PITTSBURGH, July 15 /EMWNews/ -- MED3OOO Group, Inc. (MED3OOO), a national leader in healthcare management and technology products and services for providers and employers, is pleased to announce the addition of Thomas P. Cooper, M.D., a nationally recognized healthcare entrepreneur, to MED3OOO's Board of Directors. MED3OOO recently announced partnership arrangement with Mitsui & Co. (USA), Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (Mitsui). The agreement with Mitsui provides MED3OOO with opportunities to expand its vision of being a global "premier strategic operations partner" for those involved in the delivery and financing of healthcare. Dr. Cooper will be joining other outside MED3OOO Board members, which include John McConnell (founder and former CEO of Medic Computer Systems, now Misys Healthcare, and former CEO of A4 Health Systems, now Allscripts), Scott Miller, Managing Partner and cofounder 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 up and manage several companies that have become national leaders in their respective fields. He founded a national emergency physician company (Spectrum Emergency Care, acquired by Laidlaw, Inc.), the largest correctional facility healthcare company (Correctional Medical Services), the leading provider of mental health programs for long-term care facilities (Vericare), and the largest provider of X-Ray/EKG to nursing homes (Mobilex USA, acquired by Integrated Health Services). These companies have had combined revenues of over $1 billion, serve over five-thousand facilities, and are located in all 50 states, reaching more than four million patients. Dr. Cooper is an Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School, where he teaches courses on entrepreneurship, and he serves on the Boards of Hanger Orthopedic, Kindred Healthcare, and IPC The Hospitalist Company. He is also actively involved with other portfolio companies of Aperture Venture Partners, a venture capital firm where he is a senior partner. "We are excited to have Dr. Cooper's expertise on our board, given his vast leadership experience and knowledge in building and operating successful companies within the healthcare industry. We believe he will provide valuable strategic direction to MED3OOO," said Patrick V. Hampson, Chairman and CEO of MED3OOO.
About MED3OOO MED3OOO, a leader in healthcare management services, information management, and technologies, advances the quality and performance of healthcare delivery for providers and payors across the United States. Focused on the provision of evidence-based management and population health management, MED3OOO empowers over 15,000 physician, hospital, employer, health system, and municipal clients across the United States. For more information, please visit http://www.MED3000.com or contact Karla Sartori, MED3OOO Corporate Marketing, at 412-937-8887 or Karla_Sartori@MED3000.com.
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