Strength of Our Team Creates Success for Our Clients

We are committed to excellence, integrity, and innovation that empowers clinicians to deliver better patient care and agencies to achieve desired outcomes.

Select Data is leading the industry by leveraging the power of artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language processing (NLP) in our SmartCare solution to achieve:

  • High-Quality Coding
  • Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI)
  • OASIS Accuracy
  • Referral/Pre-Coding

Home health and hospice agencies trust the Select Data team to deliver accurate feedback and a consultative approach supported by its proven processes, technology advancements, and clinical expertise. With a commitment to both CDI and innovative platform solutions, Select Data leads in success with value-based care.

Select Data Team

With more than 30 years of experience in the home health and hospice industry, Select Data assists home health and hospice agencies in transforming operational challenges into revenue generating opportunities. Our experienced, onshore team takes a partnership approach, identifying issues affecting agency productivity and working with clinical and administrative staff to implement solutions that improve agency performance and profitability.

Ed Buckley

Ed Buckley

Chief Executive Officer

Ed Buckley is a home health industry veteran with more than 30 years of management and ownership experience. As Chief Executive Officer, Ed sets the vision of Select Data, develops new products and services, while managing its day-to-day operations. Ed earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics from UCLA.

Tawny Nichols

Tawny Nichols

Chief Information Officer

Tawny has more than 15 years of experience supporting the home health and hospice industry. As Chief Information Officer, she is responsible for developing and implementing technical strategies and managing IT operations. Tawny is a member of the Healthcare Information and Management System Society (HIMSS) and holds a master’s degree in Health Care Informatics.


Chief Clinical and Compliance Officer

Julie is a 30 year RN with over 20 years of experience in home health and hospice leadership roles. As Chief Clinical and Compliance Officer she provides leadership and direction the service teams. She is responsible for planning, organizing, directing and controlling all functions of our Operations, Clinical, Quality and Client services departments as well as ensuring compliance with industry and regulatory guidelines.


Chief Product Officer

As the Chief Product Officer, Eddie Cruz is responsible for the Clinical Data Integrity, Product Management, and Client Success teams developing clinical data elements that feed the product, executing implementations, and providing product education. Eddie brings over 15 years in health care leadership with client management, project management, and operations. In addition to being certified with CompTIA-Project, HCS-D, and RHIT, he holds a bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management (HIM) and is currently pursuing his master’s in Health Leadership.


EVP, Corporate

Ted Schulte is a senior sales executive with over 20 years of experience in home healthcare, managed care, and pharmaceuticals. As an EVP, Ted is responsible for business development and sales departments and the direction of our marketing strategies. Ted holds a master’s degree in Medical Microbiology and a bachelor’s degree in Physiology from UC Davis.
Mark Richardson

Mark Richardson

EVP, Sales

Mark Richardson joined Select Data in January of 2022 with over 15 years of experience in Home Health and Hospice. Highlights from Mark’s career include serving as a board member on the National Association for Home Care & Hospice & as the co-founding member of SHP, where he served as National Vice Present of Sales for 14 years until the company was sold to Roper Technologies. Mark has extensive relationships across the United States with both providers and vendor partners, bringing a rich history of growth and success to Select Data’s next-generation of product offerings.


At Select Data, we define our success by the impact we make on the clinical and financial outcomes of our customers. Our team members are a critical part of achieving success and we thoughtfully add to our team with professionals who are focused on:

Achieving high quality, excellent results

Paying attention to detail

Identifying proactive ways to improve coding and documentation for our clients

Delivering results that comply with complex regulations and requirements

View the latest openings or contact us at with your resume.

HIPAA and HITECH Compliance

Compliance and security are part of our way of life

Defined as a Business Associate under HIPAA, Select Data is in compliance with the HIPAA Privacy Rule, HITECH, and network security best practices. We have taken various steps and invested in being fully compliant with the administrative, physical, and technical safeguards.

A sample of our steps to keep patient data secure include:

  • Select Data partners with Sidepath, a Microsoft EMS Gold Partner who specializes in network security.
  • All employees receive initial and ongoing training specific to HIPAA and data protection. Employees also enter into a confidentiality agreement. Violation of this agreement results in possible termination and legal action.
  • Access cards are used to screen and control entry of employees into the facility.
  • A dedicated Compliance Officer ensures compliance management processes, which are strictly adhered to and are updated regularly.

To request a copy of our current security auditing, including ISO
IEC27002/SOCII/ISO1799, please contact