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Genesis HealthCare Corporation : GENESIS HEALTHCARE APPOINTS NEW CHIEF NURSING OFFICER

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07/17/2012 | 09:41pm CET

Kennett Square, PA(July 17, 2012) - Genesis HealthCareSM , one of the nation's largest providers of skilled nursing and assisted living care, today announced that JoAnne Reifsnyder, PhD, ACHPN, has been appointed the Company's Chief Nursing Officer. Dr. Reifsnyder assumes the position from Nancy Grimes who retired in July 2012 after 17 years with Genesis HealthCare.
JoAnne Reifsnyder completed a postdoctoral fellowship in psychosocial oncology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, and holds a PhD in nursing from the University of Maryland, a Master's Degree in nursing from Thomas Jefferson University, and a BSN from Holy Family College.

In 2002, Dr. Reifsnyder co-developed and was the coordinator of a palliative care minor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, and taught both core courses to nursing, social work and medical students. In 2009, she led the development of the first Masters' program in Chronic Care Management at Jefferson School of Population Health (JSPH), Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Reifsnyder has held executive and leadership roles in both for profit and not for profit health care settings. Prior to joining Genesis, she was Senior Vice President, Care Transitions, with Moorestown, NJ-based Care Kinesis, LLC. In this role, she served as a consultant to Genesis HealthCare and to Bayada Nurses, working with executives and clinical team members to develop a skilled nursing facility to home transitional care model for vulnerable older adults. Dr. Reifsnyder was formerly Chief Quality Outcomes officer for excelleRx, Inc., a Philadelphia-based medication management therapy company. She was also co-founder and partner in Ethos Consulting Group, LLC, a company focused on program development, education/training and research/evaluation to advance end of life care. She was formerly the Director of the Hospice Program for the VNA of Greater Philadelphia and was Director of Patient Services for Samaritan Hospice in Marlton, NJ.

Dr. Reifsnyder is President of the Board of Directors for the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association, and serves on the Boards of Hospice Foundation of America, Pennsylvania Hospice Network, and LifeChoice Hospice. She is a member of American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE), the National Gerontological Nurses Association (NGNA) and Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing.She is certified as an advanced practice nurse in hospice and palliative care.
"First, I want to thank Nancy Grimes for her dedication and commitment to Genesis and all of our clinical employees over the last 17 years and I wish her well in her retirement," notes George V. Hager, Jr., Genesis HealthCare's Chief Executive Officer."Second, I would like to welcome JoAnne.JoAnne is a seasoned nurse executive with more than 30 years experience in clinical practice, administration, consulting, education and research level.I cannot think of a better person to lead this company in the next generation of clinical expertise and performance."_______________________________________________________________________
Genesis HealthCare is dedicated to improving the lives we touch through the delivery of high-quality healthcare and everyday compassion.

About Genesis HealthCare LLC
Genesis HealthCare LLC is one of the nation's largest long-term careproviders with over 200 skilled nursing centers and assisted living residences in 13 eastern states. Genesis also supplies contract rehabilitation therapy to over 1,100 healthcare providers in 35 states and the District of Columbia.



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