Former AMISYS CEO to drive corporate growth through increased adoption of member-centric care management software
BEDFORD, Mass., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ --Casenet, Inc., a provider of innovative care management software solutions, today announced that Kevin Brown has been appointed chief executive officer effective immediately. Brown has more than twenty years of experience managing fast-growth technology companies within the healthcare industry. His expertise in enterprise product development and customer support across payer markets will add further focus to Casenet's mission of creating cutting-edge care management software solutions backed by solid customer service support. Former CEO Brian O'Neill will be transitioning to an advisory role.
"As CEO, Brian has successfully led Casenet's rapid growth as an innovator in care management software from its early stages. The board thanks him for his considerable contributions to Casenet and wishes him every success in the future," stated Peter Grua, partner at HLM Venture Partners.
Mr. Grua continued, "We are excited to have Kevin take the helm at Casenet. Kevin is an experienced entrepreneur with a successful track record of growing enterprise solution healthcare companies and his expansive network and deep industry knowledge will provide the team with an even better understanding of where the market is going, which will drive innovation and help anticipate and fulfill clients' needs."
Brown was formerly president, CEO and chairman of the board of AMISYS Managed Care Systems, a provider of health insurance and managed care information systems. During his ten year tenure, he grew the company from a one million dollar managed healthcare software business to a 68 million dollar (1998 revenues) publicly-held market leader with 105 health plan customers. Later, Brown was president and CEO of Amisys Synertech Inc. (ASI) where he increased revenues by 20 percent, developed a consumer-directed processing product, and drove a customer service initiative that resulted in the retention of more than 97 percent of customers. Additionally, Brown completed an acquisition of a profitable offshore business that helped ASI realize significant cost savings and improved ASI's market position. ASI was acquired by DST Systems (NYSE: DST) in November 2006 forming DST Health Solutions (DSTHS) when ASI was merged with DST's existing healthcare business. Brown served as chairman of DSTHS since its formation, which serves a customer base of more than 150 payers.
"Casenet has impressed me by entering a crowded market and really carving out a niche for itself through offering health plans, governments and wellness organizations an innovative software platform that meets their needs from both an architecture and usability perspective," said Kevin Brown, CEO of Casenet. "Brian has done a remarkable job of growing Casenet from an idea to a competitive player in the industry. I look forward to expanding the Casenet market opportunity as well as working with our expanding roster of clients to ensure we are taking the product where they need it to go."
Brown serves as a director on the board of CareSource Management Company, which oversees the CareSource businesses, including CareSource Ohio, one of the largest independent Medicaid HMOs in the United States. He also serves as chairman of the board of CareSource Michigan, a Medicaid HMO that covers more than 50,000 insured lives. Brown is a graduate of
Casenet, Inc. provides a comprehensive suite of care management software and service solutions that center on the individual receiving care and the discipline of team-based care management. At the heart of the system is a highly flexible platform that incorporates an organization's existing processes and workflows into an intuitive environment along with breakthrough reporting capabilities that turn care management data into meaningful, real-time accessible outcome data. For more information, please visit http://www.Casenetinc.com.
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