LANSING, Mich., /PRNewswire/ — Accident Fund Holdings, Inc. announces the appointment of Jeffrey A. White as director of Medical Center of Excellence.
As the director of Medical Center of Excellence, White is responsible for supporting the enterprise in identifying industry-wide medical trends, working with the operating units to optimize workflows, and developing medical management strategies to reduce loss costs and improve the quality of care for injured workers.
“We are very excited to have Jeff join our team,” Liz Haar, CEO of Accident Fund Holdings, Inc., said. “He brings a set of skills that are unique to the workers compensation industry and a sense of ingenuity and creativity that will support our strategies.”
Prior to joining Accident Fund Holdings, Inc., White provided data analytics, machine learning, predictive modeling, and software development services to the insurance and healthcare industries through his company, Great White Software, LLC. White has over 15 years of leadership experience in medical research and information technology, including working for the National Science Foundation, Certification Commission for Health Information Technology, Environmental Protection Agency, and the Naval Surface Warfare Center. White worked for 10 years at Miami Children’s Hospital as the director of Research for the Division of Cardiovascular Surgery before co-founding an electronic health record company called Teges, for which he also served as Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. White later founded Swink, a medical research company that allowed scientists to launch multi-site studies in a matter of days by building their own custom database online.
“I am excited to join the Accident Fund Holdings team as the director of Medical Center of Excellence,” White said. “I look forward to helping Accident Fund Holdings enterprise create solutions to improve the care for injured workers by leveraging my past experiences in developing software solutions to help monitor medical outcomes and provider performance. I am looking to bring some cutting-edge technologies from outside the industry to help solve some of the toughest workers compensation problems.”
White graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering. He later went on to pursue his PhD at the Cardiovascular Research Laboratory at the University of Miami.