ABOUT SANDATA

It is our mission to maximize the value of every in-home encounter, maximize the efficiency of home-care providers, and integrate payers and providers to improve care delivery.

The Sandata Story

Sandata Technologies is a leading U.S. provider of workforce and operational management solutions and services that enable government agencies, Managed Care Organizations (MCOs), and home care providers to manage and optimize the delivery of home care services. For over thirty-four years, we have been a company that truly focuses on ALL stakeholders – participants, home care providers, state governments and MCOs who administer our solutions. Sandata is the only company that provides solutions and value for all of the constituents across the home care continuum.

We are leading and improving the Homecare industry by…

  • Creating the Home Care Network that connects the home care industry of payers, providers, and participants with existing Acute, Ambulatory, and Managed Care networks.
  • Extending the Plan of Care to the home setting.
  • Enabling everyone who crosses the threshold of the home to contribute to the health outcomes of the participant, including home health care aids.
  • Delivering measurable results for our clients and the people they serve.
  • Ensuring The Five Rights of Care™: The Right Participant, The Right Time, The Right Location, The Right Caregiver, and The Right Plan of Care™
  • Removing fraud and inefficiencies from the homecare industry.

Our Values

INTEGRITY

We provide solutions that benefit Payers, Providers, and Participants while ensuring The Five Rights of Care™ for each Participant.

ACCOUNTABILITY

We validate over 75 million home care visits annually with proven savings results of 8%-50%.

CLIENT-CENTRIC

We service over 3,500 clients across 50 states, with products in more than 200,000 homes daily.

INNOVATION

We significantly invest in product development with all-payer, modular technology.

TEAMWORK

We build solutions that enable collaborative care and allow for transparent communications.

Our Leaders

Akshay Bhandari

Chief Financial Officer

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Akshay Bhandari

Chief Financial Officer

Previously, he served as Senior Associate at Stripes Group where he sourced and executed investments across a variety sectors including software, technology and consumer products. He was responsible for executing investments in Seamless.com, Turtle Beach and Sandata Technologies.

Prior to joining Stripes Group, Akshay worked as an Associate at Battery Ventures where he focused on sourcing private equity investments, including growth equity, buyouts, rollups, PIPES and take-privates. Prior to Battery, he was a Senior Analyst in the Global Technology Group at Citigroup Global Markets, where he focused on M&A and equity and debt financings.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Rutgers University, where he also majored in Computer Science.

David Birnbaum

Executive Vice President,
New York Business Unit

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David Birnbaum

Executive Vice President,
New York Business Unit

David Birnbaum is the Executive Vice President of the New York Business Unit at Sandata Technologies, LLC. Mr. Birnbaum is responsible for the company’s New York business activity and growth in the market. With over two decades of experience in the healthcare and financial services industries, he has achieved a successful track record of building home care software companies as well as hospital and senior living programs in New York.

Before joining Sandata, Mr. Birnbaum ran Business Development at HHA eXchange, a New York-based home healthcare software provider that experienced dramatic growth under his leadership. Prior to that role, he participated in the expansion of two senior living facilities and the development of a traumatic brain injury rehabilitation hospital.

Mr. Birnbaum holds a Bachelor of Arts from Temple University and a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University. David, his wife and their three children live in Riverdale, New York.

Bert E. Brodsky

Chairman and Founder

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Bert E. Brodsky

Chairman and Founder

Bert E. Brodsky is the Executive Chairman and founder of Sandata Technologies, LLC. As a founder in 1978, Mr. Brodsky has been an integral part of the company’s growth and industry leadership for over three decades.

Mr. Brodsky was a pioneer in the healthcare field, specifically with Electronic Visit Verification™ for homecare workers. He founded Medical Arts Office Services, Inc. which provided the first computer-automated billing services and management for hospital-based physicians to submit claims electronically to third party carriers, Medicare and Medicaid. He also founded and served as Chairman of National Medical Health Card Systems (NMHC) pharmacy benefit management services.

Mr. Brodsky is the founding Chairman of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. He has served on the New York State Committee on Healthcare Facilities in the 21st Century (Berger Commission) and the New York State Task Force for Medicaid Reform.

Karen Erickson

Senior Vice President,
Enterprise PMO

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Karen Erickson

Senior Vice President, Enterprise PMO

Karen Erickson is responsible for overseeing all program management areas of the company, including our customer implementation teams, IT project management and other cross-functional operational support groups.

Previously, she served as Vice President, Technology for the Care Management sector of McKesson Corporation, where she was the leader for all software development, infrastructure and IT support functions. Ms. Erickson has held senior technology positions in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, finance and manufacturing. She brings her extensive skills at organizational design and project execution to bear in her role at Sandata Technologies.

Ms. Erickson graduated from the University of South Florida with dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Management Information Systems and Finance, and received her Masters in Business Administration from the University of Central Florida.

Kenneth D. Faltischek

Chief Operating Officer

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Kenneth D. Faltischek

Chief Operating Officer

Kenneth D. Faltischek serves as the Chief Operating Officer of Sandata Technologies, LLC. Mr. Faltischek is responsible for leading efforts to develop company strategy and align strategy with corporate direction via M&A and strategic partnerships. He also manages and oversees the legal affairs of the company, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, intellectual property protection, licensing and enforcement, regulatory compliance, employment, commercial litigation and other general transactional matters.

Prior to joining Sandata, Mr. Faltischek was a Corporate Associate at Katten Muchin Rosenman in New York, where he focused on hedge-fund formations, private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property transactions and securities law matters.

Mr. Faltischek earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Arizona and Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School.

Justin Jugs

Senior Vice President,
Product Management

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Justin Jugs

Senior Vice President,
Product Management

Justin is responsible for overseeing the product team and developing a strategic plan that closely aligns our products to the markets we serve.

Previously, he served as Vice President of Operations at Stratis Business System, where he managed the design, development, and delivery of their agency management solution. In addition, Justin founded Careified.com, a home health caregiver-centric application that allows agencies and caregivers to share, in real-time, scheduling, compliance and training information. His knowledge and proven capabilities in product design, development, and delivery in the homecare industry make him a great addition to the Sandata team.

Justin graduated from Florida State University, with a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems, and received his Master’s in Business Administration from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Vincent Luciani

Chief Information Officer

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Vincent Luciani

Chief Information Officer

Vincent Luciani brings nearly 30 years of technology leadership and experience to Sandata. As Chief Information Officer, Vincent oversees Quality Assurance, Information Systems, Customer Care, Reporting and Analytics, Database Engineering and Tier 3 Production Support.

Prior to joining Sandata, Vincent served as Chief Information Officer for IAC, one of the internet’s top 10 largest companies. Vincent joined IAC in 2005 as Vice President of Information Technology and was promoted to Chief Information Officer in 2009. Mr. Luciani was responsible for IAC’s computing infrastructure and technology oversight. Before IAC, Vincent spent 5 years as Vice President of Technology for Koch Entertainment Distribution (now E-One Entertainment), the largest independent music and video distributor in North America. Before that, he served as Vice President of Technology for Lifetime Television, during which time Lifetime became the highest-rated cable television network. Vincent began his career at the investment banking firm of Smith Barney, where he held various positions in the technology division.

Vincent graduated from Iona College with a bachelor’s degree in Computer and Informational Science. He is a member of Hofstra University’s IT Executive Board of Visitors, a National Board Member and Secretary for the Association for Information Technology Professionals (AITP) and a Governing Body Member of the NY CIO Executive Summit. He resides in Nassau County with his wife and 2 children.

Denise Tocco

Senior Vice President,
Payer Sales

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Denise Tocco

Senior Vice President,
Payer Sales

Denise Tocco is responsible for overseeing the sales processes for the payer market, including business development, proposal management, partner management and contracting.

Ms. Tocco has over twenty years of experience in healthcare business development and finance. Her leadership in the area of business development has resulted in a track record that includes significant new and expanded contracts over the past five years.

Prior to joining Sandata, Ms. Tocco worked at Integrecor, as well as McKesson Health Solutions, in Business Development. Ms. Tocco holds a Masters in Business Administration, Bachelor of Science in English and Bachelor of Science in Communications, from the University of Colorado.

Tom Underwood

Chief Executive Officer

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Thomas Underwood

Chief Executive Officer

Previously, Mr. Underwood was the CEO of Alere Health, a national technology and healthcare services company providing Care Management solutions to large employers and health plans. Prior to becoming CEO, he held roles as President of the Technology Solutions Division and Chief Information Officer. Tom arrived at Alere through its merger with Matria Healthcare where he was President and Chief Operating Officer.

Previously, Mr. Underwood was the CEO of Alere Health, a national technology and healthcare services company providing Care Management solutions to large employers and health plans. Prior to becoming CEO, he held roles as President of the Technology Solutions Division and Chief Information Officer. Tom arrived at Alere through its merger with Matria Healthcare where he was President and Chief Operating Officer.

Mr. Underwood is an Electrical Engineer, receiving undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Tennessee and the Georgia Institute of Technology, respectively. Tom is married and has two daughters.