Interview with: Chris E. Paterson, President and CEO - featuring: their information-based health and care management services.

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Chris E. Paterson
President and CEO

Interview conducted by:
Lynn Fosse, Senior Editor
July 20, 2006

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The merging of Coordinated Care Solutions with Patient Info Systems allows the company to provide a full spectrum of products that include higher intensity interventions as well as simple educational products under the name of CareGuide

CareGuide (PATY-OTC: BB)
12301 NW 39th Street
Coral Springs, FL 33065
Phone: 888-721-9797


Chris E. Paterson, PhD has been with CareGuide since July 2004 and has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since January 2005. Dr. Paterson is the former President of the Central Region of UnitedHealth Group’s AmeriChoice Corporation. Prior to that, Dr. Paterson worked with Merit Behavioral Care Corporation as Executive Vice President of the Eastern Division and President of Tennessee Behavioral Health. Throughout his career, Dr. Paterson has been responsible for all aspects of operations, strategic planning and the introduction of innovative care management models and programs. Dr. Paterson has served on the boards of such entities as the City of Philadelphia Department of Health and the American Heart Association Southeastern Pennsylvania Region. A graduate of Ohio State University, Dr. Paterson interned at the University of Florida and served on the faculty of the University of Miami early in his career.

Company Profile:
    CCS Consolidated, Inc. (d/b/a CareGuide) and Patient Infosystems have merged to create a uniquely positioned, single-source provider of information-based health and care management services. The company's technology platform translates population data into actionable information, leading to targeted interventions tailored to the individual. The company’s multidisciplinary care management teams are focused on consistent execution of physician-guided evidence-based care planning, producing optimal health outcomes by empowering individuals and connecting a fragmented health care support system. Services include care management (telephonic and onsite), utilization management, disease management, complex care management, health risk assessments, maternity management, a 24-hour nurse help line, and provider quality improvement services. Any combination of available services can be fully integrated with one another or carved out to enhance a client's existing plan design.


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“What attracted me to CareGuide was the opportunity to focus on the health of the most chronically ill members of the population and to provide wraparound care management type services that we believe are critical to helping these folks stay out of the hospital and stay healthy at home.” - Chris E. Paterson does not purchase or make
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