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Nathan Ingrao Named WCA Lifeline Community Outreach Manager

WCA Hospital

Jamestown, New York (Thursday, June 2, 2011)—WCA Hospital is pleased to announce the appointment of Nathan A. Ingrao to WCA Hospital Lifeline Community Outreach Manager, serving the greater Chautauqua County district.  In this role, Ingrao will oversee all Philips Lifeline activity.  His responsibilities will include its sales, product management and customer relations management functions.

“We are pleased to provide region’s senior community with America’s most trusted medical alert service,” said Cecil M. Miller III, Director of Support Services at WCA Hospital.  “Nate has the experience, energy, and customer relation skills necessary to lead Philips Lifeline division to continued success, insuring its future growth objectives. As Community Outreach Manager, he will oversee the lifeline products including working with area health professionals, caregivers, and elder care specialists to raise awareness about the latest innovations available to help our senior citizens remain independently in their homes where they feel comfortable and safe.”

A graduate of SUNY Fredonia, Nate received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Marketing in 2006. He is a graduate of Jamestown High School, Class of 2001.

Prior to joining WCA Hospital, Nate was employed at Accordia as their Business Development Coordinator.  He was responsible for overseeing marketing activities, coordinating special projects and worked as a social auditor.

Philips Lifeline is the leading provider of medical alert services, having served over 6 million subscribers during their three decades of experience.  The newest innovation from Philips Lifeline is called Lifeline with AutoAlert.  This integrated solution offers an added layer of protection by combining the industry-leading Lifeline medical alert service with automatic fall detection capabilities.  Lifeline with AutoAlert features the only pendant-style help button that can automatically call for help if a fall is detected and a senior is unable to push his or her help button.

“Since its inception, Lifeline has continually set the pace for the industry”, said Ingrao.  “From the most technologically advanced products offered to the around-the-clock customer service, Philips Lifeline ensures that even if you live independently, you can always rely on Lifeline to be there when it counts the most.”

For more information on Philips Lifeline products, visit WCA Hospital’s newly revamped Lifeline webpage,, or call directly, 1-800-242-1306, Extension 4703.

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