Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> November 12, 2004


ROBERT D. GARCES is a co-founder of Alliance HealthCard and has served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer since the company was organized. Mr. Garces also serves as Chairman of NovaNet, Inc., a company he founded in 1994 that provides a network of physicians, hospitals and other ancillary health services to self- insured employers and insurance companies. In 1996, Mr. Garces co- founded Better Image, Inc. Consolidation of Plastic Surgeons around the United States. In 1974, Mr. Garces started a Atlanta company of Southeastern Medical Consultants, a physician billing and management company. During this same period he also founded two companies, which grew into one of the largest physician billing companies in the southeast. hospital business officer, (2) Southern Medical Imaging, a mobile imaging company comprising 41 mobile CT units and 40 mobile MRI units. In 1989 he developed a management company for anesthesia departments for hospitals. Profile
TWST: What is Alliance HealthCard?

Mr. Garces: Alliance HealthCard is a discount health card offering

medical savings to individuals who typically do not have benefits

through their employer