WorkCare, Inc., Announces Management Changes, Additions to Leadership Team

Monday, October 29, 2018 General News
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Company Founder and President Peter P. Greaney, M.D.,Transitions to Executive Chairman Role

ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- WorkCare, Inc., a national occupational health company, announced

today that company founder Peter P. Greaney, M.D., will transition from his role as President and Chief Executive Officer to the position of Executive Chairman. He will retain his title as Chief Medical Officer.

William (Bill) E. Nixon has been named President and CEO. Nixon joined WorkCare as Chief Financial Officer in 2011 after serving for more than 20 years in executive leadership positions, including 10 years as Executive Vice President and CFO at CORE, INC., an integrated disability management company.

"Our business requires us to be progressive and responsive," Dr. Greaney said. "This change allows me to shift my responsibilities so I can focus more of my attention on market disruptors and innovative ways to navigate our nation's increasingly complex health care system. It also makes it possible for me to continue to do what I love – mentoring physicians and providing clinical guidance, speaking at industry conferences, taking care of injured workers and working with employers on their occupational health needs.

"I intend to remain fully engaged while entrusting Bill to lead our talented team as we pursue our immediate and long-term business objectives. We will continue to strive to keep people healthy and maintain their connection with work, because we know that work matters and health counts."

As CFO, Nixon has been instrumental in significantly expanding WorkCare's footprint by investing in information technology, creating scalable delivery models and entering into strategic partnerships that add value for customers.

"I am very excited to be named President and CEO," Nixon said. "WorkCare has positively impacted the occupational health service delivery landscape thanks to the insight and creative thinking of our founder, Dr. Greaney. The team we've assembled, through a planned and deliberate transition, will build on that foundation and help shape the future of a healthy and vibrant workforce."

Among leadership changes announced today, Nixon has named Chief Innovation Officer Maria Henderson to the dual role of Chief Operating Officer and CIO responsible for oversight of WorkCare's service lines, analytics and human resources.

Henderson, who joined the company in March, is a widely respected thought leader with national expertise in employee health management. Her experience includes clinical and management roles in rehabilitation and disability systems, and senior executive at Fortune 200 companies and governmental agencies including General Electric, Qwest Communications, and Pacific Gas and Electric Company. She also established and led a consulting practice serving large employers and suppliers across the country for over eight years.

"As part of the WorkCare leadership team, I plan to leverage my experience leading programs internally with employers to create a living-lab approach to product innovation," Henderson said. "My bottom line is to achieve measurable results, tailored to the customer, while ensuring employee engagement and customer satisfaction."

In other leadership changes announced today, Nixon has named:

  • Barry Fager, Director, Financial & Management Reporting, as Chief Financial Officer.
  • Allison Khosroshahin, Human Resources Director, as Vice President, Human Resources.
  • Alyson Smith Lebow, formerly of Mercer and ReedGroup, to a newly created position as Director of Operations for the company's Incident Intervention™ Program.
  • Three of WorkCare's occupational medicine physicians as service line clinical leads: Senior Vice President John Paul M. Longphre, M.D., M.P.H., to Incident Intervention, Vice President, Jeffrey Jacobs, M.D., M.P.H., to Medical Exams & Travel, and Vice President, Anthony Harris, M.D., M.B.A., M.P.H., to On-site Services.

About WorkCare WorkCare, Inc., is a national occupational health service company founded in 1984. WorkCare's integrated employee health management solutions include Incident Intervention™ 24/7 telephonic injury triage and return-to-work follow-up; On-site Services; Medical Exams & Travel program management; Consulting Occupational Physicians; Leave & Disability Clinical Support; and preventive interventions including wellness education, industrial athlete/athletic trainer programs, non-invasive massage and bio-ergonomic assessments. WorkCare's mission is Protecting and Promoting Employee Health – from Hire to Retire.

 

SOURCE WorkCare, Inc.



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