BRENTWOOD, Tenn. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- MDSave, America’s only healthcare technology company that allows patients to research and purchase discounted health services directly from physicians, announced today the appointment of Stephen P. MacMillan to its board of directors.
“Throughout my career, I have worked with healthcare companies ranging from startups to some of the world’s most established brands like Johnson & Johnson,” MacMillan said. “What excites me most about MDSave is its growth prospects. The company has a tremendous opportunity to unlock value for both consumers and providers by transforming how they interact.”
MacMillan began his career with Procter & Gamble and later joined Johnson & Johnson. At Johnson & Johnson, he served as president of a joint venture with Merck that focused on converting Merck prescription medicines to over-the-counter status. In a previous role, he led enhancements to the Tylenol and Motrin brands and grew the Imodium brand.
MacMillan also served as chairman, president and CEO of medical technology company Stryker Corporation. During his nine years there, revenues nearly tripled to over $8.3 billion and the company jumped 185 spots on the Fortune 500 list. MacMillan is currently sBioMed’s CEO.
“Stephen is a highly respected healthcare leader with a proven record of getting behind promising, high-growth companies,” said Paul Ketchel, MDSave co-founder and CEO. “His business acumen, industry expertise and deep network are a tremendous asset to our company.”
MacMillan is a board member of medical device companies EZ Lift and Domain Surgical. Previously he served on Pharmacia Corporation’s Executive Committee, Texas Instruments’ and AdvaMed’s Boards of Directors and President Obama’s Advanced Manufacturing Partnership. MacMillan is a graduate of Davidson College and Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program.
Based in Brentwood, Tenn., MDSave is the first healthcare e-commerce company to offer a single online resource for consumers to research, compare and purchase health services in their communities. Providers offer rates at a discount of up to 60 percent and consumers can select a doctor based on his or her rating from other MDSave users. Launched in June 2012, the company offers a wealth of information on its website about common diseases and procedures. For more information, visit http://www.mdsave.com or download the mobile app.