DALLAS, TX | June 4, 2014 – CenseoHealth is proud to announce President, Bales Nelson has been selected as an Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 Southwest Region Finalist
. Award winners will be announced Saturday, June 21 at a black-tie gala at Sheraton Dallas Hotel.
“It's an honor to be nominated. I'm very proud of the tremendous growth we have accomplished at CenseoHealth in just a few short years,” said Nelson, who co-founded the company after 12 years of physician recruiting and staffing experience led him to build one of the nation’s largest mobile physician networks serving health care organizations. “It takes not only strong vision and leadership, but the right team to achieve success and I've been fortunate to achieve that with CenseoHealth.”
As co-founder and President, Nelson’s leadership has grown the Company’s revenue more than 4,000 percent over its four-year history. CenseoHealth currently serves more than 30 healthcare organizations and schedules as many as 2,700 physician home visits a day. As a result of such growth and leadership, the Company was also recently ranked #5 in the Dallas 100
for fastest growing privately-held companies in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ regional award winners are then candidates for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced on November 15, 2014, at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
CenseoHealth’s mission is to facilitate meaningful connections between health plans and their members by providing tailored solutions resulting in high-quality, cost-effective health care. The Company’s suite of services is anchored by CareConsult™, a home health consultation conducted by one of the Company’s 10,000 licensed physicians that results in improved member engagement, more accurate diagnoses, and more informed primary care providers. CenseoHealth’s additional services expand the Company’s breadth of support and subsequently assist health plans in their effort to close gaps in care and reduce medication errors.
About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.
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