PEMBROKE, Mass., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ConsumerMedical, a leading health care decision support and concierge company, has announced the appointment of James K. Foreman to its Board of Directors.
"We are so pleased to have Jim join our team. He has tremendous experience in our industry and a great strategic mind. He will be of significant help to us as we prepare for accelerated growth," says David Hines, CEO and founder of ConsumerMedical.
"Having spent my career focusing on figuring out ways to make the healthcare system easier to navigate I am thrilled to join the Board of ConsumerMedical," says Foreman. "ConsumerMedical has a track record of working to ensure the ultimate consumer of healthcare -- the patient -- has access to all of the information and support necessary for making medical decisions that are right for them. I am looking forward to working with the management team and the other board members to ensure success for all constituents of ConsumerMedical."
Foreman is currently a Senior Advisor at Lightyear Capital and Century Equity Partners. He spent three decades as a consultant, starting at Towers Perrin, which became Towers Watson, now Willis Towers Watson. In his most recent role there, he led their exchange solutions segment, which included the acquisition of Extend and Liaison. When the organization was still Towers Perrin, Foreman was Managing Director for Global Health and Welfare.
Foreman was also Executive Vice President of National Accounts, Global Benefits, Group Insurance and Government, Labor and Medicaid for Aetna, where he managed a $13.1 billion P&L with 11,000 associates.
He began his early career as a Senior Employee Benefits Representative for the company when it was still Aetna Life and Causality.
Foreman has a B.A. from UCLA in Business and Economics and a degree for the University of Melbourne in International Business. Married with three children, he has served on numerous boards, including for the Joffrey Ballet and the Employee Benefits Research Institute.
About ConsumerMedical – ConsumerMedical is a leading health care decision support and concierge company serving approximately 2 million individuals through some of the nation's largest employers, health plans and private exchanges. As a Medical Ally, ConsumerMedical guides participants throughout their health care journey with compassionate, high-touch support and deep clinical expertise. ConsumerMedical offers a fully integrated suite of solutions including Medical Decision Support, Expert Medical Opinions, Claims Advocacy and more, helping individuals and families navigate the health care system while reducing unnecessary elective surgeries and driving patients to the highest quality providers. More information is available at www.consumermedical.com.
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