I’m very pleased that someone with Steve DaRe’s substantial specialty background and proven capabilities has seen the significant opportunity that AMQ presents, and has chosen to continue his impressive career with us.
Lake Mary, FL (PRWEB) July 13, 2011
Access MediQuip (AMQ), the nation's first and largest provider of comprehensive surgical implant management solutions, today announced the appointment of Steve DaRe as Chief Financial Officer.
Steve will be responsible for managing and fully integrating Finance, Accounting, Revenue Management, Underwriting, Pricing, and Medical Economics. In addition, his area will manage the cross-functional Office of Planning and Performance Management that leads initiatives to invest in growth, increase efficiency and expand scalability.
“Access MediQuip has been on a growth trajectory and in order to continue to fully develop our comprehensive surgical implant and benefit management programs it’s critical that we have a fully integrated Finance operation across our company that is led by a top-notch CFO,” said Prakash Patel M.D., CEO for AMQ. “I’m very pleased that someone with Steve DaRe’s substantial specialty background and proven capabilities has seen the significant opportunity that AMQ presents, and has chosen to continue his impressive career with us.”
Steve brings over 20 years of specialty and managed healthcare finance and operations experience. Prior to joining our team, he served as senior vice president of Finance at APS Healthcare, a disease management and specialty managed care company where he oversaw financial operations. He was the CFO of American Psych Systems, a behavioral health management company that was a predecessor company to APS. He was responsible for the Finance, Claims, HR, IT and Legal organizations. He also served as a divisional CFO at Magellan Health Services where he had overall financial responsibility for the $500 million public sector division as well as acquisition integration activities for the Merit Behavioral and CMG Health purchases. Previously Steve served as a director of financial planning and analysis at Principal Healthcare. He holds an MBA from Loyola College and a bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Baltimore.
“Having spent my career in the specialty and management care arenas, I’ve known about AMQ and I believe they’ve made very smart strategic choices under Prakash’s leadership,” Steve said. “I’ve been impressed with their strategy and market opportunity, their team and their ability to deliver, so I am very happy to be joining them and looking forward to playing a leadership role in AMQ’s future growth and prosperity.”
About Access MediQuip:
Access MediQuip is the largest and most experienced provider of comprehensive surgical implant management solutions. With more than a decade of experience, Access MediQuip provides payers a comprehensive solution to manage and control the high costs of implants, along with improving quality and safety to facilities, surgeons and ultimately patients. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Lake Mary, Florida. For more information, please visit http://www.accessmediquip.com.
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