Reno, NV (PRWEB) April 28, 2009
Major Medical Integrated, Inc. announced recently they have appointed Richard Schield to their Board of Directors and also named him an Executive Director of the company. Mr. Schield's industry expertise will provide significant value to the company's operation.
Schield, a demonstrated leader and entrepreneur, is a founding member of the ISU network with offices coast to coast. He is the sole owner of ISU's Stetson Beemer Insurance Agency. Stetson is the largest property and casualty agency in Northern Nevada. In that capacity, Schield established an unparalleled workers compensation deductible captive program in partnership with Meadowbrook, and a Property and Casualty partnership with Great American. As an active board and loan committee member, Richard leads Northern Nevada's number one rated community bank with $600 million in assets.
"We are very pleased to have access to Richard's industry expertise," commented Michael Kaminaka, President and CEO of MMI, Inc. "His financial and insurance backgrounds will bring significant value to MMI as we provide our physician clients with the very best in health plans and other value-added services."
MMI, Inc. is a service organization providing risk management and integrated healthcare consultancy spanning all size medical groups and independent associations. The company delivers products and services designed to reduce cost, increase revenue, and help their member physicians return to their core strength and passion - the practice of medicine. MMI's flagship product reduces healthcare premiums for physicians and their staffs by 30 to 50 percent.
MMI owns and manages the Physicians Health Association, Network and Trust. The Physicians Health Association was created out of the necessity to meet the emerging needs and concerns of physicians seeking alternative methods for preserving the integrity of the practice of medicine.
About MMI, Inc.
MMI is an advocate for restructuring healthcare. Practice conditions are increasingly difficult for physicians. Overhead is up, due to insurance premiums and claims administration, and income is down, primarily due to decreasing reimbursements. Professional dilemmas have arisen for physicians relating to high insurance premiums, pay-for-performance models and quality of life issues, forcing decisions about new compensation models and exit strategies. MMI has created the "next generation," National Preferred Provider Network, offering solutions with the breadth and depth necessary to meet the needs of healthcare providers and help them remain financially viable. For more information, please call toll free (866) 337-8088 or visit http://www.mmiplan.com.
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