November 9, 2016
DILLSBURG, PA––Presbyterian Senior Living, a not-for-profit provider of retirement and senior care services for more than 85 years, announced today that Dr. Steven Fuller has been hired as the new vice president and corporate medical director.
In this new position, Dr. Fuller will spearhead Presbyterian Senior Living’s efforts to implement new clinical standards, develop systems of accountability that emphasize data collection and empirical measurement outcomes, and partner with healthcare providers to maintain quality of care for residents. As a former Johns Hopkins associate, Dr. Fuller has more than 25 years of experience in healthcare leadership and patient care.
“Dr. Fuller brings incredible expertise to our team and will be instrumental in helping guide Presbyterian Senior Living through this time of change in medical services delivery and restructuring in the healthcare industry.” said Steve Proctor, chief executive officer of Presbyterian Senior Living. “Dr. Fuller’s decades of experience in management and patient care across a variety of settings position him as an ideal candidate to take the organization and our communities to the next level in medical delivery and care.”
Dr. Fuller has distinguished himself as an entrepreneur and innovator in the medical field. He is the founder and president of House Calls, a service that delivers onsite primary care to retirement communities. Additionally, he is the founder and president of Illumination Analytics, a health analytics service that measures and tracks the health of assisted living residents. Dr. Fuller also founded and currently serves as the president of Straight Line Connect, an online program that teaches assisted living community staff how to prevent hospital readmissions.
Prior to joining the Presbyterian Senior Living team, Dr. Fuller practiced medicine for more than 25 years as a triple board certified Pulmonary and Critical Care specialist. His medical community interests included holding medical directorships at several hospitals, long-term care communities, and home health and hospice corporations including Meridian Subacute Care. He also served as the vice chair for the Department of Medicine at Mercy Medical Center, West Valley Medical Center, Trinity Health and Rehab, Southwest Idaho Advanced Care Hospital, Guardian Home Care and Hospice and Touchmark Home Health.
“I have long admired the way that Presbyterian Senior Living prioritizes the quality of life of its residents and patients, providing high-quality, customized care programs,” says Dr. Fuller. “I am excited to introduce new methods and standards rooted in real-time data that will enhance the quality of medical care and overall quality of life for those in our communities.”