Protocare Sciences Names New Medical Director

Apr 13, 2001, 01:00 ET from Protocare Sciences, Inc.

    SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Protocare Sciences, Inc., a
 division of Protocare, Inc., a leading provider of customized health care
 solutions, has appointed Matthew F. Emons, M.D., medical director of the
 Clinical Development Group.
     Dr. Emons joins Protocare Sciences from Humana Inc., where he served as
 Physician Director of Health Improvement & Quality in the Corporate Medical
 Affairs Dept.
     "We are very pleased to have someone of Matt's extensive experience in
 utilization management, network management, outcome-driven quality
 improvement, practice guidelines and medical policy implementation joining our
 team," said Donato Tramuto, chief executive officer of Protocare Sciences.
     Prior to his tenure with Humana, Dr. Emons was a medical director for
 Aetna Health Plans/Partners HMO.  He also served at GenCare Health Systems in
 St. Louis and Lincoln National Health Plans in St. Louis.
     Dr. Emons is board certified in Internal Medicine with added
 qualifications in Geriatric Medicine.  He received his MD degree from the
 University of Illinois and completed his internship and residency at Maricopa
 Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ.  He also has an MBA from the University of
 Louisville.
 
     Protocare Sciences (formerly Value Health Sciences) is a leading provider
 of customized health care solutions supported by science-based analytic
 software, clinical tools, and extensive databases.  The Company has expertise
 in disease management products and services, health services research, health
 care analysis and outcomes assessment.  They are headquartered in Santa
 Monica, CA.
 
 

SOURCE Protocare Sciences, Inc.
    SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Protocare Sciences, Inc., a
 division of Protocare, Inc., a leading provider of customized health care
 solutions, has appointed Matthew F. Emons, M.D., medical director of the
 Clinical Development Group.
     Dr. Emons joins Protocare Sciences from Humana Inc., where he served as
 Physician Director of Health Improvement & Quality in the Corporate Medical
 Affairs Dept.
     "We are very pleased to have someone of Matt's extensive experience in
 utilization management, network management, outcome-driven quality
 improvement, practice guidelines and medical policy implementation joining our
 team," said Donato Tramuto, chief executive officer of Protocare Sciences.
     Prior to his tenure with Humana, Dr. Emons was a medical director for
 Aetna Health Plans/Partners HMO.  He also served at GenCare Health Systems in
 St. Louis and Lincoln National Health Plans in St. Louis.
     Dr. Emons is board certified in Internal Medicine with added
 qualifications in Geriatric Medicine.  He received his MD degree from the
 University of Illinois and completed his internship and residency at Maricopa
 Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ.  He also has an MBA from the University of
 Louisville.
 
     Protocare Sciences (formerly Value Health Sciences) is a leading provider
 of customized health care solutions supported by science-based analytic
 software, clinical tools, and extensive databases.  The Company has expertise
 in disease management products and services, health services research, health
 care analysis and outcomes assessment.  They are headquartered in Santa
 Monica, CA.
 
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