ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 14, 2018 – Orchid Medical (Orchid), a leading provider of integrated ancillary and surgical cost containment solutions for the workers’ compensation industry, today announced the appointment of Stephen Ellerman to vice president of provider relations. Ellerman will be responsible for the strategic oversight and development of the company’s network of provider partners for durable medical equipment, home health, diagnostic imaging, physical medicine and transportation and language services. As a workers’ compensation industry veteran, Ellerman brings over 25 years of experience in the development and management of national ancillary networks.
“We are very excited to have Steve join our leadership team,” said Brian Carwile, founder and chief executive officer of Orchid. “With a proven track record in network growth and operational performance, Steve will play a key role in further strengthening our network of ancillary service providers and supporting our commitment to quality.”
For 20 years as vice president of provider development for One Call Care Management, Ellerman successfully led the company’s contracting, credentialing and servicing efforts for the diagnostics network division. Most recently, Ellerman served as vice president of network operations at Atlantic Imaging Group where he directed provider network development, call center operations and sales activities of a national diagnostic testing network. In addition, Ellerman has held senior management positions in the broader health care industry at medical centers and hospitals. Ellerman received a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Saint Peter’s University in New Jersey and a Master of Science in Health Care Administration from New Jersey City University.
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About Orchid Medical
Orchid Medical (Orchid) is a leading, nationwide provider of integrated ancillary and surgical cost containment solutions for the workers’ compensation industry. Orchid works collaboratively with claims professionals and medical providers to cost-effectively manage and deliver the appropriate care and services injured workers need to recover. The company’s medical management solutions include Surgical Cost Containment Program®(SCCP), DME and supplies, orthotics and prosthetics, home health and complex care, home and vehicle modifications, diagnostic imaging, physical medicine, transportation and language, and urine drug monitoring services. For more information, visit www.ORCHIDmedical.com.
Media Contact: Kellie Jackson, Orchid Medical, 8668886724, [email protected]