Why Fred?

Bringing together experience as a hospital administrator, general manager of an HMO, founding a disease management company and serving as the president of a population health management company, Fred brings a unique perspective to your particular healthcare issue.   Specifically, his background includes:

Hospital Administration
Fred has served as the Administrator of both general medical surgical and psychiatric hospitals for Republic Health and Charter Medical.


Health Plans
Fred held the position of Vice President/ General Manager of Healthcare USA, Florida which was rated the highest quality Medicaid health plan by the Agency for Health Care Administration twice during his tenure.  They also received NCQA accreditation and were awarded a Medicare Choices demonstration project in only their second year of operations.


Legislative Testimony
Fred is a recognized expert. He testified before the states of Alaska, Florida, Kentucky and Texas on disease and population health management and their application to state employees and Medicaid.


Government Programs
Fred has extensive experience with Medicaid, including health plan and disease management operations. Fred has developed and operated Medicaid disease management programs in Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Mississippi, Montana, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Texas and Washington.


He also created the first Medicaid disease management program for persons with Schizophrenia and other medical co-morbidities.


Wellness and Disease Management
As the founder of Specialty Disease Management Services, Inc. Fred created and implemented programs for multiple chronic diseases and provided services to both Medicaid and commercial clients. As President of U. S. Preventive Medicine, he worked with clients like Aon and the state of Nevada on programs for their employees.


Information Technology
Fred generated a disease management IT system, and was involved in the development of an award winning mobile app that integrated wireless devices for health management, as well as a very successful population health management IT system.


Board of Directors
Past Chair of the Board of Directors of the Care Continuum Alliance, the association of organizations working toward improving the health of populations.


Key Presentations

Fred is available to speak at your conference or event. Here’s just a few of his presentations: keynote speaker at the first international conference on Population Health Management in Sao Paulo, Brazil, the Population Health Colloquium at Jefferson Medical College and the Forum presented by the Care Continuum Alliance.


Presentations at other conferences include:

  • The Population Health Colloquium
  • The Yale Healthcare Conference
  • Health 2.0
  • The National Association of City and County Health Officers Annual Conference
  • The First National Wellness Conference
  • ASAP Annual Population Health Conference, Sao Paulo, Brazil


Click here for a full list of all of Fred’s presentations.