– USA, IL – 3WON, LLC, is pleased to announce today the appointment of Mr. Kevin Hickey as an independent director of the Company.

Mr. Hickey is currently a Principal with HES Advisors, Inc., a health care consulting firm. He is the former President of D2Hawkeye, Inc., (now Verisk Health) and IntelliClaim, Inc., which was acquired by McKesson Corporation. He is the former Executive Vice President, Operations and Technology of Oxford Health Plans (now United HealthCare); Chairman and Founder of Health Plans of America; Senior Vice President, Operations, of Aetna Health Plans; Senior Vice President of Lincoln National Life; and Vice President & General Counsel of MetLife Healthcare Management Corporation. He is also past Chairman of the industry collaborative organization, National Electronic Information Clearinghouse (NEIC), and oversaw its sale to Envoy in 1995 (now Emdeon).

“I have known and worked with Kevin for almost 15 years now and have tremendous respect for his intellect and deep domain expertise in the health care arena. Kevin’s experience across the industry is significant and as a c-suite executive with large company, in addition to start up experience, we’re confident he will play a pivotal role in helping guide our company’s investments in technology, new product development, and growth strategy,” said Tom Bartlett, CEO of 3WON. “We are very pleased to have him as a member of our board of directors.”

Kevin emphasized the important role connectivity will play in enabling efficient health care operations: “We are awash in data, and finding how important it is to organize and focus this data and ensure it is accessible to the appropriate players in a timely fashion.3WON is positioning to bring important capabilities to this space, and I am excited to join them as they move forward.”  ….

Mr. Hickey is currently a director of WellCare Health Plans, Inc., (NYSE: WSG) and a trustee of Nantucket Cottage Hospital. He has had previous service on numerous public and private boards, including HealthAxis Group, (NASDAQ: HAXS), DiagnosisOne, and the Connecticut MultiSpecialty Group. He holds an A.B. from Harvard College, a M.H.S.A. (Masters in Health Service Administration) from the University of Michigan, and a J.D. from Loyola College of Law.

About 3WON

The company delivers connectivity and content to the health care industry, promoting more efficient interaction among physician practices, patients, hospitals and other providers across the health care continuum. 3WON is helping to organize the country’s online health care information by providing easy access to accurate, authenticated, and timely information about physicians and other health care providers. 

3WON allows consumers to identify, locate, and connect with medical professionals, anywhere at anytime. At 3WON, we make it easier for physicians to connect with information, for patients to connect with information, and for physicians and patients to connect with each other.

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