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Andrew Salmon / Chief Future Officer of SALMON Health & Retirement

September 07, 2022

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Andrew Salmon / Chief Future Officer of SALMON Health & Retirement

Andrew Salmon joined SALMON Health and Retirement in 2006 as a third-generation member of his families business. Prior to joining SALMON he worked as an administrator for Genesis Healthcare where he oversaw the day to day operations for some of the organizations largest and most complex joint venture assets in Massachusetts. Upon joining the company he assumed leadership of the SALMON's Northbridge campus which features 154 licensed nursing home beds, 26 assisted living units, a 40 child early learning center and a 40 person adult day health program as campus executive director. Under his tenure, the campus earned a five star rating from CMS and emerged as one of the states perennial best nursing homes according to US News and World Report.

In 2012 he designed his role in conjunction with the CEO and COO to position SALMON within the central Massachusetts post-acute and ACO market. His current position links SALMON to the business community and implements the organizations continuum based vision of care which now has more than 2500 customers daily in 58 of the commonwealths 351 towns & cities. He created and manages the organizations centralized referral center, skilled nursing admissions and continuum transfers while maintaining relationships ACO's, hospitals, insurance companies and politicians. In 2011 he sourced the acquisition of what is now SALMON VNA & Hospice, has driven the organizations nursing home census to 95% compared to 80% within the state, established an exclusive hospice relationship with Reliant Medical Group (now OPTUM), moved SALMON to the top of Reliant's preferred SNF network and added SALMON VNA as a preferred vendor of Reliant. This relationship grew overall revenues by five percent year over year. He also forged an exclusive nursing home relationship in Worcester with Steward Health. Andrew also lead an effort on a joint partnership between Winn Companies (the 5th largest multifamily management company in the nation) and SALMON to embed adult day health centers within Winn's low to moderate income housing within Massachusetts. Additionally, Andrew has created proprietary programs between Fallon Health and SALMON to coordinate care between the two organizations. These programs allow SALMON to move referrals through its key hospitals faster and streamlined the case management process.

Andrew is a former trustee and board member of Milford Regional Medical Center, where he and his wife Julie hosted their most profitable black-tie gala in 2017, raising over $660,000. He's also on the boards of Mass. Assisted Living Association, and is the Board Chairman of Spectrum Health Services a national drug treatment company based in Worcester. He is a corporator of UniBank and Greater Worcester Community Foundation and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Wheaton College. He is a married father of two, martial artist and an endurance athlete, completing six Ironman Triathlons and the 2012 Ironman World Championship and 2008 Ironman 70.3 World Championship.

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