He has quashed prescription drug loopholes, coped with Category5 hurricanes, and changed the way that nurses handle insuranceclaims. Scott Clark, the new president of the Risk and InsuranceManagement Society, has a reputation as a reformer.

“Some people say I like to shake it up a bit, and I do,” saysClark, the risk and benefits officer for Miami-Dade County PublicSchools, the nation's fourth largest school district. Clarkrecently rocked the boat when he noticed doctors were dispensingrepackaged pharmaceuticals at inflated prices to school districtemployees and spoke up, leading to an amendment in Florida Workers'Compensation Law and cost savings for employers across thestate.

As president of RIMS since Jan. 1, Clark believes networking andsharing practical information about such reform efforts with RIMSmembers is vital. “It sets the tone of what risk managers can do ifthey put their noses under the tent and look at things morestrategically,” he says.

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