David Boucher, President
With over 25 years of health care administration experience from the perspective of both the health plan and medical facility, David Boucher founded Companion Global Healthcare and currently leads the company. He began his career with BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina in 1981 before leaving the payer community to hold several executive positions within hospitals, including serving as CEO of three different facilities with Quorum Health Group.
He returned to BlueCross in 1999 to oversee commercial EDI transactions, provider e-commerce initiatives, provider services, member complementary health programs and medical management services. Under his leadership, the company launched several award-winning Internet services, including STATchat, a Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) service for provider service, real-time claims adjudication and Web precertification.
Mr. Boucher earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Community Health Administration in 1980 from Slippery Rock State University (PA) and his Masters of Public Health degree from the University of South Carolina in 1982. He is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), an active member of the South Carolina chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), and is active with the Spring Valley Rotary Club.