Thomas P. Cooper, M.D. Joins MED3OOO’s Board of Directors

2008-07-15 06:45:00

    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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