Louis P. Paolino is a senior consultant specialist in Long Term Care with the Alexander Group. Lou assists in directing AG’s strong focus on improving quality across the long term care continuum. Lou also serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Lifetime Medical, a role he assumed in 1979 when he founded the company. As a leader in senior and disability care, Lifetime Medical is committed to providing cutting edge and safe care and services that proactively meet the expanding needs and expectations of the senior and disability healthcare population.
Throughout Lou’s distinguished career, he has been instrumental in creating, funding and operating forward-looking health and social services programs. Lou takes an active role in developing initiatives and proactive programs, which meet the mutual needs of patient populations, providers and health care delivery networks to encourage cost-effective, patient-friendly integration of care from hospital to home and community. Having successfully managed a large and complex agency for close to 35 years, Lou has developed a reputation as a management and finance specialist who consistently excels at meeting bottom line financial goals. Lou has had oversight and responsibility for several JACHO and CHAP accredited care offices and has deep experience in the delivering quality skilled and long-term home health care. He possesses a passion for communications and has consistently been asked to speak at various conferences and meetings on long term care reform and redesign.
Lou is currently a member of the Rhode Island Partnership for Home Care where he has been a past board member and he has been a member of Lieutenant Governor’s Task Force on Home Care and the Rhode Island Task Force for Long Term Care.
In addition to running Lifetime, Lou is currently focused on creating new and innovative models for caring for the aging population and advising health care companies in the areas of competitiveness, efficiency and marketing.
Lou received a bachelor’s degree in Economics graduating with honors (Omicron Delta Epsilon) from Providence College.