Liberator Medical Holdings, Inc. announced this morning that it has formed a new division to meet the educational needs of millions in the United States. The new Diabetes Self-Management Program is being led by industry veteran Evelyn P. Schumacher, MS, RD, CDE, who has agreed to serve as Vice-President of the new division, Liberator Health and Education Services, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberator Medical Holdings, Inc.
Ms. Schumacher has more than ten years of experience in diabetes education as a registered dietitian and a certified diabetes educator. Ms. Schumacher has served as Program Coordinator/Educator for Shands Jacksonville and also served as Diabetes Educator for Baker, Nassau and Duval Counties in Florida. Additionally, Ms. Schumacher served as a speaker for GlaxoSmithKline, Bayer Healthcare, Novartis, Eli Lilly and Co, and Sanofi-Aventis. Currently, she serves as President of the Jacksonville Association of Diabetes Educators and Chair of the American Association of Diabetes Educators Chapter Presidents Council.
Mark Libratore, Liberator Medical Holdings’ CEO, stated, “The vision driving our efforts at Liberator is to identify ways to help people improve their health while providing a significant opportunity for our shareholders. This new division is a perfect example. It complements our current medical supply operations and provides additional revenue streams and business line diversification. The Education Recognition from the American Diabetes Association is a requirement for our approval to be a Medicare provider of diabetes education and receive reimbursement directly from Medicare and other insurers for education of eligible beneficiaries with diabetes.”