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Effective Health Systems Appoints Andy James Executive Vice President/Chief Product Officer

James Schlueter, President, Effective Health Systems (www.effectivehealthsystems.com), announced today that Andy James has been appointed the company’s Executive Vice President/Chief Product Officer.

Mr. James recently served at Healthesystems as the Vice President for Technology and Analysis. Prior to that role he was the Vice President of electronic product business development at One Call Management. He also held technology and analytics positions with Qmedtrix, Inc. and Bloodhound, Inc.

Mr. James said, “I am very pleased to be joining the Effective Health Systems team. They are clearly leading the industry in breaking down the barriers to effective claims management. They are delivering a positive impact to all the stakeholders in the worker’s compensation arena. I am looking forward to the new and creative opportunities EHS offers to leverage my experience with analytics and product development through its flagship technology called BaseLine.”

Schlueter said, “We are very excited to have Andy join us. He adds significant domain experience and technical depth to our team. He will be spearheading efforts to refine and enhance our existing technologies as well as helping us define new opportunities to bring greater effectiveness to the claims management process.”

About Effective Health Systems:

Effective Health Systems (www.effectivehealthsystems.com) delivers a technology called BaseLine. BaseLine is an inexpensive, quickly deployable and non-disruptive innovation to claims management.

BaseLine improves performance and productivity by: a) delivering a vendor-neutral Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) that allows multiple discrete technologies to connect to a single platform and achieve interoperability, b) automating routine tasks and decisions, and c) offering analytic resources that deliver a real-time transparent information platform to better manage performance along the total claims management continuum.

BaseLine delivers cost-effective claims management processes to today’s leading claims organizations. Our workers’ compensation insurer client base wrote over $6.8 billion in premium dollars in 2013. Our TPA clients represent more than 20% of the major TPA market. Virtually all of the major national ancillary service providers, as well as most of the major national medical management/UR companies, are linked to BaseLine and benefit from BaseLine’s robust SOA design.

To learn more visit our website www.effectivehealthsystems.com.

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