Derrick Amato Joins Occupational Health for Saint Francis Care as Administrative Director

 Derrick AmatoWill Also Serve as President and CEO, Connecticut Occupational Medicine Partners, LLC, and Medworks, LLC. 

(Hartford, Conn. July 8, 2013) Derrick Amato has joined Saint Francis Care as Administrative Director, Occupational Health, and President and Chief Executive Officer, Connecticut Occupational Medicine Partners, LLC., and Medworks, LLC. 

Mr. Amato will oversee workers’ compensation matters and will additionally provide management of underwriting, loss prevention, sales and product management in this role. 

“Derrick is a highly accomplished, results-driven, senior executive and corporate officer with a proven record of success in the insurance and managed care industries,” said Kate Roche, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center. “His special expertise in reducing corporate losses, ensuring regulatory compliance, and improving operational efficiency will be tremendous assets for Saint Francis.” 

Mr. Amato previously served Vice President Workers’ Compensation Sales and Strategy at MultiPlan in Waltham, MA. He also served as National Director – Medical Center of Excellence at the Accident Fund of America; Chief Operations Officer of Clinical Management Services at Coventry Workers Comp Services; President, Care Management Services, Concentra Integrated Services; and Senior Vice President, Field Claim Services, Cambridge Integrated Services Group. 

Mr. Amato is an associate member of the Eastern Association of Workers’ Compensation Board of Commissioners; a member of the Workers’ Compensation Committee of the Self-Insurance Institute of America; and a  member of the Workers’ Compensation Committee of the Claims & Litigation Alliance.     

  

About Occupational Health Partners 

Connecticut Occupational Medicine Partners, LLC (COMP) was formed in 2000 and consists of 7 occupational health clinics throughout Connecticut.  This service specializes in the treatment of work-related injuries and illnesses. The focus is on returning employees to functional work and to their private lives through specific treatment plans. The program works collaboratively with employers to identify modified-duty opportunities, working with a network of specialists to insure timely referrals when appropriate. On-site Physical Therapy, X-ray and Lab services are available at most locations. Over 8,500 employers throughout Connecticut have been served. 

About Saint Francis Care 

Saint Francis Care is an integrated healthcare delivery system established by Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, an anchor institution in north central Connecticut since 1897.  Licensed for 617 beds and 65 bassinets, it is a major teaching hospital and the largest Catholic hospital in New England.  Other major entities of Saint Francis Care include The Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital, the Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute, the Hoffman Heart and Vascular Institute of Connecticut, the Saint Francis/Mount Sinai Regional Cancer Center, the Joyce D. and Andrew J. Mandell Center for Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Care and Neuroscience Research, and Saint Francis HealthCare Partners.  Johnson Memorial Medical Center, parent organization of Johnson Memorial Hospital, Evergreen Health Care Center, and Home and Community Health Services is also a Saint Francis Care Partner.  Saint Francis Care’s services are supported by a network of five major Access Centers and eight additional medical office centers sited throughout the region.  For more information, visit www.stfranciscare.com.