Interim HealthCare Appoints New Clinical Quality Leader

Donna Merritt brings over 25 years of dedicated home health experience to the nation’s leading home health provider

SUNRISE, Fla.--()--Interim HealthCare Inc., the nation’s leading network of home care, senior care, home health, hospice and medical staffing services, announced today the addition of Donna Merritt as vice president of clinical quality.

“We’re thrilled to bring Donna on board to serve in the pivotal function of setting Interim HealthCare’s clinical direction,” said Paul Mastrapa, president and CEO of Interim HealthCare. “Clinical care is at the core of everything we do, and Donna’s background and track record of success make her uniquely suited to work with our franchisees across the nation to further the company’s long tradition of clinical excellence.”

Merritt, a registered nurse with a background in risk management, brings extensive experience and proven success in home health and hospice management to her new role. She will have comprehensive oversight of Interim HealthCare’s clinical operations and lead quality initiatives to continuously improve the standard of care and patient experience in consultation with franchise leaders, senior leaders, and clinicians. Her knowledge of the industry and eye towards innovating for the future will lend even greater focus to enhancing Interim HealthCare’s patient care approach that builds on the company’s more than five decades of experience in pioneering personalized care at home.

Merritt previously served as regional director of operations at BAYADA Home Health Care, where she achieved best-in-market star ratings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and exceeded quality, growth, and operational goals. Prior to that, she held positions at Amedisys Home Health and Hospice. Merritt earned her bachelor's degree in business administration from Florida State University.

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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 sixth 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 190,000 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 medical staffing needs. For more information or to locate an Interim HealthCare office, visit


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Interim HealthCare appoints new vice president of clinical quality, Donna Merritt


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