We are pleased to announce that Veronica Filardi, BSN, has been appointed as the new Lighthouse Home Health Care Administrator, effective January 29, 2018. Mrs. Filardi received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Fairfield University. She has experience in critical care, cardiology, hospice care, medical/surgery, telemetry, and over 20 years’ experience in home health care. She has demonstrated her leadership with providing clinical supervision of nurses, nurses’ aides, therapists and social workers.
Mrs. Filardi has coordinated home care services with discharge planners, physician offices, hospitals and skilled nursing facilities and has been responsible for the growth of past agencies while improving their Medicare 5 Star Rating. She has experience in maintaining a quality improvement program to comply with state and federal laws with over 90% compliance. Mrs. Filardi has extensive experience with OASIS review and coding, as well as chart review and auditing for positive outcomes and to prevent rehospitalizations.