SILVER SPRING, Md. (April 1, 2019)—LifeMatters, a homecare and care management company dedicated to improving the quality of at-home care and reducing the overall cost of health care, announced the appointment of Daniel M. Gold as its chief operating officer. Gold is a health care industry expert with strong operational, business and leadership abilities.

"We are extremely excited that Daniel Gold has joined LifeMatters as our chief operating officer," stated Scott Thompson, CEO of LifeMatters. "Daniel's extensive health care experience, operational capabilities and leadership skills will accelerate our growth as we continue to expand our position in the home care market throughout the Northeast region."

Prior to joining LifeMatters, Gold served as executive vice president and chief operating officer of homecare.com, a homecare marketplace for caregivers. Gold also served as vice president of health care and ancillary services at Sunrise Senior Living where he was responsible for the development of the company's health care strategies and post-acute ancillary services. Gold has also led companies in the technology arena like telehealth, sensor and mobile devices, computer learning systems and medical call centers.

"Daniel Gold maintains an outstanding reputation for having a strong strategic vision, coupled with the ability to implement and execute on that vision," said Scott Thompson.

Gold stated, "LifeMatters has been a leader in the home care industry for the past 15 years and is changing the way care is provided for seniors in their home. LifeMatters is revolutionizing the health care delivery model as it integrates into the continuum of care. Joining the LifeMatters team allows me to work with a world-class company committed to bringing the best possible care to those with chronic care illnesses and long-term care needs. Our objective is to maintain a leadership position in the homecare industry, deliver great care to our clients and improve outcomes while affiliating with leading health care partners. Our plans are to grow the company organically through selected acquisitions as we expand into new markets and services."

LifeMatters is located in Silver Spring, Maryland, with additional offices in Falls Church, Virginia, Baltimore and the Eastern Shore of Maryland and is a provider of both skilled and non-medical care services. LifeMatters’ clients include leading health care systems, hospitals, nursing homes and private payers throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. They also offer one of the best experiences for clients who want to age in place safely and securely.

Gold sees further opportunities for LifeMatters to broaden their relationships with Medicare Advantage plans, ACOs and other payment models based on the company’s deep health care experience and its 1,300 employees. Gold stated, "We have already seen reductions in readmission rates when providing our care as we continue to evolve our services.”

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