May 9th, 2016 | Long Tran
DALLAS, April 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — EmployerDirect Healthcare (“EmployerDirect”), a leader in value-based healthcare for large employers with self-funded medical plans, announced today the relocation of its headquarters from Austin, Texas to Dallas, Texas. The company’s headquarters will co-locate with that of its majority investor group, Dundon Capital Partners LLC, at 2100 Ross Avenue. The relocation is expected to be completed during the summer of 2016.
In addition, EmployerDirect has named Thomas K. McInerney, Jr. as President, Chief Operating Officer and a member of its Board of Directors.
Mr. McInerney joins EmployerDirect from Centerbridge Partners, L.P., a multi-strategy private investment organization with approximately $25 billion in capital under management, where he served in a senior operations management capacity focused on the firm’s portfolio companies across numerous industries. Mr. McInerney will be responsible for all day-to-day activities of the company.
“Tom brings a wealth of operational experience to EmployerDirect. He is an accomplished business executive with a proven track record. We are excited to have him lead the team as the company continues to deliver the highest quality product to its clients and members and fully takes advantage of the substantial market opportunity in front of it,” said John Zutter, Chairman of the Board of EmployerDirect and Partner at Dundon Capital Partners.
As a further part of its expansion efforts, the company has also hired Amy Suttle as the Director of Member Services, leading SurgeryPlus’® full-service concierge Care Coordinator team. Mrs. Suttle graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and brings over 14 years of extensive experience in the healthcare industry, including coordinating care as a primary Registered Nurse for large, statewide, multi-physician practices.
“I am thrilled to have Amy join the team to lead Member Services. Her substantial experience as a nurse gives her a unique understanding of the patient and provider experience in this country and will serve us well as we look to continue to enhance our member experience,” said Mr. McInerney.
About EmployerDirect Healthcare and SurgeryPlus®
EmployerDirect is an innovative healthcare service business providing a high-quality and cost-efficient solution for large self-funded employers and their members, creating a long overdue and positively disruptive change to the healthcare industry. The company’s core product, SurgeryPlus®, a valuable supplemental benefit to employees of large employers with self-funded medical plan benefits, transforms the way employers provide and pay for planned medical procedures, traditionally saving 30-50% per procedure. With a national network of 100% board-certified Surgeons of Excellence and high-quality facilities, SurgeryPlus® covers numerous procedures with pre-negotiated bundled rates, resulting in consolidated costs for each episode of care. Dedicated Care Coordinators offer full-concierge service to covered members, assisting them with selecting physicians, scheduling appointments, transferring medical records, coordinating logistics and following up post-procedure, reducing unnecessary stress and improving the member experience.
For more information about EmployerDirect Healthcare and SurgeryPlus®, please visit www.edhc.com or call (855) 200-9511.
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