Kevin C. Barrett joins Social Service Coordinators (SSC) as Chief Operating Officer
Health care industry veteran Kevin C. Barrett recently joined Social Service Coordinators (SSC), the nation's leading provider of outreach and advocacy services to managed care organizations, as Chief Operating Officer. In his new role, Mr. Barrett will oversee the organization's day-to-day operations, including corporate development, member outreach and information technology.
Miami Lakes, FL (PRWEB) June 24, 2009
Kevin C. Barrett recently joined Social Service Coordinators (SSC), the nation's leading provider of outreach and advocacy services to managed care organizations, as Chief Operating Officer. In his new role, Mr. Barrett will oversee the organization's day-to-day operations, including corporate development, member outreach and information technology. Mr. Barrett is an accomplished health care executive with over 20 years of start-up, deal-making and operating experience in the healthcare services and life sciences industries.
"We are extremely fortunate to have Kevin as part of our organization," says Alan Flaumenhaft, SSC's Chief Executive Officer. "Along with a wealth of experience, Kevin brings the knowledge and management skills that will be of great benefit to SSC as we explore new markets and opportunities where we can expand our outreach services. Additionally, we are pleased to add Kevin's input and leadership to SSC's executive team."
Prior to joining SSC, Mr. Barrett was an executive-in-residence with Bain Capital Ventures and SV Life Sciences, two Boston-based venture capital firms. From 2004 to 2008, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer of PolyMedica Corporation, the nation's largest provider of blood glucose testing supplies and related services to people with diabetes. Previous to that role, he served as Senior Vice President of BG Medicine, a biotechnology start-up company, where he was responsible for commercial operations. Before joining BG Medicine, Mr. Barrett was Chief Operating Officer of the Synergy Informatics division of Quintiles Transnational, the largest provider of outsourced drug development, commercialization and health care information services to the global pharmaceutical industry.
Mr. Barrett holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Columbia University and a Master in Business Administration from Harvard Business School. He currently serves on the board of directors of PolyRemedy, Inc., a privately-held manufacturer of robotic systems for the fabrication of nano and micro-fiber wound treatments.
About Social Service Coordinators (SSC):
SSC contracts with Medicare Advantage health care plans to provide free education and assistance to enroll individuals into an array of federal, state and local social benefit programs. SSC also provides ongoing support to help those individuals retain the benefits for which they have qualified. Through targeted identification of eligible individuals and expert outreach, SSC is able to reach those members of its customer health plans that are most in need of social benefit programs. For more information about SSC, please visit www. sscincorporated. com.