The Joint Commission appoints new executive director Home Care Accreditation Program

Thursday, May 21 2020

Maureen Lyons
Corporate Communications

(OAKBROOK TERRACE, Illinois, May 21, 2020) – The Joint Commission has appointed Gary Bachrach as the new executive director of Business Development for its Home Care Accreditation Program. Bachrach is a strategic business development executive with more than 25 years of experience in a variety of health care settings including acute care, long-term care and durable medical equipment.

As executive director, Bachrach will be responsible for driving product strategy and development for the Home Care Accreditation Program to meet the needs of current and prospective customers. He also will oversee integrated business development and marketing strategies for the accreditation program.

“Gary’s blended background of sales and customer-facing service operations is a strong fit for this leadership role,” says Brian Enochs, JD, executive vice president, Business Development and Marketing. “As more patients and their families turn to the home care setting for care and services, I look forward to Gary’s expertise in identifying new opportunities to grow our Home Care Accreditation Program for the more than 6,000 home care programs that we accredit.”

In addition to providing strategic business development consulting services to health care companies, Bachrach previously served as area vice president for Freedom Medical, a national medical equipment company with an emphasis on fall and wound prevention and healing; as chief operating officer for Daniels Health, a sharps containment system company that reduces needle sticks to health care workers; and on the leadership team for Global Service and Support at Integra LifeSciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: IART), a medical device company that limits uncertainty for surgeons. 

Bachrach is on the board of directors for Hope Loves Company, the only nonprofit in the United States with the mission to provide education and emotional support to children who have or had a loved one battling amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

Bachrach graduated from the State University of New York at Binghamton with a bachelor’s degree in English and history.

Established in 1988, The Joint Commission’s Home Care Accreditation Program accredits approximately 6,000 programs that provide home care services directly or through a contracted individual or organization.

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About The Joint Commission

Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission seeks to continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value. The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 22,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. An independent, nonprofit organization, The Joint Commission is the nation’s oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. Learn more about The Joint Commission at www.jointcommission.org.

 

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