May 20, 2014 – Atlanta, GA – Focused on improving health outcomes and providing cost-effective medication therapy for patients suffering from chronic disease states, Curant Health is pleased to announce an interdisciplinary group of industry leaders that make up the Curant Health Corporate Advisory Board.
Kevin Greiner, Hilton Howell, Jr., Scott Pressly and Bill Roth will join Curant Health Chief Operating Officer Marc O’Connor and other members of the Curant Health Leadership Team in regular meetings to explore challenges, opportunities and new processes in the healthcare marketplace.
“The shift towards a value-based model of healthcare delivery impacts nearly every facet of industry in the United States,” says O’Connor. “Engaging in meaningful dialogue, generating new ideas and learning from industry leaders of all types, including and especially our new advisory board members, makes Curant Health a more effective organization for all of our partners: providers, payors, patients and more. We are grateful for our new board members’ service.”
Kevin Greiner is President and CEO of Gas South. Leading the natural gas marketer since its inception, it has been the fastest growing natural gas marketer in Georgia since 2008 and serves more than 260,000 customers. Greiner is also the Chairman of the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Health Care Committee for the Georgia Chamber of Commerce and was the 2012 Campaign Chairman for the United Way of Greater Atlanta.
Hilton Howell, Jr. is CEO of holding company Atlantic American Corp. (NASDAQ: AAME), which owns life, health, property and insurance interests in specialty markets, and CEO of national broadcast company Gray Television (NYSE: GTN), which serves 31 domestic media markets. Howell is also Vice Chairman of Bankers Fidelity Life Insurance Company, Chairman of Southern Community Newspapers Inc. and Executive Vice President of Delta Life Insurance Company and Delta Fire and Casualty Insurance Company.
Scott Pressly is Chairman of International Franchise Association and Co-Founder of BIP Opportunities Fund. Active in the franchise community, Pressly was a Partner with Roark Capital Group where he closed franchise investments and served on various franchisor boards such as Schlotzsky’s Deli, Cinnabon and Carvel Ice Cream. He has also held leadership roles with the Walt Disney Company and Dow Chemical USA.
About Curant Health
Curant Health is passionate about improving the lives of millions of chronically ill people through its innovative and comprehensive medication therapy management program. Specially trained patient care managers and pharmacists form the foundation of the program and leverage MedPlan(™), Curant’s enhanced, inhouse EMR. Regular intensive interaction with caring Curant Health professionals supports patients through the daily challenges of living with a chronic condition. Curant Health is recognized as one of America’s Fastest Growing Companies by Inc. Magazine. The company was also one of 10 finalists in Microsoft’s Excellence in Innovation competition for its development and deployment of MedPlan.
Health systems currently taking advantage of Curant’s platform for care include University of New Mexico Truman Health Services, the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Emory Midtown ID Clinics, University of Louisville Research Foundation, Virginia Commonwealth University and others across the country.
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