HARRISBURG, PA – KEPRO, a leading medical management and cost containment solution provider for government and private sector clients in the health care sector, announced today that Susan T. Weaver, MD, FACP, has joined the company as President.
As President of KEPRO, Dr. Weaver will be responsible for driving new products and services into the commercial payer space in addition to serving as the lead operating executive, ultimately responsible for deploying corporate strategy and achieving expected results.
“I am extremely pleased that Susan is joining our executive leadership team to lead and cultivate KEPRO’s approach to medical management and solution delivery,” said KEPRO CEO Joseph A. Dougher. “Susan’s extensive clinical expertise and business acumen will further KEPRO’s goal in developing strategic and comprehensive solutions that will make a difference in the lives of those we serve.”
Dr. Weaver most recently served as Chief Executive Officer for C3HealthcareRx, an innovative company providing in-home medication management and personalized pharmacy services. In her time as CEO the company doubled in size with the addition of two pharmacies and the expansion of licensing to 13 states. In addition, Dr. Weaver reorganized operations to deliver outcomes for a large national health plan and system to create a scalable, replicable model.
Before her time at C3HealthcareRx, Dr. Weaver served as the Chief Medical Officer for Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, the state’s largest insurer, where she led the company’s Health Delivery Redesign and Network Management divisions as well as Medical Policy, Medical expense strategy, disease management and wellness programs, network quality and performance, quality improvement accreditation, and appeals and grievances.
Dr. Weaver previously held various executive positions at WakeMed Health & Hospitals, including serving as the organization’s Executive Vice President of Medical Affairs and Physician Practices. She is also a founding member and former Executive Director of Alliance Medical Ministry, a not-for-profit organization providing a medical home to the working uninsured of Wake County, NC.
“With KEPRO’s recent acquisition of Health Information Designs and moving into the Pharmacy Utilization field, Susan’s experience and clinical knowledge will be paramount in the development and delivery of our holistic care management model and solutions,” stated Dougher. “Her expertise and experience will be a cornerstone in the future growth of our company.”
Dr. Weaver received her B.S. in Psychology from Duke University, and her M.D. from Duke University School of Medicine. She completed her residency at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts and is board-certified in Internal Medicine and a fellow of the American College of Physicians.
KEPRO, the nation’s largest CMS-designated quality improvement organization and care management organization, offers innovative and outcomes-focused solutions to reduce the utilization of health care resources and optimize the quality of care for public and commercial clients. KEPRO’s comprehensive, member-centric care management solutions go far beyond traditional utilization and case management by coordinating the care provided to members with acute, chronic and complex conditions across the continuum, and identifying members who are at the highest risk for future services, but have not yet had an acute event. Tailored programs maximize members’ quality of life, and realize greater cost savings for members and clients.
Headquartered in Pennsylvania, KEPRO also has offices in Alabama, Florida, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. KEPRO is URAC accredited in case management and health utilization management. We are also National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) certified.
Since 1985, KEPRO has helped more than 20 million members lead healthier lives through clinical expertise, integrity and compassion. KEPRO was founded by physicians and clinical expertise is at the core of our organization.