Title: President and CEO of MedNow
Bill Dee Beck, President and Chief Executive Officer, he also is an Officer on the MEDNOW Board of Directors. Prior to joining the Company in the spring of 2005, Beck held many positions of increasing responsibility with leading food and drug retailers including Osco Drug, Buttery Food/Drug, American Stores Inc., and Albertsons. Beck has a great deal of experience with team building and mapping strategic imperatives. He has extensive expertise in Pharmacy Retail and Mail Order Operations, Food and Drug Store Operations, Sales and Marketing, and Corporate Brands. Beck holds a Bachelor Pharmacy Degree from Washington State University and is a Registered Pharmacist. Bill and his wife, Theresa, are natives of Sunnyside, Washington, and have 2 children.
Title: Director of Sales and Marketing
Amy joined the MedNow team May 2005 as the Director of Sales and Marketing for all divisions of the company. Amy started her career in the medical field after receiving her Health Information degree from Boise State University. She has over 17 plus years professional work experience as a Health Information Manager in the health care industry including Long Term Care and Physician offices. Amy’s out going enthusiastic personality lends itself well to participating in health care in our community. Amy and her husband Glen, are natives to the Boise area and have two young children.
Title: Director of Home Medical Equipment
Misty Dustin is the Director of the Home Medical Equipment Division for MedNow Inc. She has been with the company since1998. Misty started her medical administrative career in 1987 after she graduated from Boise State University where she received her Bachelor’s degree. She then pursued her nursing home administrator’s license prior to her coming to MedNow Medical Supply and was the Nursing Home Administrator for Valley View Retirement and Plantation Place Assisted Living. Misty’s responsibility for MedNow is operations for the HME division to include compliance, JCAHO accreditation, customer service, purchasing, inventory, rehab and respiratory.
Title: Director MedNow Home Infusion
Gina has been with MedNow since 2003 and has a passion for the field of home infusion. She has had a diverse and rewarding career in nursing. She spent the first 10 years of her nursing career in acute care where she developed a love and talent for intravenous management. She was on the IV support team at both Rouge Valley Medical Center and St. Alphonsus regional Medical Center’s. While at St. Alphonsus she taught IV insertion at Boise State University for the LPN certification program. In 1995 Gina transitioned from acute care to the complex field of Long Term Care management. Most of those ten years Gina functioned as the Southern Idaho Nurse Liaison for the Vencor/Kindred cooperation. In this position Gina assessed hospital patients, educated families on payor benefits and eased the transition from acute hospital care to sub-acute rehabilitation. Currently Gina spends most of her time providing community and Home Health education relating to patient IV line management. She also educates Physicians and Hospital Case Managers about the ease and practicality of Home Infusion as an option to outpatient or in-patient infusion.
Title: Director of Reimbursement
Beth Kriete is the Director of Reimbursement for all divisions of MedNow, Inc., HME, Infusion and Pharmacy, and has been with the company since 2001. Beth brings over 10 years of direct experience working in the healthcare industry, including a background in long term care, working as a Regional Field Controller. Beth received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in May 1995. Beth directs and supervises the activities of the claims personnel, working directly with payers on appeals, claims submission and re-pricing issues. Beth is responsible for the development of education materials as it relates to compliance. Beth coordinates and provides quarterly/annual employee training for review of compliance guidelines as it relates to billing, reimbursement and state/federal documentation requirements.