Health Risk Management Expert Joins Lockton

Karen Amato, R.N. joined Lockton’s Washington, D.C., employee benefits operation as the director of Health Risk Solutions.

As part of the Health Risk Solutions team, she will help employers identify trends in chronic disease and high-cost claims, then develop customized programs to achieve measurable results. Amato will work directly with employers and Lockton’s account service teams on the development and implementation of health risk strategies. She will evaluate health promotion programs from various vendors, including health insurance carriers, third parties, occupational health providers, and employee assistance programs.

Amato is a Registered Nurse with expertise in population health and integrated disability management. Her experience spans more than 25 years in hospitals and corporate settings (both private and Federal contracting), including loss control programs to manage the impact of workers’ compensation and disability claims.

Amato has experience leading corporate responsibility programs, creating work environments that address all aspects of individual well-being and productivity, including community well-being to transcend an employee’s ability to improve his or her lifestyle.

She holds a Bachelor of Science in nursing from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She is a Certified Case Manager and Certified Professional in Disability Management.