Prestigious Healthcare Leaders to Offer Counsel for Growing Immediate Care Clinic Provider NextCare
Mesa, AZ (PRWEB) July 18, 2008 -- Immediate care clinic NextCare (www.nextcare.com), the world's largest privately owned urgent care provider, announced the addition of a prestigious group of leaders who will serve as the company's new Board of Directors. Those joining the counsel include Fred L. Brown, MBA, FACHE, Breaux B. Castleman, and David Lowenberg.
NextCare has undergone significant growth since 2005 and is now the largest privately held, multi-state urgent care provider in the country. The healthcare organization is prepared to launch a strategic growth plan beginning in 2008.
"Our Board Members' expertise will guide our decision-making and assist us in growing the business without ever losing sight of clinical quality and extraordinary service," stated Laurel Stoimenoff, President of NextCare.
Brown has served in many prominent leadership roles; he is currently Immediate Past Chairman of the Joint Commission and Immediate Past Chairman of The National Kidney Foundation. Brown is known for his expertise in healthcare integration, governance, operations, public policy, diversity, spiritual care, community health and social responsibility.
Castleman is currently the President and CEO of Syntiro Healthcare Services, Inc. He is also a director of FemPartners, Inc., a physician practice management company. He is chairman of Electro-Optical Sciences, Inc., a development stage diagnostic medical device company. Castleman brings extensive experience with private equity firms, securities analysts, investment banks and venture capital funds.
Lowenberg, with a distinguished career in the public and private sectors, currently consults with C-suite executives in healthcare and private equity firms and is a senior advisor to several healthcare companies. Lowenberg recently retired as president and CEO of Curascript, Inc., the specialty pharmacy business of Express Scripts, Inc.
"I could not be more pleased with the level of talent we have been fortunate to attract," said John Shufeldt, MD, CEO of NextCare, "I am confident that their experience, expertise and business acumen will steer us toward our vision of being the national leader in urgent care medicine."
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About NextCare Urgent Care
Urgent care provider NextCare (www.nextcare.com) is the world's largest privately owned provider of urgent care and occupational medical services, known for bringing together service-driven healthcare and innovative medical technology to the delivery of medicine. NextCare operates 30 immediate care clinic facilities throughout Arizona, Colorado, Texas, Georgia, Virginia and North Carolina.
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