Medical Director Named at MSC
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — MSC, a leader in care management solutions serving post-injury workers’ compensation patients, announced today the addition of a Medical Director to its executive team. Dwight L. Robertson, M.D. has been named to consult as Medical Director, working closely with MSC leadership and program development team.
MSC’s Medical Director will serve as subject-matter expert, collaborating with customers’ claims and managed care leadership, and will provide guidance both internally and externally from a medical viewpoint. In addition, he will guide and support the company’s medical initiatives rooted in clinical guidelines, including the development of a robust DME Formulary, the tracking of patient treatments and related outcomes, and deliver greater clinical value across all our products and services.
“As the industry increases its focus on the importance of sound, evidenced-based solutions, MSC is positioned at the forefront of this changing role of medical management, continuing to serve as a trusted, knowledgeable and reliable resource for customers who desire improved outcomes, not just cost savings reporting. The addition of a Medical Director is consistent with our strategic vision to support our clients with peer-to-peer medical expertise and to provide clinically based, data-driven solutions in the management of workers’ compensation claims,” explained Joe Delaney, President and CEO of MSC.
“Dr. Robertson’s passion for optimizing the delivery of medical care combined with his interest in data analysis and focus on applications of managed care to workers’ compensation makes him the natural choice to work in consult with MSC as Medical Director,” said Delaney.
Dr. Robertson has more than 25 years of in-depth experience in managed care in the workers’ compensation industry. He has held multiple positions managing national bill review systems, telephonic and field nurse case management and utilization review programs, specialized network carve out programs for workers’ compensation, and the medical and quality issues involved in all aspects of managed care. Dr. Robertson has served as Chief Medical Officer and Chief Operating Officer for large payers and medical delivery systems, as well as start-up companies and specialized subsidiaries.
Jacksonville, Fla.-based MSC is the nation’s leading care management company serving post-injury workers’ compensation patients. The company provides technology-driven solutions with a clinically based foundation to the country’s largest workers’ compensation insurers, third-party administrators and self-insured employers. By focusing on specialized ancillary services, MSC offers distinct expertise via a single point of contact. MSC’s service areas include Catastrophic & Home Health Services, Equipment & Device Management, and Optimal Care Transportation & Translation. For more information, visit www.YourMSC.com.
SOURCE MSC Care Management