Connecticut-based Simione Healthcare Consultants recently named Anna Alvarez of Florida, a 25-year veteran of nursing and health care management, as a senior manager in quality management and operations improvement.
Alvarez, a certified Six Sigma professional who earned a master’s degree in nursing from Indiana Weysleyan University, has a background that blends hands-on care with leadership roles.
Alvarez started as a staff nurse and case manager in Cincinnati in 1979 before becoming senior consultant and regional director for home health and hospice at Health Dimensions Group in Minneapolis in 2002. Most recently, she oversaw a $220 million, 62-branch division of Louisville, Kentucky.-based Kindred at Home.
Simione, a national firm offering health care management consulting, specializes in operations, compliance and risk, finance, sales and marketing, cost reporting, information technology, and mergers and acquisitions. The firm launched in 1966 and serves 1,500 clients across the country.
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