The CORE Institute Welcomes Dr. Norman Payson to Board of Directors

Phoenix, Arizona (April 13, 2017) The CORE Institute®, and its management company, Excellence Headquarters®, leading providers of healthcare solutions, care redesign, and service line management for musculoskeletal and neurological medical practices, are pleased to announce that Dr. Norman C. Payson, MD will serve as a new member of the Board of Directors.

Dr. Payson has had a thirty year career as Chief Executive Officer and/or Chairman of multiple healthcare organizations including publicly traded companies. He was co-founder and CEO of Healthsource, a 3 million member health plan, the “turnaround CEO” of Oxford Health Plans’ $6 billion insurance business, Chairman of the nation’s largest occupational health care company (Concentra), and CEO of Apria Healthcare, the largest home healthcare provider in the country.

“Dr. Norman Payson comes to us with an impressive and highly-regarded career in the healthcare industry, and we are thrilled to welcome him onto our Board of Directors,” said David Jacofsky, MD, Chairman and Founder of The CORE Institute and Excellence Headquarters. “He is among the most well-respected minds in the business of insurance anywhere in the world, and is both a physician and a national name in business which provides him a unique perspective from both vantage points.”

“I have long admired the leadership and innovative approaches that has led The CORE Institute to become one of the most respected orthopedic and neurological practices in the nation and I am honored to join their board,” said Dr. Norman Payson. “Having served on other boards I understand the exceptional growth and opportunities that the organization is facing and I am excited to contribute to continued best practices that benefit not only the organization, but the patients served in its many facilities and unique at risk-insurance programs.”

A graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Dr. Payson received his medical degree from Dartmouth's Geisel School of Medicine. He has served as sponsor and mentor at the Biomedical Enterprise Program of the Health Sciences Technology Division of MIT and is a lecturer and mentor for students of Dartmouth's Geisel School of Medicine and Tuck School combined MD-MBA Program while also on the School of Medicine's Board of Overseers. He serves on the Boards of multiple for profit and charitable organizations including chairing the Board of Directors of the City of Hope, a not-for-profit corporation which, with its affiliates, operates a tertiary cancer hospital and research center.

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