionals who provide 25 million hours of home care to 200,000 people each year, as well as telehealth and care coordination services, to meet a variety of home health, senior care, hospice, palliative care, pediatric care and healthcare staffing needs. For more information or to locate an Interim HealthCare office, visit www.interimhealthcare.com.