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#5kForFood and Your Health

Company launches virtual 5K to address food insecurity and health impacts from COVID-19 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (June 15, 2020) – Preferred Medical, a leading pharmacy benefit manager and ancillary service partner in workers’ compensation, announced a new initiative today to help foster physical and mental health while supporting those with food insecurity as a result of …
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Longtime Industry Expert Joins Preferred Medical

Company grows leadership team with addition of industry veteran as Chief Clinical Officer LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 6, 2020) – Preferred Medical, a leading pharmacy benefit manager and ancillary service partner in workers’ compensation, announced today that Jim Andrews has joined the company as chief clinical officer. Andrews has over 45 years’ experience in pharmacy administration, …
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Preferred Medical Announces Leadership Changes

Board promotes two industry leaders to aid in the company’s growth and prosperity LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (March 26, 2020) – Preferred Medical announced today that it has two new changes to its Leadership team. Amy L. Wrightsel, the current Chief Operating Officer, has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer and Craig Towner, currently Senior Vice President …
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How Preferred Medical is handling Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has introduced unprecedented anxiety into businesses and personal lives around the U.S. and the world. That probably describes you. But please take one thing off your mind – Preferred Medical. Our commitment is to ensure that, from the perspective of our customers, it feels as if we are conducting “business as usual” …
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Preferred Medical Announces New Webinar Series Kicking Off May 8

Starting May 8, Preferred Medical’s Senior Vice President of Product Development and Marketing, Mark Pew, will be hosting Preferred Perspectives, a one-hour webinar from noon-1:00 pm ET. Each webinar, featuring different members of the Preferred Medical team, will discuss a different subject that is highly applicable, educational and interesting to the workers’ compensation and healthcare …
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Preferred Medical Adds Cindy Alvano as Vice President of Finance & Accounting

Preferred Medical announced today the addition of Cindy Alvano as Vice President of Finance & Accounting. “Cindy brings extensive finance and accounting experience to Preferred that will be key to our growth plans for 2019 and beyond,” said Amy Wrightsel, chief operating officer for Preferred. “Her expertise and reputation is a perfect fit for our …
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Preferred Medical Adds David Price as Director, Government Affairs

Price to serve as resource on regulatory changes impacting workers’ compensation Preferred Medical announced today the addition of David Price as Director of Government Affairs. “David brings extensive legal and regulatory experience to Preferred and is a strategic part of our continued growth,” said Amy Wrightsel, chief operating officer for Preferred. “He joins a stellar …
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IAIABC Releases Opioid Policy Inventory

New Report Shows State Efforts to Curb the U.S. Opioid Health Crisis ORLANDO, FL─ States that have taken a multifaceted approach in responding to the opioid epidemic have realized a positive impact, according to a new report released today by the IAIABC at the WCI conference. The report, Opioid Policy Inventory, includes findings from a …
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Scott Yasko Joins Preferred Medical as Director of Project Management

Preferred Medical is pleased to announce that Scott Yasko has joined Preferred Medical as Director of Project Management. Yasko has extensive experience in the workers’ compensation market both in sales and operations. He has a reputation for tackling  challenges and digging into operational processes to find efficiencies. Yasko works closely with Preferred Medical’s operational teams …
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