"We are fortunate to add James' experience to our Board of Directors," Advantego CEO Robert W. (Rob) Ferguson said in making the announcement. "His history in running a large national organization and his in-depth knowledge of applying technical solutions to many medical networks and organizations will prove invaluable as we continue to take advantage of niche opportunities within different market segments," he said.
Mason served from 1999-2018 as the CEO who built one of the largest Medicaid management service organizations in the country, SynerMed, and reportedly the largest independent practice association, EHS Medical Group. He was instrumental in the development of customized information technology and business management software for independent physicians. The company offered an internet portal that provided an array of clinical information, practice enhancement and management tools as well as online practice and patient management by allowing administrators and physicians to access, store and process information. It also provided an internet portal that offered features to assist in-home supportive service consumers and providers, nurse lines, Medicaid and Medicare programs and ambulatory ICU. In addition, SynerMed offered a platform that allowed health plans to access claims, authorizations and healthcare transactions in real-time.
During his tenure, he managed more than 750 employees, $1.2 billion in risk management and over $200 million in EBITDA.
Mason is a seasoned investor with Angel Investments in New Century Health, Double Robotics, TechShop and FruitStreet, Search Fund Investments with Embark Behavioral Health, DCI, FieldEdge, eCompliance and Great Bay Software. In addition, he is a philanthropist serving the homeless in Los Angeles County as St. Francis Center's Board President.
He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in international relations in 1992 from the University of Redlands, Redlands, CA and earned a Master of Business Administration from Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA in 1994.
About Advantego Corporation
Advantego Corporation (OTCQB: ADGO) designs, develops and delivers digital communications and enterprise software solutions as a specialized Business Process as a Service (BPaaS). The Company's products and services are developed by its wholly-owned operating subsidiary, Advantego Technologies Inc., which leverages its proprietary "Intelligent Solution Platform". This platform combines existing data and systems and integrates "best in class", third-party technologies to provide a comprehensive, managed solution that are targeted to significantly enhance internal operations and marketing efficiency. These elite, custom business solutions are available to large enterprises, affiliate networks and franchise operators as all-inclusive, managed bundled services. The Company also offers a variety of stand-alone products specific to targeted industries. Website: www.advantego.com.
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