LIVINGSTON, Tennessee—Encore Healthcare has named Sarah Brundidge director of quality and innovation. Brundidge holds a master’s degree in respiratory from Rush University and bachelor’s degree in English literature. She brings vast experience in respiratory care, including in hospitals, home medical equipment, themedical device industry and remote patient monitoring.

Brundidge comes to Encore after two years at Propeller Health, where she served as a senior customer success manager. She has previously served as the director of lung health for the Wisconsin chapter of the American Lung Association, as well as president of the Wisconsin Society for Respiratory Care.  

“Sarah brings a whole new level of clinical expertise to an already clinically-focused organization," said Encore CEO Zach Gantt. Encore’s goal from day one was to create an all-star team of the brightest clinical and software minds in the industry to build an outcome-based product unlike any available today, the company added in a news release.