NORFOLK, Va., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions®, Inc., a health improvement company specializing in mental and emotional wellbeing, substance use and recovery, announced that former Milliman senior consultant Daniel Santmyer has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Data Analytics and Reporting Services.
In this role, Santmyer will provide vital leadership to ValueOptions' Data Analytics Services division, closely partnering with the company's market leaders to develop and implement new analytics products and services.
"Our organization is committed to serving our membership and stewarding their care with the highest standards," said Bob Esposito, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. "Daniel has a long history of analyzing and creating actuarial models that improve efficiency and enhance quality, and we are excited to have him take this leadership role and apply his industry experience to deliver leading analytical services for our members, providers and clients."
Mr. Santmyer has worked in the health care industry for more than two decades. Prior to joining ValueOptions, he served as a principal and consulting actuary for Milliman, one of the world's largest actuarial providers known for their rigorous commitment to excellence. Previously, Mr. Santmyer worked as Vice President of National Account Pricing, Client Reporting, and Client Consulting for WellPoint, Inc. Before joining WellPoint, Mr. Santmyer served as Senior Director of Group Pricing at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina. He is a member of the American Academy of Actuaries and a fellow of the Society of Actuaries.
"It's an exciting time to join ValueOptions," stated Santmyer. "They are market leaders using best in class technology to collect and analyze data. I look forward to partnering with their expert team to focus on measuring and enhancing quality of care for the lives we serve."
ValueOptions is a health improvement company that serves more than 32 million individuals. On behalf of employers, health plans and government agencies, we manage innovative programs and solutions that directly address the challenges our health care system faces today. A national leader in the fields of mental and emotional wellbeing, recovery and resilience, employee assistance, and wellness, ValueOptions helps people make the difficult life changes needed to be healthier and more productive. With offices nationwide and a network of more than 130,000 provider locations, ValueOptions helps people take important steps in the right direction. We help them live their lives to the fullest potential. Visit www.valueoptions.com for more information.
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