Kennebunkport, Maine. September 13, 2017 – Amaxx, the nation’s leading resource for workers’ compensation cost containment best practices is proud to announce the addition of Jacob Lazarovic, MD as Medical Advisor. Dr. Lazarovic will work directly with Amaxx Virtual Consulting professional services clients on the evaluation and implementation of workers’ compensation medical cost containment best practices.
Jacob Lazarovic, MD brings to Amaxx 30 years of experience in medical management and managed care. He has been published extensively in industry journals and has held several senior medical management positions at companies including HealthAmerica, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Florida and Vivra Specialty Partners.
Dr. Lazarovic comes to Amaxx from Broadspire, where he spent 18 years as Chief Medical Officer. In this role, his department produced clinical guidelines and criteria to support sound medical claim and case management practices; participated in analysis, reporting and benchmarking of outcomes and quality improvement initiatives; developed educational and training programs that updated the clinical knowledge and skills of claim professionals and nurses; provided expertise to enhance the medical bill review process; and operated a comprehensive and unique in-house physician review (peer review) service.
“I am thrilled to be working with Dr. Lazarovic,” said Michael Stack, CEO of Amaxx, adding, “I’ve worked with Dr. Jake for many years in his role as Chief Medical Officer at Broadspire prior to his retirement, and have tremendous respect for what he accomplished for that organization. I value the opportunity to work with him more closely, as well as share his knowledge and expertise with my client base.”
Dr. Lazarovic, who is based in Boca Raton, FL stated “it is a pleasure to be working with Michael and Amaxx. I look forward to focusing on the clinical aspects of its consulting activities, enabling clients to better ensure that the medical services they manage are of optimal quality, availability, and cost-effectiveness.”
Workers’ Comp Mastery Training
Join Michael Stack & Dr. Lazarovic in their Workers’ Comp Mastery training session “How to Leverage Evidence Based Medicine to Create Better Workers’ Comp Claim Outcomes” on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 2:00 pm EST. Learn how to leverage evidence based medicine tools, review case examples, as well as best practices on integrating evidence based medicine into your program.
Amaxx helps employers in all industries reduce workers’ compensation costs through education, publishing and consulting. The injury management system taught is a best-in-class process based on 25 years experience lowering employer’s workers’ compensation costs while improving overall program efficiency. Contact Michael Stack, firstname.lastname@example.org.