Date: May 02, 2012 Source:
Richmond, VA, May 1, 2012 -- WellAWARE Systems, the leading senior care wellness remote monitoring solution, announced today the appointment of Teresa DiMarco as its chief executive officer. In this role, DiMarco will lead the company through its next stage of rapid growth.
"We are extremely pleased to have attracted an executive of Teresa's caliber to lead and scale WellAWARE in its mission of improving the quality and efficiency of care for seniors," said David Horazdovsky, CEO of The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society and member of WellAWARE's Board. "Her impressive track record of leadership combined with her strong ability to build and manage high-performance teams will ensure that WellAWARE will continue to drive innovation and establish strong strategic partnerships that allow its customers to deliver the most cost effective and highest quality care possible."
DiMarco joins WellAWARE with over 25 years of executive management experience in various sectors of healthcare. Throughout her successful career she has combined an unwavering commitment to customer success with strategic leadership and strong execution. As a result, she has successfully built market-leading organizations that have consistently achieved significant growth in revenue and profitability. Most recently, DiMarco served as president of Unisys' Health Information Management business unit, where she significantly grew revenue and improved profitability and positioned the group for long-term growth. Prior to Unisys, DiMarco was president and CEO of First Health Services Corporation where she grew the company three-fold and successfully established it as the leader in public sector health benefit management programs. Prior to joining First Health, DiMarco held several senior positions in the healthcare industry, including vice president of Health Benefits Management and Managed Care Operations for Trigon Blue Cross/Blue Shield, now Anthem/Wellpoint. DiMarco holds a BS in Nursing from the University of Virginia (UVA) and an MBA from UVA Darden Graduate School of Business Administration.
"This is an exciting time to be joining WellAWARE," said DiMarco. "WellAWARE is an incredibly dynamic organization addressing one of our country's greatest challenges -- caring for the growing senior population. The company's innovative solutions, industry-leading customers and strategic partners form an exceptionally strong platform for growth. I am looking forward to joining such a talented team and market-leading customers to continue building a platform that empowers senior care providers to deliver the highest quality of care and improve their business results."
"Teresa's world-class healthcare experience, sales and marketing expertise, and demonstrated leadership skills made her, without question, the obvious choice for this role," said Liam Donohue, Managing Director of .406 Ventures and member of WellAWARE's board of directors. "Under her leadership, WellAWARE will increase its lead in developing and deploying innovative monitoring technologies that help customers improve the quality of the care that they provide."
About WellAWARE Systems
WellAWARE Systems is driven by a passion for changing the conversation of healthcare for seniors from one of health crisis "intervention" to one of "prevention". Professional caregivers utilize its advanced remote monitoring platform to help them make pro-active, more efficient and cost effective decisions about the care they provide to seniors. This proactive approach leads to earlier interventions into emergent conditions, reduced hospitalizations and improved cost management. For more information, please visit the company online at www.wellawaresystems.com.