Tutera Senior Living & Health Care Promotes Leawood Chamber Board Member, Ryan Fischer
Kansas City, MO
02/19/2018 01:42 PM
Tutera Senior Living & Health Care Promotes Leawood Chamber Board Member Ryan Fischer to Vice President of Business Development


Fischer will lead managed care contracts, as well as assist with staff recruitment and development, corporate compliance and government relations


Previously Served as Tutera’s Director of Managed Care & Business Development

Kansas City, Mo. (February 19, 2018) – Tutera Senior Living & Health Care, one of the nation’s premier providers of diversified, post-acute senior health care services, announced the promotion of Ryan Fischer to Vice President of Business Development.  In his new role, Fischer will continue to oversee managed care contracts and systems, as well as be involved in reimbursement model changes oversight, corporate compliance, government relations, staff recruitment and development and care navigation and integration.

Previously, Fischer served as Tutera’s Director of Managed Care and Business Development, where he helped the company achieve significant success increasing the number of contracts awarded and putting in place systems to enhance the company’s managed care process.  In addition, Fischer worked with insurance companies in 13 states to help ensure the highest quality of care for residents in the 47 facilities currently operated by Tutera. 

“Ryan’s diligence in forming connections within the business community are a key part of our success in managed care, as well as in improving the quality of our community medical directors,” said Randy Bloom, Ph.D., president and chief operating officer for Tutera Senior Living & Health Care. “We are pleased to have his dedication and expertise in post-acute health care to help guide Tutera’s continued growth.” 

An 18-year veteran of the healthcare and senior living industries, Fischer has been with Tutera for seven years. Fischer received a Master’s Degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Truman Medical Centers Charitable Foundation, as the Chair of the Saint Luke’s Continuing Care Network Skilled Nursing Facility Payor Relations Committee, and on the Leawood Chamber of Commerce Boa, as Government Relations liaison.  He also serves as a council member for Alive & Well KC, a member of the March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Committee, and an advisory board member for Research Medical Center. Previously, Fischer served on the event planning committee for the St. Luke’s Health System Foundation.

“Fischer keeps a constant pulse on critical issues and changes that impact our industry with a constant eye on developing innovative solutions,” said Joe Tutera, president of Tutera Senior Living & Health Care. “His professional experience and community leadership will continue to be instrumental in expanding Tutera’s leadership to integrate community-based services to benefit our residents, their families and our staff.” 


About Tutera Senior Living & Health Care

Tutera Senior Living & Health Care is one of the nation’s premier providers of diversified, post-acute senior health care services with headquarters in Kansas City, Mo. As a division of the Tutera Group, the company currently operates 47 facilities, communities and agencies in 13 states throughout the United States to deliver a spectrum of services including independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing, post-surgery rehabilitation, memory care and home health care. The privately held company is dedicated to excellence in individualized services with a mission to provide a personalized approach to senior living and health care in home-like, residential communities. 

In 1983, Dominic F. Tutera, MD, founded Tutera to provide compassionate patient care with the uncompromising values of integrity, accountability and commitment.  Tutera Senior Living & Health Care still embodies those values today.  Tutera is committed to making a positive difference in the lives of its residents and their families through senior living and health care experts who inspire and promote individuality and personal happiness. For more information, visit


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