David Zieve, MD, MHA, Named as Medical Director.
ATLANTA -- A.D.A.M., Inc. (Nasdaq: ADAM), a leading provider of health information services and benefits management solutions, announced today that it has appointed David Zieve, MD, MHA, to the position of Medical Director. Zieve will be responsible for driving editorial quality initiatives and helping A.D.A.M. set new industry standards for evidence-based health content.
Dr. Zieve comes to A.D.A.M. with a unique background in delivering innovative, evidence-based health information. Prior to joining A.D.A.M., Dr. Zieve served as an editor and product manager at Milliman([R]) Care Guidelines([R]). Milliman is considered the industry standard for independently developed and produced evidence-based clinical guidelines used in a variety of web-based case management applications in hospitals, insurance companies, and case management agencies. While at Milliman, Zieve was responsible for creating and overseeing two key products, the Ambulatory Care Guidelines and the Chronic Care Guidelines. These products, containing hundreds of authorization and case management guidelines, evidence summaries, and patient instructions, are widely viewed in the healthcare industry as a standard for evidence-based medicine.
"Dr. Zieve has a passion for educating and empowering patients that fits naturally with A.D.A.M.'s mission to help people better understand and manage their health. His strong editorial and clinical leadership, in addition to the depth of his experience, are a great complement as our company expands into the payer market and care-oriented solutions. We are privileged to have him as part of our team," said Kevin Noland, CEO of A.D.A.M.
In addition to overseeing content quality, Zieve will help support product development efforts, especially in the managed care, hospital, and employer markets. Efforts will include development of care management and decision-making tools delivered through a variety of online channels. One of these channels will be A.D.A.M.'s employer-focused online benefits portal, Benergy2G!, which enables employers to give their employees health and wellness tools so they are able to make more informed decisions about their health.
Dr. Zieve is board certified in Family Practice, and has a Master's degree in healthcare administration.
A.D.A.M. (NasdaqCM: ADAM) is a leading provider of high-quality health information and benefits management solutions to healthcare organizations, employers, consumers, brokers, and educational institutions. With an industry-leading employee and HR benefits management platform and one of the largest consumer health information libraries in the world, A.D.A.M. empowers consumers to get smart about their health and wellness, while reducing the costs of healthcare and benefits administration. For more information, visit www.adam.com or call 1-800-408-ADAM.
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|Date:||Sep 11, 2007|
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