DALLAS, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Concentra, a subsidiary of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), announced today the appointment of Ted Bucknam as President of Concentra. In his new role, Bucknam will be responsible for leading the development and execution of the company's strategy, including its expanding footprint and integration with Humana initiatives.
"Ted has a compelling vision for the future of consumer health care, and is passionate about creating an environment where patients can seek quality and proven medical treatment at every stage in life," said Bruce Perkins, President of the Humana Healthcare Services segment. "As Concentra continues to expand its market position and lead innovative delivery services to improve the health and well-being of its patients, Ted's exceptional experience and proven track record will help to establish the company as a preeminent leader in healthcare services."
Bucknam joined Concentra in 1995, and most recently served as the company's Chief Operating Officer. He was instrumental in establishing Concentra's consumer health strategy, spearheading a service-driven cultural transformation resulting in substantial improvement in business outcomes and patient loyalty. He also helped to create new pathways in the delivery of health care for more than 100,000 employer-clients, developing more than 270 worksite medical centers.
Prior to joining Concentra, Bucknam held positions with Medicus Systems Corporation where he was responsible for the company's strategic initiatives supporting investor relations, product management, and outside sales. Bucknam earned a bachelor's degree in economics from Bates College, and MBA and Master of Health Services Administration degrees from the University of Michigan.
Concentra, a subsidiary of Humana Inc., is a leading health care company focused on improving America's health, one patient at a time. Through its affiliated clinicians, the company provides occupational medicine, urgent care, physical therapy, and wellness services from more than 330 medical centers in 40 states. In addition to these medical center locations, Concentra serves employers by providing a broad range of health advisory services and operating more than 270 worksite medical facilities. Through this complement of services, Concentra intends to raise the standard of health by putting individuals first, treating them with clinical excellence, and focusing on their ongoing wellness. www.Concentra.com
Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Ky., is a leading health care company that offers a wide range of insurance products and health and wellness services that incorporate an integrated approach to lifelong well-being. By leveraging the strengths of its core businesses, Humana believes it can better explore opportunities for existing and emerging adjacencies in health care that can further enhance wellness opportunities for the millions of people across the nation with whom the company has relationships.
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