Farmington, CT (PRWEB) October 08, 2013
Nurtur®, the health, wellness and productivity company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeremy J. Corbett, MD, as Chief Health Officer, effective as of September 2, 2013.
Dr. Corbett will be responsible for driving clinical innovation strategy and quality improvement to strengthen Nurtur’s position as a leader in health and wellness. Additionally, he will be responsible for establishing and leading the Nurtur Behavior Change Advisory Council.
Most recently, Dr. Corbett served at the Chief Medical Director at Kentucky Spirit Health Plan, a health insurance company for Kentucky's Medicaid population with greater than 150,000 beneficiaries. Previously, he was Vice President of Medical Affairs at VaxCare Corporation, a preventive health company located in Orlando, FL. Board certified in Emergency Medicine, Dr. Corbett holds a medical degree from the University of South Florida, and completed residency training in Emergency Medicine at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Corbett’s undergraduate degree is from Asbury University in Wilmore, KY.
“Everyone at Nurtur is energized by Jeremy’s appointment as Chief Health Officer. He represents a unique blend of the best attributes needed in leading healthcare today – high energy, strong business acumen, a passion for prevention and healthy lifestyles, and entrepreneurial experience,” said Dan Cave, President and Chief Executive Officer of Nurtur. “Most importantly, Jeremy’s commitment to continuing his medical practice while serving full-time at Nurtur demonstrates a passion that is part of the fabric at Nurtur – a passion for making the people, who our organization is so privileged to serve, our highest priority.”
“I am pleased to become part of an organization that is committed at its core to the improvement of health outcomes for every member,” said Dr. Corbett. “Every physician hopes to have an opportunity to really make a difference in our patients’ lives by providing dedicated, compassionate care. Nurtur’s leadership is second to none and I am honored to be joining their ranks.”
Nurtur is the behavior change company dedicated to helping individuals improve their health and wellbeing. The company offers wellness programs and health coaching to educate, enable and motivate people at all life stages address the life issues that get in the way of health as well as the health issues that complicate living. Nurtur life and health management programs include wellness, disease management (including Back Pain, Depression, Diabetes, Heart Disease and Respiratory Disease), episodic/catastrophic care management, work-life resource and referral, employee assistance and professional training. The company provides services to multi-market segments including employers, plan sponsors, Third-Party Administrators, commercial health plans and government agencies.