The LHC Group, a Lafayette, La.-based provider of home health and hospice services, named Cathy Newhouse to the new position of senior vice president of clinical program development and innovation. She starts Aug. 15.
LHC Group names Newhouse SVP
Newhouse will oversee LHC clinical information analytics, care transition, telehealth and telemonitoring at more than 300 company locations and oversee clinical relations at 123 LHC-hospital joint ventures, according to an LHC news release.
Newhouse, 49, is a registered nurse and healthcare executive. She served on the CMS' post-acute-care technical expert panel in 2010 and has worked as senior vice president of sales and clinical programs at Almost Family, a Louisville, Ky.-based provider of home health services; and as vice president of specialties with Gentiva Health Services, Melville, N.Y.
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