Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) March 21, 2013
Healthesystems, a national workers' compensation pharmacy and ancillary benefits management provider, recently appointed Dr. Robert Goldberg to the executive leadership position of Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President. Dr. Goldberg is recognized nationally as one of the foremost authorities in the fields of occupational and environmental medicine and has extensive experience in directing evidence-based and patient-centered care. Throughout his esteemed medical career, Dr. Goldberg has been a stakeholder in all aspects of the occupational healthcare continuum, and has been instrumental in the development of industry best practices and medical treatment guidelines.
“We are excited to have Dr. Goldberg join our company and leadership team. His expertise in occupational medicine will be a great addition to our clinical capabilities and add to the success we have been achieving. It also highlights our ongoing commitment to provide clients with the best medically-focused PBM and ancillary benefits management products in the marketplace today,” stated Daryl Corr, president of Healthesystems. “Dr. Goldberg will provide strategic direction and oversight for all medical aspects of Healthesystems. This includes leading the continued expansion and integration of our clinical capabilities across all of our pharmacy and ancillary benefits management products and services.”
Dr. Goldberg brings over 25 years of occupational medicine expertise to Healthesystems, with a multidisciplinary background as a treating physician, researcher, professor, consultant and corporate healthcare executive. In addition, he has vast experience in providing clinical direction over the development of evidence-based medical guidelines and workers’ compensation public policy initiatives, including an appointment to the Industrial Medical Council by the Governor of California.
Dr. Goldberg served as President of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) and Vice-Chair of Occupational Medicine of the American Board of Preventive Medicine, and continues to serve both organizations. He is Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco and has over 25 years of medical management experience, having worked closely with payers, employers, third party administrators and patients.
“I am excited about the opportunity to apply my medical expertise and leadership skills to expand the clinical direction of Healthesystems,” stated Dr. Goldberg. “Healthesystems affords me the unique opportunity to leverage my significant experience across all aspects of occupational medicine and look at the entire treatment spectrum for injured workers.”
As a national leader in his field, Dr. Goldberg has been invited to speak at both international and national symposiums and conferences. He recently published and presented research findings from a national collaborative study on ergonomics and musculoskeletal disorders in workers in four industries to the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).
Prior to joining Healthesystems, Dr. Robert Goldberg served as Chief Medical Officer for Landmark Healthcare, Inc. in which he was responsible for clinical operations and utilization management of physical medicine services.
To read more information about Dr. Goldberg, or to request his participation for speaking engagements, visit http://www.healthesystems.com/about-us/leadership-profiles/rgoldberg.aspx
Healthesystems is a specialty provider of innovative medical cost management solutions for the workers’ compensation industry. The company's comprehensive offerings include a leading Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) program, expert clinical review services, and a revolutionary Ancillary Benefits Management (ABM) solution for prospectively managing ancillary medical services such as durable medical equipment (DME), home health, transportation and translation services. By leveraging powerful technology, clinical expertise and enhanced workflow automation tools, Healthesystems provides clients with flexible programs that reduce the total cost of medical care while increasing the quality of care for injured workers.
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