|By Marketwired .||
|July 17, 2014 02:27 PM EDT||
AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 07/17/14 -- EmployerDirect, a leader in value-based healthcare that helps large, self-insured employers provide transparency for the quality and cost of their employees' planned medical procedures, announced today that it promoted Joni Guerrero to Vice President of Operations. Joni has more than 20 years of management experience and has been EmployerDirect's Senior National Account Manager since February 2013. In her new position, she will provide direction and guidance to the operational activities of the company, as well as assist in maximizing growth and profitability.
Prior to EmployerDirect, Joni provided analytical and technical support as a government contractor for Vinculum Solutions. She was also Vice President of Operations for NuVANTE, Inc. In addition, Joni worked for EverydayWealth and the Internal Revenue Service. She holds a bachelor's degree in Government from the University of Texas, where she also received former Vice President Al Gore's Hammer Award for her re-engineering efforts toward making government work better and cost less.
"Joni's leadership has helped increase the utilization of our SurgeryPlus benefit," said Thomas Johnston, CEO of EmployerDirect. "She has also been instrumental in fostering an environment of innovation at EmployerDirect, and we look forward to her input as a member of our executive team."
"I'm honored to be recognized for my contributions and am further energized to continue playing a pivotal role in the growth of the company," said Joni Guerrero. "My focus will be to manage both the Personal Medical Concierge Services and Client Relations management teams. Our mission is to provide our clients and their employee members a superior experience by facilitating the entire placement for the members, beginning with our selective group of surgeons of excellence. We also shepherd the members through the rest of the medical process via our care coordinators, all while providing both the client and member great savings."
About EmployerDirect Healthcare
EmployerDirect, a leader in value-based healthcare, transforms the way self-funded employer health plans purchase healthcare for their members, saving 30-50 percent on planned medical procedures with the potential to reduce total plan cost by 6-10 percent. The company also offers a unique medical concierge service called SurgeryPlus that assists covered members with selecting a provider, scheduling a procedure, transferring medical records, coordinating travel logistics and negotiating surgery costs BEFORE the surgery occurs. For more information about EmployerDirect, please visit www.edhc.com or call (888)241-8537.