Alan Seivers brings extensive experience in home health, hospice, durable medical equipment, home infusion, skilled nursing, hospitals and general business to his role as Vice President of Finance for Caris Healthcare. In that role, his primary strategic responsibility is to ensure that Caris is a responsible steward of the financial resources entrusted to it, thereby allowing the company to operate debt-free and with the resources necessary to fulfill its mission to provide “hospice care with grace” through its hallmark offerings like Three Most Important Things and its focus on patient-centered care and individualized care planning.
Since joining Caris in 2005, Alan has directed accounting, information technology, scheduling and call center operations as the company has grown from a half-dozen sites to 27 offices spread across Tennessee, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia and Missouri. He has implemented cost containment initiatives that rank the company in the 95th percentile nationwide while ensuring sufficient funds are available to support the company’s full range of patient care and quality improvement programs. And the company’s cloud-based IT infrastructure supports Caris locations both urban and rural as they provide quality care, adhere to corporate compliance standards and operate efficiently—no easy accomplishment with more than 500 employees spread over a broad geographic area.
Alan joined Caris from Housecall Medical Resources, Knoxville, TN, where he had served as Director of Finance and focused on identifying and implementing financial improvement efforts necessary to ensure the financial health of a company that provided a variety of post-acute products and services that included home health, home infusion, durable medical equipment and hospice. Alan previously held accounting positions with Diversicare Management Services, a Franklin, TN, regional nursing home provider.
His general business experience included work as a credit manager for American Limestone Company, Knoxville, TN, which served the construction and manufacturing sectors, and work during college in purchasing and supplies for a local hospital.
Alan also serves as Secretary/Treasurer of the not-for-profit Caris founded and operates that supports the work and mission of the Hospice of Ethiopia, which is partnered with Caris Healthcare under the auspices of Global Partners in Care (formerly the Foundation for Hospices in Sub-Saharan Africa).
Alan earned his Masters in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee, Martin. He graduated from Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, TN, with a Bachelor of Business Administration.