MedRisk, the leader in physical rehabilitation in workers’ compensation, has appointed John Jakovcic Senior Vice President of Technology.
Responsible for project management and client solutions and working alongside the technology leadership on strategic technology solutions, he will focus on cybersecurity, business continuity, and automation strategies. Jakovcic, who has managed large technology staffs, will collaborate with the infrastructure and development teams to expand MedRisk’s technology strategy while continuing to support leadership development and growth through the organization.
“We are excited to have John bring his range of skills and industry knowledge to help further MedRisk’s growth,” said President Danielle Lisenbey. “His contributions and our continued investment in modern technology and innovation will help MedRisk maintain the highest clinical and customer service standards in the workers’ comp industry.”
Jakovcic has 25 years of information technology experience with disability and group health insurance companies and worker’s compensation third-party administrators. Most recently, he was Vice President of Information Technology, Premier Life, Absence and Disability Solutions for Aflac.
During his prior nine-year tenure at Broadspire, he served as Senior Vice President of Global Strategy and Global Management, and Senior Vice President of Information Technology, where he developed an overall technology strategy to collapse multiple claims systems, enhance the managed care process and automate key processes to drive overall operational efficiencies. Earlier in his career, he worked for Broadspire Services in application software development and for Aetna as an implementation manager.
Jakovcic holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.
Based in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, MedRisk is the largest managed care organization dedicated to the physical rehabilitation of injured workers. Clinically driven since its inception, the company has an International Scientific Advisory Board that developed and maintains physical medicine-specific, evidence-based guidelines for workers’ compensation. MedRisk, which has successfully completed SSAE 18 SOC Type 1 and 2 examinations, ensures high quality care and delivers outstanding customer service. For more information, visit www.medrisknet.com or call 800-225-9675.
Helen King Patterson, APR, King Knight Communications, 813-690-4787, email@example.com