Respected Industry Leaders Join Forces to Launch Agile Occupational Medicine
GARDENA, Calif .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Dr. Minh Nguyen, esteemed physician and medical company leader in occupational medicine, has joined Agile Occupational Medicine as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Nguyen will focus on building successful practice teams and developing solutions for employers and payers that translate into significant savings and superior patient outcomes.
“I am delighted to partner with Dr Nguyen as we launch our first clinic together,” said Greg Moore, Founder and CEO of Agile. “We have both seen firsthand how the consolidation and corporatization of occupational medicine has negatively impacted the quality of care and customer service in the IT industry for workers. Our partnership was born from a common commitment to build a better option in occupational medicine.
As a highly respected physician and recognized leader dedicated to positive patient outcomes, Dr. Nguyen possesses a unique combination of skills and perspectives. With more than 20 years of experience in occupational medicine, his knowledge complements Agile’s mission of providing the best results to patients. His extensive experience in occupational medicine as a practitioner and manager provides essential information and clinical experience to the launch of Agile.
Agile Occupational Medicine is a new company, built from the ground up to deliver positive patient outcomes. The executive team behind its founding, led by renowned industry leader Greg Moore, has dedicated their careers to improving workers’ compensation with a focus on patient outcomes. . Starting from a clean slate has allowed them to develop systems, staff and procedures that focus on aggressive case management to lead to quick resolutions. “We plan to leverage our first clinic as a platform for innovation in patient care, customer support and onboarding the claims team. Our vision is to launch several new clinics in the coming years based on the processes and systems developed at Gardena, ”explained Moore.
Dr. Nguyen most recently served as vice president of medical operations at Concentra, where he oversaw the largest occupational medicine group in California and Hawaii with more than 100 clinics and 300 clinicians. Previously, he was vice president of the medical / western division at US HealthWorks, overseeing medical services, physicians, and staff at 56 Southern California clinics.
“I am extremely pleased to join forces with Greg, who has a long and successful experience in defining the quality of the workers’ compensation system since his founding of Harbor Health and his leadership roles at One Call Medical. Together, we will be able to offer payers, employers and patients better solutions focused on all stakeholders in the delivery of occupational health services, ”said Dr. Nguyen.
Dr Nguyen, DO, MPH, MHA, MGH, MBA, FACOEM received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency in occupational medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine after completing his internship in general surgery at the Navy Medical Center in San Diego. He also holds several Masters from the School of Health Management at AT Still University in Healthcare Administration, Geriatric Health and Public Health, as well as an Executive MBA from the Marshall School of Business at the ‘USC. He is board certified by the Board of Occupational Medicine and licensed to practice medicine in Arizona and California, and is an Expert Medical Examiner for the California Osteopathic Medical Board, Medical Review Officer, and Civilian Surgeon. He is a former naval officer having served in the Pacific Fleet, the San Diego Naval Medical Center, and a Marine Air Wing in Miramar, California.
For more information on Agile Occupational Medicine, visit www.agileoccmed.com
About Agile Occupational Medicine:
The Agile approach focuses on speed – from eliminating unnecessary time in the clinic, to accelerating access to specialists, to faster recovery. Every aspect of patient care, employer support, and integration with claims teams can be improved with a focus on speed of execution and communications. We engage patients with aggressive planning and monitoring, engage claims teams with better information and knowledge, and engage employers with information and education that reduces wasted time and keeps their employees on track for return. at work. Our flexible workflows for employers and payers reduce communication gaps and simplify referral and authorization processes.