Published Dec. 5, 2011
Bikofsky is managing principal of J.E.B. Consulting, which provides management, organizational development and insurance advice to businesses. He is a graduate of Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, received a master of science degree in hospital administration from Columbia University, and a master’s in business administration from Fordham University.
Other 2012 officers of the three boards are: vice chair, Philip A. Clayton, president & CEO, Conway Medical Center; secretary, Norman G. Rentz, president & CEO, Cannon Memorial Hospital; and members-at-large, John A. Miller Jr., president, AnMed Health, and James A. Pfeiffer, president & CEO, Self Regional Healthcare.
The following people were re-elected to three-year terms on all three boards:
• John A. Miller Jr.;
• R. Jay Cox III, president and CEO, Tuomey Healthcare System;
• Ernst Csiszar, clinical professor in management, Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina;
• Thomas W. Diller, MD, vice president of clinical effectiveness, Greenville Hospital System; and
• Melvin T. Stith, Ph.D., dean, Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University.
Tim Merritt, CEO of Union Hospital District Health System, was newly elected to a three-year term on the boards.
Charles D. Beaman Jr., president and CEO of Palmetto Health, was re-elected to a three-year term on the PHTS and PHLIP boards.
Located in Columbia, PHT Services Ltd. provides risk management services to South Carolina’s health care industry. This includes: workers’ compensation and liability self-insurance; medical stop-loss; property and casualty insurance; employee benefits, executive and physician compensation and benefits; educational and information services; consulting services; security services; compliance services; and pre-employment screening and substance abuse testing services.
Palmetto Hospital Trust was founded in 1977 by South Carolina health care executives as a group workers’ compensation self-insurance pool. The trust members include hospitals, continuing care retirement centers, organizations dealing with special needs individuals, and other health care organizations.