Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> September 23, 1998

Donald J. Larson – Concentra Managed Care Inc (ccmc)

DONALD J. LARSON is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CONCENTRA Managed Care, a company formed by the merger of CRA Managed Care (CRA) and OccuSystems in August, 1997. He co-founded CRA, one of the largest and most widely respected providers of case management and managed care services to the workers' compensation and disability marketplace, in the United States. Working with a staff of skilled and dedicated professionals since CRA's founding in November of 1978, Mr. Larson built CRA into a nationally recognized company, employing over 2,500 medical and vocational case managers and specialty and support staff, with locations in 49 states and Canada. Mr. Larson has earned degrees from Boston College, Boston University and the Harvard Business School. He was one of the charter members and Board of Directors for the National Association of Rehabilitation Providers in the Private Sector (NARRPS), and remains actively involved in a number of professional organizations. Mr. Larson is married and the father of three children. He is actively involved in numerous community activities. He is currently serving as a Trustee for Derby Academy and the New England Aquarium. Profile
TWST: Could you start out by giving us an overview on Concentra?

Mr. Larson: Concentra was formed in August of last year by the merger

of OccuSystems and CRA Managed Care. Our company is able