PITTSBURGH, July 15 MED3OOO Group, Inc. (MED3OOO), anational leader in healthcare management and technology products and servicesfor providers and employers, is pleased to announce the addition of Thomas P.Cooper, M.D., a nationally recognized healthcare entrepreneur, to MED3OOO'sBoard of Directors.
MED3OOO recently announced partnership arrangement with Mitsui & Co.(USA), Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (Mitsui). Theagreement with Mitsui provides MED3OOO with opportunities to expand its visionof being a global "premier strategic operations partner" for those involved inthe delivery and financing of healthcare. Dr. Cooper will be joining otheroutside MED3OOO Board members, which include John McConnell (founder andformer CEO of Medic Computer Systems, now Misys Healthcare, and former CEO ofA4 Health Systems, now Allscripts), Scott Miller, Managing Partner andcofounder of Lovett Miller & Co., a private equity company, and Rick Salas,investor and director of Medical Manager Systems and former CEO of iLIANT Inc.
Dr. Cooper has used his medical training and business acumen to start upand manage several companies that have become national leaders in theirrespective fields. He founded a national emergency physician company (SpectrumEmergency Care, acquired by Laidlaw, Inc.), the largest correctional facilityhealthcare company (Correctional Medical Services), the leading provider ofmental health programs for long-term care facilities (Vericare), and thelargest provider of X-Ray/EKG to nursing homes (Mobilex USA, acquired byIntegrated Health Services). These companies have had combined revenues ofover $1 billion, serve over five-thousand facilities, and are located in all50 states, reaching more than four million patients. Dr. Cooper is an AdjunctProfessor at Columbia Business School, where he teaches courses onentrepreneurship, and he serves on the Boards of Hanger Orthopedic, KindredHealthcare, and IPC The Hospitalist Company. He is also actively involved withother portfolio companies of Aperture Venture Partners, a venture capital firmwhere he is a senior partner.
"We are excited to have Dr. Cooper's expertise on our board, given hisvast leadership experience and knowledge in building and operating successfulcompanies within the healthcare industry. We believe he will provide valuablestrategic direction to MED3OOO," said Patrick V. Hampson, Chairman and CEO ofMED3OOO.
MED3OOO, a leader in healthcare management services, informationmanagement, and technologies, advances the quality and performance ofhealthcare delivery for providers and payors across the United States. Focusedon the provision of evidence-based management and population healthmanagement, MED3OOO empowers over 15,000 physician, hospital, employer, healthsystem, and municipal clients across the United States. For more information,please visit http://www.MED3000.com or contact Karla Sartori, MED3OOOCorporate Marketing, at 412-937-8887 or Karla_Sartori@MED3000.com.
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