Michael Taylor, MD, FACP
Chief Medical Officer
Michael Taylor, MD, FACP is a Board certified internist. He joined our company in 2011 and serves as a Vice President and National Business Medical Leader. In this role, he provides clinical expertise and consultation to our employer market, providing a client-focused leadership role. His responsibilities include a concentrated approach with our clients, helping them with population health issues. This includes developing, evaluating, and maintaining health and wellness efforts as well as thought leadership, strategy, and expertise in innovation and product development.
Dr. Taylor most recently served as the Medical Director for health promotion and disease management for Caterpillar Inc. He was directly responsible for Caterpillar’s wellness program, with over 100,000 participants in the U.S. This comprehensive program includes employee health promotion exams, biometric screening, tobacco cessation, and diabetes prevention and management programs. This program is part of the overall effort that led to a healthcare cost trend of less than 1% annually over an 8-year period at Caterpillar.
Dr. Taylor has recently served on the boards of the Integrated Benefits Institute (IBI) and the Midwest Business Group on Health (MBGH), and as the Chairman of the Board for The Center for Health Value Innovation.
Dr. Taylor was a co-owner of a five person medical group for 14 years, practicing outpatient and hospital-based primary care in
Pekin, Illinois. He was Chief of Medicine and Chief of Staff at that hospital. He later served for 3 years as the Chief Medical
Officer for Pekin Hospital and Progressive Health Systems, involved in quality improvement, developing and implementing a
hospitalist program, and serving as Medical Director for the Pharmacy/Therapeutics Committee for the hospital and health plan.
Dr. Taylor graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in 1980, and completed an Internal Medicine residency
at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Peoria in 1983. He is a Fellow in the American College of Physicians and a
member of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.