Entrepreneur and Investor
Mr. Doug Marchant is the President/CEO of Unified Health Services (www.uhsweb.com). In 1997, he was one of the original founders of Unified Health Services. Under his leadership UHS has become a leading provider of worker’s compensation claim processing services nationally, handling over 400,000 patient visits annually for hospitals and medical groups in 26 states.
After graduating from Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Sciences and Mathematics, Doug began as an original founder of Concord EFS which grew to become a leading provider of electronic transaction authorization, processing settlement and fund transfer services, before becoming a publicly traded company which has been acquired by First Data Corporation (NYSE: FDC). In 1996, Doug founded Electronic Physician Network (EPN) to help doctors and hospitals move medical data electronically and streamline data access. Later he sold EPN to Envoy Corporation which was acquired and expanded by WebMD.
Mr. Marchant is a member of Dean’s Development Council of the Bagley College of Engineering, and an advisor to the College of Engineering Entrepreneur Studies at Mississippi State University. He is also an advisor for the Crews Center of Entrepreneurs at the University of Memphis.