AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - Sep 16, 2013) -  EmployerDirect, a leader in value-based healthcare that helps large, self-insured employers improve the quality of their employees' planned medical procedures, is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at the Physician Hospitals of America (PHA) 13th annual Conference at booth C4. The conference will take place from Wednesday, September 18 through Friday, September 20 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans. 

"We help physicians build their practices by providing new patient volume and prompt payments. We accomplish this by directly referring our members, scheduling surgeries, paying hand-selected physicians promptly while eliminating administrative hassle, and bringing our network providers patients they wouldn't have otherwise treated," said Thomas Johnston, EmployerDirect CEO. "We look forward to presenting our model to doctors attending the PHA Conference and letting them know the many benefits of partnering with EmployerDirect."

EmployerDirect is scheduling one-on-one meetings with physicians, administrators, and other healthcare leadership who will be attending the PHA Conference. If you are interested in setting up a meeting, please email Phil Hambrick at

Physician Hospitals of America offers support, advocacy and educational services to the physician-owned hospital industry, reflecting at all times the best interests of the patients, physicians, and other providers who play an inextricable and essential role in the provision of healthcare services. Conference highlights include a series of educational sessions, the latest in best practice research, and the opportunity to network with fellow physician-owned hospital professionals. More information is available at:

About EmployerDirect Healthcare
EmployerDirect Healthcare, a leader in value-based healthcare, transforms the way self-funded employer health plans purchase healthcare for their members, saving on planned medical procedures with the potential to reduce total plan costs through their narrow network of high quality providers. The company also offers a unique medical concierge service that assists covered members with selecting a provider, scheduling a procedure, transferring medical records, coordinating travel logistics and adhering to discharge protocols. For more information about EmployerDirect Healthcare, please visit or call (512)651-5551. 

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