Navigation Links
AMERIGROUP Names Mary McCluskey, MD, Chief Medical Officer
Date:9/17/2007

Healthcare Veteran Joins Company's Executive Team

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMERIGROUP Corporation (NYSE: AGP) today announced that Mary McCluskey, MD, has been named Chief Medical Officer to oversee healthcare services for the Company's 1.5 million members.

"We are excited to welcome Dr. McCluskey to AMERIGROUP," said James G. Carlson, AMERIGROUP President and Chief Executive Officer. "Throughout her career, she has distinguished herself as an attending clinician, physician executive and leader of a major healthcare organization. She has the experience and the commitment to help AMERIGROUP expand its mission of bringing quality healthcare to the financially vulnerable, seniors and people with disabilities."

"I'm honored to join such an experienced team and to assist AMERIGROUP and the 1.5 million members it serves," McCluskey said. "This is an exciting time for the Company, and I look forward to contributing to its efforts of bringing quality care and service coordination to those who need it most."

For the past eight years, Dr. McCluskey has served in a variety of senior medical positions with Aetna Inc., most recently as Chief Medical Officer, Northeast Region. In this role, she was the senior clinical and medical quality leader for a division that provided health insurance for 2.4 million people through employer-sponsored and Medicare programs. Under her guidance, the company's Northeast region earned an excellent accreditation rating from the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Her previous positions at Aetna included National Medical Director/Head of Clinical Cost Management and Senior Regional Medical Director, Southeast Region.

Prior to Aetna, McCluskey was Vice President of Medical Affairs for Medpartners Medical Management in Tampa. She previously served as Internist/Medical Director of Bridgeton Health Center in St. Louis. McCluskey began her career as an Urgent Care Physician in St. Louis. A graduate of St. Louis University and the St. Louis University School of Medicine, she completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Jewish Hospital/Washington University in St. Louis.

AMERIGROUP offers disease management programs for 11 different conditions, ranging from asthma and diabetes to AIDS and schizophrenia, eight of which are accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. The Company's health plan in the District of Columbia has also obtained accreditation and a rating of commendable from the NCQA. All AMERIGROUP health plans in the District and nine states offer members a range of initiatives that are designed to connect the 1.5 million members with quality, preventive healthcare programs that target the specific needs of low-income Americans.

About AMERIGROUP Corporation

AMERIGROUP Corporation, headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, improves healthcare access and quality for the financially vulnerable, seniors and people with disabilities by developing innovative managed health services for the public sector. Through its subsidiaries, AMERIGROUP Corporation serves more than 1.5 million people in the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. For more information, visit http://www.amerigroupcorp.com .

CONTACTS:

Investors: Julie Loftus Trudell News Media: Kent Jenkins, Jr.

AMERIGROUP Corporation AMERIGROUP Corporation

Senior Vice President, Senior Vice President,

Investor Relations Communications

(757) 321-3597 (757) 518-3671


'/>"/>
SOURCE AMERIGROUP Corporation
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Vietnamese Scientists Unravel Genetic Code Of Bird Flu Virus
2. Financial Allowances Being Offered To Poor Vietnamese HIV Carriers
3. Gene Bias: Onomastics of Shared Surnames among Men Reveals Genetic links
4. AIDS Funding Grants Dependant on Tracking Patients Names Efficiently
5. Health Minister Wants Names of Uncooperative Hospital Consultants
6. Chinese PLA Names Bogus Army Medical Bodies Selling Fake Drugs
7. Over 50 Vietnamese Girls Faint Due to Mass Hysteria
8. All U.S. States To Begin Names-Based Reporting of HIV Cases by End of 2007
9. Rajasthan Directs Doctors to Prescribe Medicines by Generic Names
10. UNAIDS Chief Appeals for Projects to Battle AIDS/HIV
11. EU medical chief says Europe ready for bird flu
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/14/2016)... ... February 14, 2016 , ... In ... Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN) is promoting healthier living with heart failure by providing ... Life! Healthy Living with Heart Failure will kick-off February 14 and includes tips ...
(Date:2/13/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... February 13, 2016 , ... Many individuals ... of protein for a multitude of reasons. IsoPasta by Isolator Fitness has delved ... it once more, but without the high-carb repercussions. IsoPasta has 30 grams of ...
(Date:2/13/2016)... ... ... an Au Pair comes all the way around the world to provide child ... are often worried things won’t go well. More often than not, however, they find out ... the Year winner’s all commented how their Au Pairs have become a part of the ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... The law firm of Morrow, Morrow, Ryan & ... purpose of these scholarships is to encourage applicants to pursue a degree in their ... these two parishes. , “We have available jobs in St. Landry and Evangeline ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... Each year, the American Physical Therapy ... Anaheim, CA at the Anaheim Convention Center. Almost 10,000 physical therapists across the country ... in action, learn more about their chosen field and network with their colleagues. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/11/2016)... -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG ), the leading ... birth tissues, human skin and bone, and patent-protected processes ... and therapies, announced today that it will present at ... New York , NY.  Parker H. ... , Chief Financial Officer and Chris Cashman , ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... WESTPORT, Conn. , Feb. 11, 2016  AfterPill.com ... decision to recommend alcohol abstinence for all women who ... women in the U.S. each year and raises the ... --> --> According to the ... U.S., 70% of women of child-bearing age, who have ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... Feb. 11, 2016 Wearable posture tracker, ALEX , has taken Kickstarter by storm, crowdfunding ... seven days left to go, ALEX is said to be delivered to backers starting May of this ... ... ... Created by NAMU, a ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: