MTI America Names Jeanine Zukerman Director of Clinical Innovation
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (April 25, 2019) — MTI America, the nation’s premier provider of ancillary healthcare solutions for workers’ compensation, announced that Jeanine Zukerman has been appointed Director of Clinical Innovation.
Zukerman brings with her two decades as a professional case manager in a variety of healthcare settings, with over 10 years at The Hartford. Most recently she worked at Orlando Health and One Call Care Management (OCCM). Her diverse experience includes hospital emergency room case management, utilization review, managed care, workers’ compensation and catastrophic case management. She offers a wealth of knowledge and various perspectives having served different stakeholders within the workers’ compensation system.
As director of clinical innovation, Zukerman is responsible for cultivating clinical oversight in all the services MTI America provides and strengthening its workers’ compensation catastrophic/complex care and home health programs. Concurrently, she directs and oversees programs to ensure payors benefit from significant cost savings as she leads the company’s team of early intervention RN’s and CRRN’s to effectively triage cat claims to expert clinicians so injured workers experience timely, appropriate and efficient healthcare.
Janet Kus, president of MTI America said, “I am so proud to have Jeanine join our team and am looking forward to her leadership to help us strengthen our catastrophic/complex care and home health programs and to provide custom outside-the-box solutions to our clients by bringing clinical oversight to everything we do.”
Ms. Zukerman said, “I am excited to join the MTI America team because the Kus family and MTI exemplifies the positive power of ownership. At MTI we are focused on solutions and offer ideas for improvement, we are in touch with our clients and injured workers. We pick up the telephone and reach out to our customers daily to ensure they are satisfied with the products and services we provide. MTI employees work hard and take pride in their work…we have great people, great leaders and a passion to be the best in the industry.”
Zukerman also serves as the 2019 President for the Case Management Society of America (CMSA) Central Florida Chapter. She is well-versed on important and trending industry topics. On Wednesday, June 12, she is scheduled to present at the CMSA Conference in Las Vegas at a session titled “Human Trafficking for Healthcare Providers.” It is an ethics session approved for CCMC, CDMS, and CRCC designations. She will speak about this and other topics at upcoming industry events as well as CEU sessions available through MTI America coming soon.
About MTI America
MTI America delivers smart ancillary healthcare solutions to workers’ compensation patients, adjusters and case managers. The company is focused on one simple goal: get employees who are injured on the job healthy and back to work. MTI takes work off the adjusters’ and case managers’ desks by delivering appropriate services to patients with critical clinical oversight while ensuring a stellar customer experience for everyone involved. Headquartered in Pompano Beach, Florida MTI’s staff is over 75% bilingual. The company has experienced solid growth over the past five years, growing from 190 employees to over 240 and recently added a second location in Tempe, Arizona. For more information, visit mtiamerica.com or LinkedIn (MTI America).
MTI America, marketing / media consultant