Segal Expands Technical Resources for Health Consulting

April 2, 2013 ( - David Searles has joined The Segal Company’s National Health Practice as vice president and consultant.

Searles is serving as the project leader for several key health practice initiatives including the expansion of Segal’s medical data mining and pricing tools and analytics. He is also working directly with clients on providing technical assistance for network discount analysis, pricing, wellness and disease management program effectiveness, and plan design analysis.  

Most recently, Searles was an assistant vice president with Berkley Accident and Health, a direct-writer for a broad range of accident and health insurance products and services including stop loss insurance, HMO reinsurance for health plans, and clinical management services to support claim management. Prior to that, he worked for Apex Management Group (owned by Arthur J. Gallagher, Inc.), where he developed their proprietary health care pricing software—Apex.HRM—as well as an online data warehouse and a predictive modeling system.   

Searles received a B.B.A. from Rutgers University and is a Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS).    

“The demand for data management, predictive modeling and other health information technology initiatives has been growing rapidly. With more than two decades of experience at the leading edge of this field, David enhances our capabilities with his deep technical knowledge and creativity, which are necessary to meet the growing demand,” said Segal President and CEO Joesph A. LoCicero.  

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