Adriane’s work with Force 10 is informed by her 35+ years of experience in the healthcare industry. She is an expert in developing and implementing systems and programs that deliver high quality, profitably managed services in long-term acute care and rehabilitation hospital settings.
Adriane began her career in healthcare as a Director of Case Management with Rehab Hospital Service Corporation. There she developed and implemented a rehab hospital Case Management/Utilization Management program that was recognized companywide for its effective strategies for managing fiscally responsible and medically appropriate services. Adriane then joined Continental Medical Systems (CMS) as Corporate Director of Case Management and soon became a Vice President for the company’s 40+ freestanding rehab hospitals.
After that business was sold, Adriane joined other principals from CMS in establishing Select Medical LTAC hospital group. Over her 22 years with Select Medical she first served as a VP of Case Management and then Senior VP of Operations, helping the company to grow to a $5 billion net-revenue system of over 100 LTAC hospitals with 45,000 employees.
Adriane was as a key member of the team responsible for acquiring and converting multi-hospital healthcare chains that contributed significantly to Select Medical’s strong, rapid growth and helped bring the company to a successful IPO. She had direct oversight of Marketing, Managed Care Contracting, Admissions, Case Management and Utilization Management for the company’s hospitals. She successfully developed systems and programs that led Select Medical to achieve ideal margins under the federal PPS reimbursement model and 92% companywide occupancy, while keeping Medicare/ALJ medical necessity denials below 1% and maintaining profitable managed care contracts with over 150 payors nationwide.
In 2015, Ms. Lutes moved to Daytona Beach, Florida to oversee the construction and opening of Select Medical’s highly successful “hospital within a hospital” LTAC facility with partner Advent Healthcare. She served as CEO of the facility, navigated a successful demonstration period and grew the 34-bed hospital to $5 million EBITA within the first five years of operations.