TAMPA, FL--(Marketwired - Feb 12, 2014) - MedHOK, a leader in providing a single platform for care, quality and compliance for health plans, pharmacy benefits managers (PBMs) and other risk-bearing entities, announced today the appointment of Troy Smith as chief operating officer (COO). In this role, Smith will manage and oversee all post-sales activities including platform implementation, infrastructure support and configuration management and project management, as well as development support for implementations.

"With more than 20 years of experience in project and business management and a deep understanding of the healthcare industry, Troy has the extensive operational and managerial expertise needed to guide our team in today's evolving healthcare landscape," said Anil Kottoor, president and CEO, MedHOK. "Having worked both for and with some of the industry's biggest names, we are confident in his abilities and pleased to welcome him to the MedHOK team."

Prior to joining MedHOK, Smith was a partner at Computer Sciences Corporation, providing health plan clients with business optimization, information technology strategy and enterprise architecture. He also served as the chief executive officer (CEO) and COO at Hometown Health Plan, where he was responsible for strategic plan development, business development, day-to-day operations and profit and loss for the entire organization.

Smith received a bachelor's degree in finance and a Master of Business Administration from Florida State University. He is the past president of the Nevada Association of Health Plans, served as a mentor for the America's Health Insurance Plan Foundation Executive Leadership Program and was on the Board of Directors of the Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority and High Sierra Industries.

"I am very excited about this opportunity to join the industry-leading solution for care, quality and compliance," said Smith. "I look forward to making a genuine difference with our current and future customers."

About MedHOK
MedHOK (Medical House of Knowledge) serves risk-bearing entities covering more than 22 million lives, making it one of the health care industry's fastest-growing software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies. MedHOK is a leader in providing an integrated cloud-based platform that delivers a quality and compliance solution covering both Rx and Medical care for health plans, pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), accountable care organizations (ACOs) and other risk-bearing entities. MedHOK's technology was built from the ground up to improve outcomes by addressing the multiple needs of its customers in three critical areas -- care, quality and compliance -- while promoting workflow efficiencies, reducing redundancies and increasing reimbursement. MedHOK's platform holds current NCQA certification in HEDIS®, Pay for Performance and Disease Management performance measures.