Visiting Nurse Service, UR Medicine’s home care agency, recently appointed Gregory T. Hutton, MBA as Vice President of Finance. His responsibilities include directing the fiscal functions of the agency in accordance with generally accepted accounting and cost reimbursement principles relating to the home health care industry and keeping the agency’s strategic plan.
Hutton has a long history with the University of Rochester not only as an employee but also a graduate of the Simon School MBA program. Most recently he served as the program administrator for the University of Rochester Medical Center Perioperative Services. His responsibilities included oversight of the financial and business functions of 49 operating rooms at Strong Memorial Hospital, Sawgrass and Strong West, as well as charge and expense budgets aiming for cost reduction opportunities.
“We are thrilled that Greg has joined the Visiting Nurse Service team,” said Jane Shukitis, President and CEO. “He came to us with exceptional experience and is uniquely qualified to support not our only home care strategy, but as an affiliate of the University of Rochester Medical Center, our role within the larger health system. He is a high caliber professional and demonstrates excellent leadership and organizational skills.”
Hutton, who lives in Fairport, started his career as a respiratory therapist and later migrated toward finance and health care administration.
Visiting Nurse Service is UR Medicine’s not-for-profit home health care agency. Medicare-certified and licensed by the State of New York, it conducts more than 400,000 visits to 13,000 patients annually. It serves patients in Monroe, Livingston, Ontario, Wayne, Wyoming, Seneca and Yates counties, and is one of the largest full-service home health providers in the nation. Services include nursing, physical, occupational and speech therapies, assistance with daily activities (home health aide services), Meals On Wheels, Hospice (in homes and facilities ), Nurse-Family Partnership, Health Home care management, and Telehealth. For more information, call 800-724-5727