PCA MEDICAL GROUP PROUDLY ANNOUNCES NEW MANAGEMENT TEAM
Top healthcare executives join PCA Medical Group to build world-class medical group management companySeptember 16, 2013
Tampa, FL —PCA Medical Group, Inc., the Florida-based multi-site Medical Group Practice Management and Affiliated Provider Network Organization, announced today the addition of several experienced leaders to the company’s management team. Aimed at building a world-class medical group management organization, the company is focusing resources across several growth initiatives, including the development of new technology, robust infrastructure and experienced professional staff.
With the dramatic changes affecting the healthcare industry, including new challenges driven by health reform, PCA Medical Group is making significant investments to better serve its clients and their patients. The company is rolling out innovative electronic health record (EHR) and data warehouse capabilities to enhance the quality of patient care while delivering timely and accurate information for clinical and operational improvements across the entire organization.
To support their growth objectives, the PCA Medical Group Board of Directors appointed several new leadership executives, including Robert J. Bunker as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Jose Guethon, MD, as Chief Medical Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Enrique Diaz-Granados as Chief Growth Officer, Eric E. Campbell as Chief Financial Officer, and Reney Lizotte, RN, BSN, as Director of Healthcare Services. The company continues to add quality staff to fortify its mission to become a world-class medical group management organization.
“Under the leadership of the new management team, the company is positioned for organic and acquisitive growth. With our strong financial backing, we are taking this company to new levels of excellence,” said Robert J. Bunker, PCA Medical Group Chairman and CEO. “I am thrilled to be a part of this organization as we work to help our clients provide quality healthcare services to their members while effectively managing risk.”
Based in Tampa, PCA Medical Group is a portfolio company of Enhanced Equity Funds (EEF), a healthcare services private equity firm. With capital support from EEF and a mandate for growth, the company is actively seeking financial partnership opportunities with quality medical groups throughout the state of Florida and elsewhere.
About PCA Medical Group, Inc.
PCA Medical Group, Inc., is a multi-site Medical Group Practice Management and Affiliated Provider Network Organization headquartered in Tampa, FL with operations throughout Florida and Georgia. Founded in 2007, PCA Medical Group partners with Medicare Advantage and Medicaid managed care organizations to provide primary care services and coordinate care for beneficiaries under global capitation arrangements. Visit pcamedicalgroup.com for more information.
About Enhanced Equity Funds
Founded in 2005, EEF manages approximately $600 million of committed capital across two funds with the most recent raised in 2010. The Principals of EEF have over 100 years of combined experience investing in healthcare companies and possess strong relationships and knowledge within the industry. EEF specializes in working with growth companies and employs a creative approach to building value. The firm employs a flexible, but disciplined investment strategy focused on value creation through organizational development, organic growth and acquisitions. EEF seeks to invest $10 to $50 million or more over the life of a portfolio company in a variety of flexible structures. Visit: http://enhancedequity.com/ for more information.
Notes to Editors
As Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Robert J. Bunker brings nearly four decades of healthcare industry senior leadership experience across a variety of industry segments, such as healthcare insurance, hospital administration, workers compensation, home healthcare, emergency department management, healthcare staffing and practice management. Since retiring from the United States Air Force Medical Service in 1994, after a highly decorated military healthcare career, he served at Humana Inc., managing its multibillion-dollar TRICARE program and its Medicare and Medicaid nationwide programs. Thereafter, Bunker has been a highly successful CEO for three nationwide middle market, private equity-owned healthcare service companies.
Joining as Chief Medical Officer and Chief Operating Officer is Jose Guethon, MD. Dr. Guethon brings over thirty years of clinical leadership experience, and served as Chief Operating Officer at Metropolitan Care for ten years.
Leading growth initiatives for PCA Medical Group is Enrique Diaz-Granados as Chief Growth Officer. Having worked with WellCare and Humana, Diaz-Granados has over twenty years of strategic growth, business development, operational and compliance experience in the Medicare and Medicaid arena.
As Chief Financial Officer, Eric E. Campbell joins PCA Medical Group with over twenty years of healthcare experience. Previously, Campbell was Vice President of Provider Engagement for Humana, where he standardized reimbursement, which mitigated risk and ensured alignment of quality standards for independent physician associations. Campbell brings additional pertinent expertise from managing financial operations with WellCare Health Plans and Norton Healthcare.
Reney Lizotte, RN, BSN, joins PCA Medical Group as Director of Healthcare Services. Lizotte has more than twenty years of exceptional experience managing healthcare services and Case Management programs.