Mr. Wedekind formed IntegraNet Health Physician Resources, Inc. (IntegraNet Health) in 1996. As CEO, he has been instrumental in signing multi-year contracts with various health plans wanting to work with IntegraNet Health. Under his leadership from 2005-2010, IntegraNet Health added four shared-risk Medicare Advantage HMO contracts that have increased revenues and profits for the company by more than 1500 percent. IntegraNet Health now has over 1,100 physician clinics that contract with IntegraNet in the Gulf Coast area of Texas, and IntegraNet Health serves over 18,000 Medicare members in five states.
Prior to starting IntegraNet Health, Mr. Wedekind spent more than 25 years operating his own companies and was integrally involved in every facet of healthcare financing and the delivery of healthcare within the southern half of the U.S. market.
Mr. Wedekind earned his bachelor’s degree in 1977 from the University of Florida, followed by his MBA and MHHA degrees in 1979 from the University of Florida.