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CCWC Selects Two EK Speakers for 2018 Annual Conference

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Published on: Friday, June 29, 2018

  The 16th Annual Legislative & Educational Forum hosted by the California Coalition on Workers' Compensation (CCWC) will feature two guest speakers from EK Health. Dr. Douglas Benner, Chief Medical Officer/Medical Director, and Jake Reason, Vice President of Medicare Set-Aside Services, will be discussing key topics in the California workers' compensation industry as part of an extensive lineup of educational sessions. The…


EK Health's Dr. Benner to speak at CSIMS 2018

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Published on: Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Dr. Douglas Benner, Chief Medical Officer / Medical Director of EK Health Services, Inc., will be participating as a guest speaker at 33rd Annual Mid-Summer Seminar by the California Society of Industrial Medicine and Surgery (CSIMS). The event, 'Clearing the Way for Smoother Sailing' is being held between June 14-16 at The Westin in Long Beach, CA. Dr. Benner will be joined in discussion by Steve Cattolica, CSIMS’ Director…


EK Health's Dr. Benner to speak at NBWCA Luncheon

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Published on: Monday, June 11, 2018

Dr. Douglas Benner, Chief Medical Officer / Medical Director of EK Health Services, Inc., will be participating as a guest speaker at the NorthBay Workers' Compensation Association (NBWCA) luncheon. The event, titled 'The New Formulary - what's going on with it' is being held on June 12 at the Double Tree Hotel in Rohnert Park, CA from 11:45am - 1:00PM. Dr. Benner will provide updates on California workers' compensation,…


Major League Baseball Hits it Out of the Park with EK Health

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Published on: Monday, April 9, 2018

April 9, 2018 EK Health and Major League Baseball establish a new partnership for national managed care!   EK Health is excited to announce a new partnership with Major League Baseball (MLB) for a national managed care program to include case management, utilization review, medical bill review, and provider network management. EK Health’s national managed care solutions are ideally suited for a partner like MLB, who…


Spring Growth From Coast to Coast

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Published on: Monday, April 2, 2018

April 2, 2018 EK Health is excited to welcome Stephanie Reynolds as Western Region Sales Executive and Dieter Pinner as Eastern Region Sales Executive.   EK Health is excited to welcome Stephanie Reynolds as Western Region Sales Executive and Dieter Pinner as Eastern Region Sales Executive. These exciting additions are a direct result of our sustained regional and national expansion. As Regional Sales Executives, Stephanie…


Connecting Patient Care With The Care++SM App

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Published on: Monday, February 12, 2018

February 12, 2018 Care++SM is a mobile app created to streamline and enhance communication between the injured employee and his or her EK Health Nurse Case Manager.   Care++SM is a mobile app created by EK Health’s technology partner, DataCare, to streamline and enhance communication between the injured employee and his or her EK Health Nurse Case Manager. Seamless integration with DataCare’s Ahshay® Case Management…


Kerri Wilson, CPCU Named as President and Chief Operating Officer of EK Health

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Published on: Tuesday, February 6, 2018

February 06, 2018   EK Health Services Inc., a leader in national workers' compensation managed care services has named Kerri Wilson, CPCU as President and Chief Operating Officer.   EK Health Services Inc., a leader in national workers' compensation managed care services has named Kerri Wilson, CPCU as President and Chief Operating Officer. Wilson previously served as the Executive Vice President of EK Health…


Monica Lichtenstein Joins EK Health as New VP of Operations

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Published on: Monday, November 13, 2017

November 13 2017   Monica Lichtenstein Joins EK Health Services as New Vice President of Operations   EK Health Services, Inc., a leader in national workers' compensation managed care services has appointed Monica Lichtenstein as Vice President of Operations. Lichtenstein will be called upon to provide strategic direction to EK Health's service departments with a focus on increasing operational efficiencies.“Monica…


EK Health Celebrates Exciting New Partnership With City & County of San Francisco

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Published on: Monday, September 11, 2017

  Delivering the Gold Standard in Managed Care. Monday, September 11, 2017SAN JOSE, California — In keeping with our consistent growth, we are delighted to announce that effective September 1, 2017, EK Health Services, Inc. began providing medical bill review and repricing services, utilization review and catastrophic illness eligibility review to the City and County of San Francisco (CCSF). This expanded suite of services…


EK Health Welcomes Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority

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Published on: Monday, July 24, 2017

  On the fast track to next generation workers’ compensation solutions. Monday, July 24, 2017SAN JOSE, California — We are delighted to announce that EK Health was awarded a contract with Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (SCVTA) to provide Bill Review, Case Management, Medical Provider Network (MPN), and Utilization Review, beginning on July 3, 2017. EK Health was selected for its ability to partner effectively…


EK Health's Dr. Benner to speak at CCWC 2017

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Published on: Monday, June 26, 2017

Dr. Douglas Benner, Chief Medical Officer / Medical Director of EK Health Services, Inc., will be participating as a special guest speaker at 15th Annual Legislative & Educational Forum hosted by the California Coalition on Workers' Compensation (CCWC). The event is being held between July 12-14 at the Disney's Grand Californian Hotel® in Anaheim, CA. Dr. Benner will be joined in discussion by Rajiv Das, M.D. MPH, Medical…


EK Health Receives Perfect Scores in URAC CM and UM Reaccreditations

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Published on: Friday, June 9, 2017

EK Health Services, Inc. ("EK Health") announced today that it has been awarded Case Management and Utilization Management Accreditation from URAC, the Washington, DC based health care accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry. EK Health achieved a perfect 100% score from the URAC Committee for both Case Management (CM) and Utilization Management (UM). “EK Health is honored…


EK Health's Dr. Benner to speak at CSIMS 2017

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Published on: Thursday, June 8, 2017

Dr. Douglas Benner, Chief Medical Officer / Medical Director of EK Health Services, Inc., will be participating as a guest speaker at 32nd Annual Mid-Summer Seminar by the California Society of Industrial Medicine and Surgery (CSIMS). The event, 'Elevate Your Practice - Overcoming Obstacles' is being held between June 8-10 at the Resort at Squaw Creek in beautiful Squaw Valley overlooking Lake Tahoe in Northern California. Dr.…


Illinois Approves EK Health's Preferred Provider Program Network

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Published on: Monday, February 13, 2017

  San Jose, California February 13, 2017 EK Health Services received approval by the Illinois Department of Insurance as an administrator of the Workers' Compensation Preferred Provider Program (WC PPP), which marks another milestone in their continuing commitment to provide world class managed care solutions nationwide. This authorization to conduct business as an Illinois Workers' Compensation Preferred…


Founder of EK Health's Work as Case Manager Guides Her Business, Ethos

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Published on: Monday, October 24, 2016

October 17, 2016   Founder of EK Health's Work as Case Manager Guides Her Business, EthosBy Emily Brill   Victor Jimenez had been through it. Once 248 pounds of mostly muscle, an athletic build he had coaxed out through sports and sustained doing maintenance at a Sheraton Hotel, he weighed 178 pounds when he woke up in a hospital bed in 2012. Adjusting his eyes to the light, he saw his daughter-in-law, his son and…


EK Health Services: Meeting Challenges with the Right Care from the Right Provider

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Published on: Friday, July 1, 2016

July 1, 2016SAN JOSE, California—Eunhee Kim is a home health nurse who built two companies that are transforming managed care in the workers’ compensation industry.  Now she’s turning up on the pages of Forbes. “You begin where you are and try to make things better.  If you need more skills, you go out and get them.  Or you find the top people who have the skills and make them part of your team.  That’s how I’ve built…


Eunhee Kim Guest Panelist at WEIWC Meeting

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Published on: Wednesday, September 23, 2015

  EK Health Services, Inc. President & Chief Executive Officer Eunhee Kim will participate as a guest panelist at the Women Executives in Workers' Compensation (WEIWC) Leadership Forum. The panel discussion is a precursor to the annual California Workers' Compensation and Risk Conference, and will take place: Tuesday, September 29, 2015 1:00pm - 4:00pm PDT (reception to follow) St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort, Dana…


Macy's, Inc. Selects EK Health

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Published on: Thursday, October 30, 2014

SAN JOSE, California — EK Health Services, Inc. ("EK Health"), a leading national workers' compensation managed care company, announced that it has been selected by Macy's, Inc. (NYSE: M), a leading national premium retail company, to provide services to Macy's in California beginning October 1, 2014. The workers' compensation managed care services EK Health will provide Macy's include Utilization Review, Bill Review,…


EK Health Services, Inc. Launches New Prescription Intervention Program

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Published on: Monday, October 20, 2014

October 20, 2014 SAN JOSE, Calif. -- EK Health Services, Inc. ("EK Health"), a leading national workers’ compensation managed care company, announced that it has added Prescription Intervention program to its already comprehensive suite of managed care services. The goal of the Prescription Intervention program is to ensure that medications prescribed to treat an injured worker are appropriate, as well as necessary,…


EK Health’s 2014 Texas Workers’ Compensation Seminar Provides CEUs to Adjusters, RNs and CCMs

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Published on: Monday, July 14, 2014

July 14, 2014 10:58 AM Eastern Daylight Time EK Health Services, Inc. ("EK Health"), a leading national workers’ compensation managed care company, is hosting a one day educational seminar July 30 for Texas workers’ compensation professionals, including adjusters, claims managers and case managers. The seminar, titled The State of the Texas Workers’ Compensation System, will cover a number of key topics, including consumer…


EK Health Services, Inc. Awarded URAC Case Management Accreditation

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Published on: Monday, June 23, 2014

EK Health Services, Inc. Awarded URAC Case Management Accreditation June 23, 2014 01:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EK Health Services, Inc. ("EK Health") announced today that it has been awarded Case Management Accreditation from URAC, a Washington, DC based health care accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry. URAC’s Case Management…


California DWC Approves EK Health Select MPN

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Published on: Tuesday, June 3, 2014

June 03, 2014 01:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time   SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EK Health Services, Inc. ("EK Health") EK Health announced today that it is one of the first California managed care companies to have its Medical Provider Network (MPN), EK Health Select MPN, approved by the CA DWC. Prior to the passage of the 2012 workers' compensation reform, only employers or insurers could file MPNs as an "applicant".…


Douglas Benner, M.D., EK Health Chief Medical Officer, to Speak Nov. 21 at National Workers’ Compensation Conference

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Published on: Monday, November 18, 2013

November 18, 2013 02:00 PM Eastern Standard Time LAS VEGAS & SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dr. Douglas Benner, Chief Medical Officer of EK Health Services®, Inc. ("EK Health") will provide a physician’s view on medical treatment of injured workers during TheNational Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference®& Expo Nov. 20-22 in Las Vegas. Benner will join other experts for two separate programs to speak on…


EK Health’s Dallas Workers’ Compensation Seminar Dec. 5 Provides CEUs to Texas Adjusters, RNs and CCMs

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Published on: Monday, November 11, 2013

DALLAS--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--EK Health Services®, Inc. ("EK Health"), a leading national workers’ compensation managed care company, is holding a daylong educational seminar Dec. 5 for Texas workers’ compensation professionals, including adjusters, claims managers, case managers and registered nurses. EK Health’s 2013 Workers’ Compensation Seminar Texas, covering consumer protection, pain management, UR regulations,…


EK Health Moves National Bill Review Office

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Published on: Thursday, August 15, 2013

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EK Health Services®, Inc. ("EK Health"), a leading national workers’ compensation managed care company, announces the opening of its relocated Sacramento office. The move provides additional space for EK Health’s national bill review services, and offers opportunity for future growth. Headquartered in San Jose, EK Health has operated its national medical bill review services from the…