SOURCE: Paradigm Outcomes

Paradigm Outcomes

October 07, 2016 08:00 ET

Paradigm Outcomes Acquires Encore Unlimited

Acquisition Expands Paradigm's Business and Presence in New Strategic Growth Markets

WALNUT CREEK, CA--(Marketwired - October 07, 2016) - Paradigm Outcomes, the nation's leading provider of complex medical management services, has acquired Encore Unlimited, LLC.

Encore's case management and advocacy services and Paradigm's expertise in managing catastrophic injuries and complex pain injuries form a comprehensive resource for case management solutions. While each company will retain separate product lines, customers will gain seamless access to an expanded set of business solutions, including outcome-focused case management services, life care planning, medical cost projections, vocational rehabilitation, and ergonomics.

"With this acquisition, we instantly expand Paradigm's customer base and add flexibility to respond strategically to regions with growing case volume," said Jim Hudak, Paradigm's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "Though this deal benefits each company, the real winners are our clients, who will receive a broader range of uninterrupted services. I am excited about this new chapter as we continue improving the lives of people with medical needs across the country."

Liz Thompson, BS, CDMS, CRC, CEO of Encore, will report to Tom Mastri, Paradigm's Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer.

"Since 2001, Encore has developed successful regional and national medical and vocational case management and related services," said Thompson. "Moving under the Paradigm banner gives us additional resources to leverage our success. I look forward to growing with Paradigm to create an uninterrupted service model."

Paradigm's core business will remain unchanged. Encore will be a wholly owned subsidiary of Paradigm and operate as a separate brand. Clients will continue to receive exceptional service from the teams they presently work with at Paradigm and Encore.

About Encore Unlimited

Encore Unlimited delivers a national case management presence with a local feel. Encore has a clinical staff with professional credentials and licenses, masters prepared vocational counselors and an ergonomic team comprised of occupational therapists with post graduate level ergonomic training. Services offered include medical and vocational case management, telepresence triage and tele management, expert witness, legal nurse consulting, life care planning, loss of earning capacity assessment, and ergonomic assessment and consultation. The company focuses on advocacy, care quality, return to work program development, and program enhancements. For more information, please visit www.encoreunlimited.com.

About Paradigm Outcomes

Paradigm Outcomes provides acute and ongoing case management services for people with acquired brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, multiple traumas, amputations, burns and chronic pain. As the nation's leading provider of complex and catastrophic medical management in the workers' compensation industry, Paradigm achieves 5x better medical outcomes and lowers total costs by 40%. Paradigm accomplishes this by bringing together nationally recognized doctors, nurses and specialists, the best network of care facilities in the country, and 25 years of clinical data to guide decisions. For more information, visit www.paradigmcorp.com.

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