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Marquis Who's Who Honors George E. Bennett for Expertise in Health Care Management

George E. Bennett is honored for his expertise in health plan operations

Since 2022, he has served as the Senior Vice President of Business Strategy at Bridge Diagnostics, a national health care services company.

    PHILADELPHIA, PA, April 17, 2024 /24-7PressRelease/ -- George E. Bennett has been selected for inclusion in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Mr. Bennett is a distinguished figure in the health care sector. Since 2022, he has served as the Senior Vice President of Business Strategy at Bridge Diagnostics, a national health care services company in San Diego. In this role, he enlightens the medical community about the importance of understanding patients' drug metabolism profiles when prescribing medications. Mr. Bennett's strategic initiatives focus on identifying target entities and optimizing service delivery to improve health plan costs and patient well-being by mitigating adverse drug reactions through pharmacogenomic technology.

His extensive experience also includes serving as the President of The Vision Group Consulting LLC from 2013 to 2021, where he provided invaluable consulting services across the health care sector. He also held the role of Vice President and General Manager of the payer market at Optum, a UnitedHealth Care Company. From 2007 to 2012, Mr. Bennett was the President and Executive Director at First Health, Coventry Health Care, where he successfully increased revenue from $74 million to $93 million.

Mr. Bennett's career trajectory includes several pivotal roles, such as Vice President of Business Development at United Behavioral Health, a United Healthcare Group and Vice President at the Strategic Solutions Group of UnitedHealth Group. He also contributed significantly to The Cigna Group as the Vice President of National Accounts for five years. Among his earlier contributions, Mr. Bennett was the Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Operating Officer at Group Health Plan Inc., a subsidiary of Coventry Health Care, and the Vice President of National Accounts at Humana after his ascension from various sales positions to Vice President of Field Operations in the group department at The Travelers Insurance Company, Inc., where he spent over two decades., leading over 1,000 employees in sales and account retention of employee benefit plans.

Mr. Bennett is renowned for his health expertise in sales and account management and his deep understanding of provider and payer aspects of health care. He is exceptionally knowledgeable about toxicology and genetics associated with health plan coverages. He has been instrumental in developing value-based networks for Medicare and commercial health plans in the national marketplace. Outside of his professional endeavors, Mr. Bennett is dedicated to giving back to the community through charitable contributions and endeavors.

Bridging his professional achievements with personal growth, Mr. Bennett's educational background includes a Bachelor of Business Administration and Management from Texas Tech University. His academic foundation has shaped his insightful approach to business strategy and leadership within his industry.

Mr. Bennett has been recognized with various accolades for his significant contributions across multiple business ventures and honored with numerous awards from The Cigna Group for achieving the highest sales volume regionally and nationally. Additionally, he received all available sales awards during his tenure at The Travelers Companies Inc., underscoring his exceptional performance and dedication.

Looking ahead, Mr. Bennett envisions continuing his impactful work at Bridge Diagnostics while remaining open to opportunities that allow him to contribute his expertise to other forward-thinking organizations or board positions that align with his values and experience.

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