BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ConsumerMedical, a clinical advocacy company that helps employees and plan members navigate the nation’s complex healthcare system, announced today that Brian Marcotte has joined the company’s board of directors. Marcotte is the former CEO and President of Business Group on Health, an organization consisting of the largest and most progressive employers in the U.S., focused on healthcare benefits best practice, thought leadership, and health policy.
“We are excited to welcome Brian to our board of directors,” said David Hines, CEO and founder of ConsumerMedical. “He is one of the most knowledgeable, experienced, and innovative people in the country on employer-sponsored healthcare and is a great addition to our team. Brian’s counsel and input will help ensure we are doing even more to meet the needs of our clients in this dynamic and evolving market.”
At the Business Group, Marcotte established the Health Innovations Forum, which helped accelerate market traction for promising digital health startups, and the Executive Committee on Value Purchasing, a cross-industry council focused on shifting the market toward value-based pricing and provider accountability.
“I’m honored to join the board for ConsumerMedical and have held a long-standing view of the company as an innovative market leader that drives financial value for their customers while improving consumer experience within the healthcare system,” says Marcotte. “I believe in their mission and advocacy model. I’m excited to be part of a team that is really changing healthcare, especially during the unprecedented times we face today.”
Prior to Business Group on Health, Marcotte was the Vice President of Compensation and Benefits for Honeywell International, where he developed and implemented a number of leading-edge solutions to help employees maximize their experience with the healthcare delivery system to optimize quality, satisfaction, and cost.
ConsumerMedical is a leading clinical advocacy, decision support and expert second opinion company serving over four million individuals through some of the nation’s largest employers, health plans and private exchanges. The company has been serving patients and payers for more than 24 years. As a Medical Ally, ConsumerMedical guides participants throughout their healthcare journey with compassionate, high-touch support and deep clinical expertise. ConsumerMedical offers a fully integrated suite of solutions including Medical Decision Support®, Surgery Decision Support®, Expert Medical Opinion, Claims Advocacy and more, helping individuals and families navigate the healthcare system while improving outcomes and reducing costs. ConsumerMedical’s results have been validated continuously by independent actuaries. www.consumermedical.com