Capitol Correspondence - 01.24.19

ANCOR, Health Risk Screening, Inc. Announce Gold Partnership

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ANCOR, Health Risk Screening, Inc. Announce Gold Partnership

Partnership with health risk screening provider offers valuable products for professionals serving people with intellectual, developmental disabilities

hrst_logo.pngALEXANDRIA, VA – Today, ANCOR announced that it has established a new Gold Partnership with Health Risk Screening, Inc. (also known as ‘HRS’). As the association’s tenth Gold Partner, HRS’s strategic alliance with ANCOR will enable the health risk screening provider to better meet the needs of the 1,600+ providers of services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) that comprise ANCOR’s growing membership.
“HRS is on the leading edge when it comes to training resources and digital tools that position I/DD providers to deliver high-quality, person-centered supports, and ANCOR is proud to count HRS as our tenth Gold Partner,” said ANCOR CEO Barbara Merrill. “The value that HRS already brings to ANCOR’s 1,600-member community of providers is immense, and we can’t wait to see the value we can create by working more closely together.”
HRS provides systems, tools and training aimed at fostering independence while effectively evaluating and managing risk. HRS screens for health risks associated with a wide variety of disabilities, including developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, disabilities associated with aging and many other conditions.
HRS’s online system has a powerful reporting suite that allows for data tracking, health tracking, self-auditing and retrospective analysis, and the company’s reports have been used to provide information to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, state legislators, the U.S. Department of Justice and a range of quality improvement organizations.
“We are thrilled to partner with ANCOR, and feel it’s a natural fit,” said HRS President Craig Escudé. “We all seek to provide the best, person-centered supports and improve health and wellness in a cost-effective manner. HRS’s offerings can help each member of ANCOR do exactly that. We look forward to getting to know each of the members of the ANCOR community personally, and we invite all ANCOR members to visit us at conferences or contact us to learn more about our offerings.”
HRS is based in Florida and provides services for agencies and organizations across the nation. Visit the company’s website to learn more at
With the addition of HRS, ANCOR is pleased to offer the Gold Partner designation to 10 outstanding companies beyond HRS, including Direct Care Innovations, Foothold Technology, MediSked, Medline Industries, MITC, Scioto, Solana, TaskMaster Pro Technologies and Therap Services.


For nearly 50 years, the American Network of Community Options and Resources ( has been a leading advocate for the critical role service providers play in enriching the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). As a national nonprofit trade association, ANCOR represents 1,600+ organizations employing more than a half-million professionals who together serve more than a million individuals with I/DD. Our mission is to advance the ability of our members to support people with I/DD to fully participate in their communities.