Movers & Shakers: LifeSpire’s New Hospitality Ambassador

LifeSpire of Virginia Welcomes Hospitality Ambassador

LifeSpire of Virginia appointed Sally San Soucie to the newly created position of hospitality ambassador.

In the new role, San Soucie is responsible for establishing hospitality standards across LifeSpire’s four continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) in Virginia, developing a detailed curriculum in hospitality training for all LifeSpire employees and instilling a culture of hospitality.

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San Soucie has more than 15 years of experience with CCRCs. Most recently, she worked in a contract management role with Aramark at VCU Health System.

“We’re very excited about bringing five-star hospitality and customer service to senior living,” LifeSpire President and CEO Jonathan Cook said in a news release. “Under Ms. San Soucie’s direction, our reputation for hospitality will be unparalleled.”

Pathway Health Names Senior Medical Advisor

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Pathway Health, a post-acute care professional services organization and an education, management and consulting services company for the implementation of INTERACT 4.0, named Joseph G. Ouslander, M.D., as senior medical advisor.

As senior medical advisor, Ouslander will work closely with Pathway Health’s senior leadership team and clients as they implement quality initiatives to support value-based care. Ouslander helped create and distribute INTERACT (Interventions to Reduce Acute Care Transfers), a quality improvement program that assists long-term care facilities and programs in improving care and reducing unnecessary hospitalizations and their related complications and costs. He is also an internationally recognized geriatrician and a professor at Florida Atlantic University.

“I look forward to supporting Pathway Health’s expert consultants as they assist post-acute care organizations fully implement INTERACT 4.0 and improve quality of care,” Ouslander said in a news release.

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Cadence McShane Construction Company announced the appointment of Sue Lehrer to build out their senior living network.

In her new role, Lehrer will work to expand the senior living network, which aims to create a group of market analysts, developers, owners, operators, management companies, brokers and more. Lehrer began her career in senior living with ARA Living Centers, helping to build memory care units in the early 1980s in Arizona.

Written by Kourtney Liepelt

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