Washington, D.C. – Thomas Martin has joined the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) as Senior Research Director of Quality and Regulatory Affairs. “With his years of experience in research and statistical methods, Thomas will be a valuable asset to both our team and the profession as a whole,” said Dr. David Gifford, AHCA/NCAL Senior Vice President of Quality and Regulatory Affairs. “His background and knowledge of CMS regulations and Medicare and Medicaid will help advance the Association’s mission to improve lives by delivering solutions for quality care. We are excited to have him.”Martin recently served as director of analytics for PointRight, where he led a team in developing innovative predictive models and designing projects that informed quality improvement programs for long term and post-acute care providers. During his seven years at the company, he managed and spearheaded multiple projects, including the development of a long-stay hospitalization measure that was endorsed by the National Quality Forum. Leading up to his career at PointRight, Martin served as project manager for a chronic asthma study and a statistics teaching assistant at the University of Massachusetts. At the University, Mr. Martin received two degrees. In 2007, he graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Resource Economics, and in 2009, received a Master of Science in Applied Econometrics.
The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) represent more than 13,000 non-profit and proprietary skilled nursing centers, assisted living communities, sub-acute centers and homes for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. By delivering solutions for quality care, AHCA/NCAL aims to improve the lives of the millions of frail, elderly and individuals with disabilities who receive long term or post-acute care in our member facilities each day. For more information, please visit www.ahca.org or www.ncal.org.