THE PRIVILEGE OF BEING ABLE TO HAVE DREAMS, IDEAS AND GOALS COME TO FRUITION, IS THE CORE OF WHAT WE ARE ABLE TO EXPERIENCE BECAUSE OF THE FREEDOMS THAT ARE OURS IN AMERICA.

- Denise Burnett Stewart

SMALL BUSINESS DRIVES THE AMERICAN ECONOMY. IT THRIVES AND SURVIVES NO MATTER WHAT MAY BE GOING ON IN THE MAIN ECONOMY.

- Dick Gadomski

UNLESS WE PROMOTE ENTREPRENEURSHIP, WE WILL NOT HAVE AN EXCITING BUSINESS ATMOSPHERE IN OUR COUNTRY.

- Allen B. Morgan, Jr.

Douglas J. Marchant

Unified Health Services
President/CEO
Past President

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.

Hobbies and interests include family, tennis, golf, swimming, and travel.

Doug and Gloria have two children, Lauren and Megan.

Description of Business:

Process Workers Comp medical claims for Medical Clinics and Hospitals, utilizing technology to improve efficiencies and improve cash receipts for clients.

Year Business Founded:

1997

Year Inducted:

2007

Thoughts on Entrepreneurship:

“Entrepreneurship is critical to the development of our economy, not only in the creation of new jobs but in developing new products and services.”

For More Information: http://www.uhsweb.com