Access Healthcare Welcomes Jim Carlough, SVP - North America Operations

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Access Healthcare welcomes Jim Carlough, who has joined us as Senior Vice President for expanding our operations in North America, managing service delivery, overseeing all our client relationships, and enabling our inorganic growth strategies. Jim brings more than 25 years of experience in strategic leadership and direction from across industries around mergers and acquisitions, business development, sales, account management, and marketing.

Jim was leading the Payer (Health Insurance) Business Segment for Cognizant in his previous role as a Senior Director and Market Leader. His extensive experience in payer and provider healthcare will be invaluable to Access Healthcare to the strategic leadership and direction to mergers and acquisitions, business development, sales, account management, and marketing.

Prior to Cognizant, Jim has held leadership positions with companies including Health Management Systems and Perot Systems. Across these roles, he has provided his leadership and expertise to innovate, strengthen, and optimize customer relations to multiple healthcare IT and business process services accounts. He has been instrumental in building account portfolios through client retention, customer satisfaction, process improvement and cost reduction strategies. 

Jim holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Seton Hall University.

Read the full press release here.