AVENTURA, Fla., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Cinergy Health, a nationwide provider of Limited Medical Benefit Plans, today announced Margaret Lewin MD, as the company's chief medical director. As Cinergy Health's chief medical director, Dr. Lewin will provide guidance on health care issues, ranging from new scientific studies and emerging research to the doctor patient relationship and health care reform.
"We are excited to have Dr. Lewin join the Cinergy Health team," said Daniel Touizer, CEO of Cinergy Health. "Her diverse medical background and expertise in preventive medicine combined with her decades of experience with patient care will be a major asset to Cinergy Health and all of our plan members."
Dr. Lewin has worked throughout her career to improve the American healthcare system. She has been on the boards of state and local medical societies and is Past President of the New York County Medical Society and Past District President of the American College of Physicians. Her decades-long volunteer work has included service to many local projects and organizations and has been enriched by her medical missions to the Third World.
"Cinergy Health is an insurance benefits company that actually encourages prevention and focuses on the patient," Lewin said. "I am anxious to bring my passion and medical expertise to this company during such an important time for healthcare in America."
Dr. Lewin has authored numerous articles in leading medical journals and lay magazines, as well as chapters for medical textbooks. Dr. Lewin's areas of special interest and expertise include primary and preventive care, travel medicine, men's health and women's health. She is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology, a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Medical College of Cornell University. Dr. Lewin is affiliated with New York-Presbyterian Hospital and The Hospital for Special Surgery. A graduate of Case Western University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio, Dr. Lewin's undergraduate degree from Purdue University is in Aeronautics, Astronautics, and the Engineering Sciences and she holds an M.S. in applied mathematics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
About Cinergy Health
CINERGY HEALTH, Inc., with headquarters in Florida, is a nationwide provider of innovative and affordable health insurance solutions designed to meet the changing needs of American families. Recognizing the financial challenges for people who cannot afford or qualify for costly major medical insurance plans, Cinergy Health designs and delivers lower cost alternative health plans that facilitate access to quality healthcare services and enable people to maintain better health.
Cinergy Health Preferred Insurance Plans are limited medical benefit plans, which provide first dollar coverage for the predictable medical care people need most frequently. These insurance plans provide coverage starting with a member's very first doctor's visit without a deductible so that s/he doesn't put off important medical care. From doctor visits and diagnostics to maternity and surgery, Cinergy provides essential coverage that's easily within most people's budgets. Further, plan member can choose doctors and hospitals of their choice without being confined to a list.
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