Duluth, GA (PRWEB) March 25, 2010
PRIUM (prium.net) today announced that Michael Gavin has joined the company in the role of Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately.
Michael brings to PRIUM deep experience in several major sectors of the health care industry. Most recently, Michael was a consultant with Kurt Salmon Associates, a leading provider of strategic advisory services to the health care provider sector, where his work included strategic planning for some of the nation’s largest and most well respected hospitals and healthcare systems.
Prior to KSA, Michael served as the Vice President of Operations for MDdatacor, inc., a healthcare services start-up that provides innovative information technology solutions to support pay-for-performance programs in the ambulatory care environment. Before joining MDdatacor, Michael was a consultant with The Monitor Group in Cambridge, MA, where his work included advising a global pharmaceutical company on the launch of a blockbuster cholesterol drug and the creation of a broad-based corporate strategy for one of the country's largest health insurers. Michael also spent time with Monitor's private equity fund, Monitor Clipper Partners, evaluating investment opportunities in the health care industry.
Jim Pritchard, CEO of PRIUM, is excited about this addition to the executive management team. “Michael’s broad and deep knowledge of the healthcare marketplace, pharmaceutical industry and technology integration is a great tactical and strategic addition to our team. His background will be very useful during our exponential growth in products, services, clients and infrastructure during 2010 and beyond.”
Michael Gavin holds an MBA from Emory University's Goizueta Business School. He holds a BSBA degree in Finance from Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business.
Based in the Atlanta GA area and founded in 1987, PRIUM provides objective, peer-to-peer clinical consulting and medical cost containment services surrounding medical necessity, causality and appropriateness of care. PRIUM is active in Workers’ Compensation, auto, general liability and personal injury protection (PIP) lines of insurance, offering clinical consulting and continuing education services throughout the United States. PRIUM’s PBM service, with integrated clinical oversight, is used by reinsurers and catastrophic claims for large carriers and TPA’s.