Austin, TX – ODG, an MCG Health company recently announced John Nelson, a founding member of Peers Health and the previous Director of Sales at Reed Group, has joined ODG as Director of Sales. Nelson brings over 20 years of experience in the insurance and healthcare industries with strong expertise focused on the intersection between healthcare delivery and technology within the areas of workers’ compensation, disability, and absence management.
Throughout Nelson’s notable career, he has built enduring business relationships and helped many large organizations operationalize evidence-based guidelines to improve patient health and help individuals return to work. Nelson is also a founding member of Peers Health, a Chicago and Denver-based electronic medical publisher applying advanced technologies to functional outcomes data. Nelson brings a unique strategic insight to ODG as it gains new traction in productizing an analytics and benchmarking portal. Nelson remarked, “I’m excited to work with the ODG by MCG team and to be part of ODG’s commitment to evidence-based treatment guidelines and return-to-work analytics.”
Phil LeFevre, Managing Director at ODG commented, “John’s past achievements as a top performer at Reed Group, as well as his co-creation of Peers Health – an innovative leader in applied data analytics for return-to-work and occupational health – showcases the perfect mix of experience, knowledge, and skill in the industry. We have been working with John for the last four years through our partnership with Peers, so we know first-hand that he is an accomplished professional and well-respected within the industry. We are thrilled to have him officially join the ODG team.”