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2014-01-27 08:27:23

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., a leading provider of technology-enabled claims and productivity management solutions, announced today that KKR, together with management, have signed an agreement to acquire majority ownership of Sedgwick for approximately $2.4 billion from its current group of investors, which includes Hellman & Friedman LLC and Stone Point Capital LLC. (Logo:...

2014-01-08 16:25:08

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sedgwick, the largest North American provider of technology-enabled claims and productivity management solutions, today published "Foresight for '14," which outlines the top seven trends employers need to watch in 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120816/MM58732LOGO) "Throughout 2014 Sedgwick will continue to support employers by helping them navigate known and emerging market concerns that pose both broad and unique challenges,"...

2013-10-28 16:26:19

NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The QBE North America Claims organization has partnered with Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. (Sedgwick), to be the third party administrator associated with QBE's new claims administration model. Chief Claims Officer for QBE North America Paul Stachura said today the partnership, in concert with QBE's improved internal technical capabilities and customer service orientation, will enhance the overall claims service provided to their...

2013-08-01 16:34:30

Helping injured and absent employees stay connected MEMPHIS, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sedgwick, the leader in technology-enabled claims and productivity management solutions, is excited to introduce its new viaOne® express mobile application and push technology option. With Sedgwick's viaOne express mobile app, employees receiving workers' compensation, disability, and leave benefits can use their smartphones to view claim and case information on a secure basis. From a simple...

2013-01-29 12:32:25

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sedgwick announced today that Steven E. Penman has been named the company's chief operating officer. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120813/CL56657LOGO) Spending nearly his entire storied career with Sedgwick, Penman joined the company in 1978 and since then has served in several management and leadership roles. As chief information officer, Penman oversaw the original design and development of the JURIS® system, Sedgwick's...

2013-01-22 16:25:27

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. announced today that Ann Gaffey has been appointed the company's senior vice president of health care risk management. In her new role, Gaffey will direct Sedgwick's risk management and patient safety consultation practice serving hospitals, physician groups, health care systems, insurance companies, and other health care organizations. (Logo:...

2012-12-05 12:23:47

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sedgwick has announced that Senior Vice President and Medical Director Teresa Bartlett, M.D., was recently selected by Business Insurance magazine as one of its 2012 Women to Watch. Dr. Bartlett was honored by the magazine at its leadership workshop and awards luncheon in New York City on Dec. 4. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120816/MM58732LOGO) The annual program recognizes 25 women for their outstanding work in...

2011-12-07 10:13:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly George, Sedgwick senior vice president, managed care practice and client services, has been selected by Business Insurance as one of its 2011 Women to Watch, the company announced today. George was honored by Business Insurance at its Dec. 6. leadership workshop and awards luncheon in New York City. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111121/CL10723LOGO ) Each year Business Insurance recognizes 25 women for their exceptional...

2011-11-09 10:19:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The rush to qualify for electronic health records adoption funds makes following the crowd a tempting choice but not necessarily the right one. Instead of implementing the same system that other providers in rural Colorado are using, Sedgwick County Health Center extensively evaluated other options and chose to go with an electronic health record (EHR) solution from Prognosis Health Information Systems. "There is a lot of pressure around here to do...

2010-10-12 14:00:00

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless, the wireless company with the highest customer loyalty, has activated a new cell site in Sedgwick, Kan., which will enable more customers to use their wireless phones concurrently to make calls; send and receive email and text, picture and video messages; access the Internet; view high-quality videos; and download music, games and ringtones, while enjoying clearer reception and fewer dropped calls. The new cell site improves...