Pathways Appoints Scott Robinson to New Chief Clinical Officer Position

Pathways—a Bay Area not-for-profit home health, hospice, and private duty organization—today announced the appointment of Scott Robinson RN, MSN, to the position of Chief Clinical Officer (CCO). In this new position for Pathways, Robinson will oversee all clinical areas to ensure program successes.

Robinson is a successful healthcare leader with an extensive track record of post-acute care clinical excellence, and significant business successes in hospice, home health, palliative care, private home care, specialty/home infusion pharmacy, hospital, and long-term care organizations. “Scott is an experienced leader in organizational change, business development, multi-state operations, and complex teams,” said Pathways CEO Barbara Burgess. “We’re lucky to have him join the Pathways team and to oversee our clinical operations.”

Robinson most recently served as the President of Hospice and Palliative Care for Health Essentials, which included responsibility for operations and business development of eight locations in three states. His many successes there included development of end of life programs in congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and renal failure. He also helped boost referrals by re-establishing collaborative relationships with a sister company and key managed-care and medical-group sources.

Prior to Health Essentials, Robinson held executive roles at Amedisys, Silverado Senior Living, Home Pharmacy of California, Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, and Hospital of the Good Samaritan in Los Angeles.

He earned a Master of Science in Nursing from California State University, Los Angeles; a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of California, Los Angeles; and is also a certified Case Manager.

About Pathways

Pathways, a Bay Area not-for-profit founded in 1977 by a group of Stanford physicians and community members, is moving care forward with its home health, hospice, private duty home care, palliative care, and geriatric care management services. Known for its innovative pilot projects, Pathways recently launched a unique in-patient program in partnership with Stanford Healthcare.

With offices in Sunnyvale, South San Francisco, and Oakland, Pathways family of services reaches more than 5,000 families annually in five Bay Area counties. Pathways cares for patients wherever they live—at home, in nursing homes, hospitals, and assisted living communities.

Affiliated with El Camino Hospital and Sequoia Hospital since 1986, Pathways Home Health has been a HomeCare Elite Top Home Health Agencies award winner for the past four years. Pathways Private Duty has been a Home Care Pulse Best of Home Care Provider of Choice award winner for the past two years.

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