Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter

Executive Staff

Midwest CareCenter is led by an exceptional management team whose backgrounds include medical, clinical, strategic planning, business and finance experience.

President and CEO

Jamie M. O'Malley, MS, RN

Jamie M. O'Malley, MS, RN

Jamie M. O’Malley has been president and chief executive officer of Midwest Palliative and Hospice CareCenter since 2010. She is a member of the National Hospice Work Group, serves on the Board of Directors for Illinois Hospice & Palliative Care Organization and is also on the Home Care Advisory Council for The Joint Commission. Previously Ms. O’Malley was vice president and chief nursing officer at The University of Chicago Medical Center, and has more than 30 years of healthcare leadership experience.

Chief Financial Officer

David C. Bruce, CPA

David C. Bruce, CPA

With more than 20 years' experience in directing and operating U.S. and global businesses, David Bruce joined Midwest CareCenter in 2008 as chief financial officer. At Midwest CareCenter, Mr. Bruce oversees all organizational financial activities, including accounting and business planning operations, accounts receivable and payable and the financial audit function. He also supervises the Facilities and Purchasing departments.

Senior Director, Quality & Compliance

Jill Koons

Jill Koons

Jill Koons directs and oversees the Midwest CareCenter quality improvement and compliance program. Her responsibilities include facilitating clinical performance improvement, managing regulatory and accreditation compliance as well as supporting organization leadership in establishing efficient key processes. Most recently, Ms. Koons managed the accreditation of the Marshak Family Hospice Pavilion by the Joint Commission.

Vice President of Human Resources & Information Systems

Miriam Mollin

Miriam Mollin, SPHR

Miriam Mollin joined Midwest CareCenter in 2008 and is responsible for the overall effectiveness, leadership, structure, vision, strategic direction, management, business outcomes and goal achievement of the Human Resources and Information Systems departments. Ms. Mollin oversees all human resources activities, including staffing, performance management, employee engagement, benefits, compensation, payroll, compliance, employee relations, and leadership and employee development. She is also responsible for leading initiatives to enhance organizational information systems in an effort to provide first-class support to Midwest CareCenter employees.

Senior Medical Advisor

Martha L. Twaddle, MD, FACP, FAAHPM

Martha L. Twaddle, MD, FACP, FAAHPM

Martha L. Twaddle, MD, is the Senior Medical Advisor of Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter in Glenview, Illinois, where she has was previously Chief Medical Officer. She has served the organization as hospice medical director since 1989 and helped grow the organization into a world-class leader with a keen focus on educating other physicians and healthcare professionals. Her unique talents and contributions to the field have helped to increase the understanding of and access to hospice and palliative medicine, locally, regionally, and nationally. In 2013, she was named one of the 30 most influential visionaries in hospice and palliative medicine by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Care.