Wyomissing, Pa.– Home Health Care Management, Inc. (HHCM) has appointed two key positions to serve its family of companies including Berks Visiting Nurse Association (VNA), Pottstown VNA and Advantage Home Care: Controller Vickie G. Kelly and Hospice Manager Diane Lincoln.
“We are thrilled to welcome Vickie and Diane to our talented team. They bring a magnitude of knowledge, expertise and collectively 50+ years of phenomenal experience,” said Constance Morrison, president and CEO, Home Health Care Management. “They’ll be wonderful assets for moving our organization forward and contributing to our strong mission of providing great quality care to serve the community.”
Kelly, a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), will be responsible for developing financial strategies that increase revenue and managing the financial performance of the organization.
With 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Kelly is backed by a broad base of financial, advisory and operational expertise. Most recently, she served as controller for 14 years at HomeCare Maryland, LLC, a LifeBridge Health affiliate in Baltimore, MD, which served more than 700 patients. Kelly was responsible for the interpreting the financial performance of the home health agency, creating dynamic financial statement forecasts and annual budgets, managing cash flow, serving as liaison with external tax and regulatory consultants, overseeing payroll and human resource functions, and overall fiscal responsibility. She played an integral role in the lean business team and its operational decisions and management, which included the acquisition activity and smooth implementation.
Past experience also includes Kelly’s role as corporate controller for Block Vision, Inc. (Superior Vision), Linthicum, Md.; finance manager, assistant director financial analysis, and senior financial analyst for CIGNA HealthCare, Columbia, Md.; senior consultant/health care consulting and assurance supervising senior/assurance practice for KPMG, LLP, Baltimore, Md.; and as a consultant for McBee Associates, LLP, Columbia, Md.
Kelly earned her bachelor of arts degree in finance and economics from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Ill.
Lincoln will focus on continued development of the VNAs’ growing hospice and palliative program. Her initiatives include improving processes, acquisitions and vendor relationships to ensure residents continue to receive a high level of care. This will be increasingly important as patient needs evolve. Providing employees with specialized training and education will be a valuable resource to help community members understand the accessibility of services provided under hospice and palliative care.
Her wealth of industry experience in home health care and hospice will serve the Berks and Pottstown VNAs with the intelligence to further develop its inpatient and home hospice program and its palliative program. For the past 30 years, Lincoln has had a productive career at with Crozer-Keystone Home Health & Hospice Services, Springfield, Pa., where she helped implement a palliative bridge program from home care to hospice as director of hospice. At Crozer, her other roles have included director of quality and operations, manager of utilization review and ancillary services, supervisor of social work and home health aide services, and service coordinator for the frail older adult program with the Office of Disease Management. Prior to Crozer, her roles included and child protective services worker and caseworker at Delaware County Children & Youth Services, Chester, Pa.
Lincoln earned her bachelor of science degree in social work from Shippensburg State College, Shippensburg, Pa.