SOURCE: EmployerDirect

EmployerDirect

February 23, 2015 11:28 ET

EmployerDirect Appoints Clint Hampton as Its New CEO

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - Feb 23, 2015) - 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, is pleased to announce that Clint Hampton will succeed Tom Johnston as the company's CEO. Mr. Johnston will continue to support EmployerDirect as an advisor to the Board as he pursues other opportunities.

Prior to joining EmployerDirect, Mr. Hampton spent more than 13 years with Stryker Orthopaedics, most recently as an Area Vice President for the Mid-Atlantic region. He was responsible for leading more than 500 people in seven divisions to attain financial, top line and operational goals, and for placing, directing and engaging leadership to attain the organizational objectives. Mr. Hampton also served as an Agent Principal and Sales Representative for Sulzer-Medica (Intermedics Orthopedics).

"I enjoyed helping EmployerDirect become one of the premier providers of value-based healthcare benefits for large self-funded employers and I look forward to seeing the company continue to grow in the coming years," said Mr. Johnston. "EmployerDirect will be in great hands under Clint's leadership. He is a seasoned veteran with the right operational background to lead a very talented and driven group of employees."

"I am honored to join EmployerDirect and help build on all the accomplishments that Tom and his team have achieved so far," said Mr. Hampton, CEO of EmployerDirect. "It's an exciting time to join EmployerDirect as we are expanding the reach of SurgeryPlus to millions of more lives. This will help businesses increase cost-savings while providing transparent healthcare coverage to their employees."

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.

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