Amy Hancock, CEO
| (412) 440-0142
William R Henry, CFO
| (412) 440-0142
Amy received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Pittsburgh. Amy started her LTC journey as a Certified Nursing Assistant in 1980. Today she has over 25 years of contract rehabilitation experience; as well as 35 years’ experience in the nursing home industry. Amy provides lectures across the state on Healthcare Reform for various organizations. She is active in attending regulatory meetings and conferences to maintain insight to stay ahead of the changes.
William has over 30 years of experience in dealing with various business entities and their interplay with financial institutions and federal and state agencies and their regulations. His clients include nursing homes, independent living complexes, home health agencies, physical therapy groups, physician practices, and other business enterprises. William received his B.S. in accounting from Marietta College and his Masters of Taxation from Robert Morris College.
William Gammie, Senior Vice President
| (724) 612-4463
Dave Lishinsky, VP of Clinical Compliance
| (724) 840-4843
William D. Gammie is currently the Senior Vice President of Care Coordination Management, LLC in Pittsburgh, PA. William is a Community Based Care industry leader with over 18+ years’ experience in supporting efforts impacting Hospitals, Physicians, Health Systems, Payers and various Alternative Payment Model Programs. Career Highlights include supporting the dramatic growth of a regional home health and hospice provider as well as leading a Health System Based Home Health and Hospice that reached a 4-star level of quality ranking by CMS, recorded record profitability and at the same time received best places to work recognition. Recent honors include the Pittsburgh Business Time’s “Fast Tracker” award and receiving inaugural honors at Duquense University’s John G. Rangos School of Health Sciences as a Distinguished Alumnus in the Health Management Systems Program. William also sits as the President of the Rangos School of Health Sciences Alumni Association and serves on the Alumni Board of Governors for Duquense University.
Dave graduated cum laude from University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy. He has 25 years in the healthcare industry with vast experience in a variety of settings. Dave is responsible for the development, implementation, and auditing of our clinical programs while maintaining regulatory compliance with billing, documentation, and treatment to ensure operational success. In addition to being a modality specialist, Dave provides frequent hands on clinical training to facility rehab teams, taking the AdvantageCare core belief of patient advocacy to the next level. He has presented numerous post-graduate education CEU courses related to long term care, including topics on Disequilibrium, Physical Agent Modalities, Documentation, Regulatory Compliance, The Shoulder, Health and Wellness for the Older Adult, and Case Mix Index. Dave is a member of the APTA, PPTA, and Geriatric Section of the APTA.
Kathy Kemmerer, Regional Nurse Consultant
| (848) 274-1359
Sam Zinn, Area Director
| (717) 497-2392
Kathy brings vast experience in the long term care setting of 36 years to AdvantageCare Rehab as a CMI and Medicare Reimbursement Specialist. She is a Certified Resident Assessment Coordinator and has been responsible for managing CMI both county and private facilities, problem solving and auditing MDS’s, staying current with regulatory compliance and training staff, Medicare reimbursement, and Quality Measures. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Kathy has been involved with software development and computer programming specific for nursing staff in a LTC setting, using both her own programs and PCC. As a nurse, Kathy promotes the interdisciplinary team approach and partnership between nursing and therapy to manage CMI to meet both the clinical needs of the residents and the fiscal goals of the facility. She has been developing and managing care plans since 1985. Through the MDS, CAA, and care plan process, along with a strong mathematical background and closely working with therapy management, she has taken the CMI to a predictable level in both county (where predictable level is key to pay for performance) and private (where predictability is essential to meet budget goals) to a level of certainty in an unpredictable process.
Sam graduated Summa Cum Laude, Laut Honors, with a B.S. in Chemistry from Wheeling Jesuit University. He went on to earn his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Pittsburgh. Sam has spent over 13 years in the healthcare industry treating patients of all ages, managing physical therapy centers, and as a Regional Vice President of Operations with a multiple state territory for the past 7 years. He has treated patients of all ages, ability levels, and conditions with a strong emphasis on functional recovery and manual therapy. Sam has extensive field operations management experience including global operations responsibilities from new development, budgeting, and P&L responsibilities to program development and mentoring young therapists and leaders. Sam has consistently developed and lead teams in providing excellence in patient care, relationship building, community outreach programs, patient satisfaction, compliance, coding, hands on training, and delivering a culture of clinical care driving the business. Sam is a member of the APTA, PPTA, and the Orthopedic Section of the APTA.
Austin Hancock, Regional Director of Business Development
| (848) 274-1359
Matt Naftzinger, Business Development Manager
| (717) 497-2392
Neil Pietrolungo, MSW, Clinical Manager
| (814) 943-0222