Joe Steier, CEO, Signature HealthCARE, joins Board of Directors for Caremerge, a StartUp Health Company
Steier to Bring Years of Innovative Long-Term Care Experience to This Revolutionary Healthcare Technology Company
Chicago, IL – November 5, 2013 – Caremerge, an innovative communication and care coordination platform for senior living, has announced today the addition of Joe Steier, President and CEO, Signature HealthCARE, to the Caremerge Board of Directors. Steier brings over 20 years of leadership experience in long-term care innovations to the board of this fast-growing, Chicago-based company.
Steier joined Home Quality Management, now Signature HealthCARE, as President to help grow the small organization into a regional family-based long-term care provider. Today, as President and CEO of Signature HealthCARE, Mr. Steier focuses on innovative Quality of Life programs, a thriving interfaith spirituality focus, and aggressive plans for organizational learning to meet the real needs of his residents and stakeholders. An innovative leader, Mr. Steier reshaped the aging healthcare industry by helping to establish the International Center for Long Term Care Innovation, aiming to incubate and invest in startup companies that offer technologies that might be used in the aging-care industry.
“We are delighted to announce the addition of Joe Steier to our Board of Directors,” said Asif Khan, CEO of Caremerge. “Joe’s leadership combined with his vision to radically change the landscape of long-term care forever, makes his addition to our Board of Directors a natural fit. We are looking forward to working with Joe as he continues to provide deep insight and innovation into this very important healthcare sector.”
Caremerge, a member of The StartUp Health and GE Entrepreneurship Program, is a rapidly growing senior living technology company that is focused on solving the communication and care coordination problems that are inherent to senior living communities and their stakeholders. The technology platform uses a set of integrated mobile and web solutions to connect senior living staff and outside stakeholders (doctors, therapists, specialists, families, etc.) to facilitate timely care decisions for the elderly residing in senior care communities. Caremerge was recently named “One of Five Most Promising Health Apps,” by HealthBeat 2013, and this past month, was voted one of “Chicago’s Top-3 Coolest.”
Caremerge is a healthcare technology company dedicated to revolutionizing communication and care coordination in senior living. Caremerge is a member of The StartUp Health and GE Entrepreneurship Program. For more information, please visit www.caremerge.com.