Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 12, 2013
HealthSmart is pleased to announce that John Fischer has been named as Executive Vice President of its Western Region. Fischer has extensive experience in sales management, healthcare plan management and mergers and acquisitions. His in-depth knowledge of the insurance industry, as well as his hands-on leadership style will be a significant asset to HealthSmart’s operations in the West.
Fischer came to HealthSmart from Physician Services, LLC, d.b.a. 4MOST Health Networks. As its President, he led the company to an average net profit of 27% over an eleven year period. He was also responsible for the successful expansion of its PPO networks and implemented an electronic records system for the operations platform. In addition, he engineered a growth plan that took the company from $300k in annual revenues to approximately $4 million in annual revenues during his tenure.
Prior to Physician Services, he led the direct sales, production and service divisions at McDonough Caperton Benefit Services, a large employee benefits firm supporting the Florida market. He has a Bachelor’s degree from West Virginia University Institute of Technology and an Associate of Science degree in Registered Nursing.
For more than 40 years, HealthSmart has offered a wide array of customizable and scalable healthcare administrative solutions. It specializes in self-funded insurance solutions and comprehensive wellness programs for employers through its broker distribution network. The company's headquarters is in Irving, Texas, with regional hubs throughout the country. HealthSmart’s mission is to improve member health and reduce healthcare costs.