Category: Advisory Board

  • CareLinx by Sharecare Forms Clinical Advisory Board for Home Health Platform

    What You Should Know: – Sharecare, the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place, today announced the formation of a clinical advisory board for its home health platform and network of caregivers, CareLinx by Sharecare. – The aim of the board is to help shape the clinical care offering […]

  • How Automation Can Help with Healthcare’s “Messy” Data Problem

    Dr. Bob Lindner, Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer of veda Efficient data processing and data sharing are essential functions across healthcare—from patient care, clinical research, and health services planning to billing and government reporting for funding and research. But most of the data that the industry is processing is human-generated, meaning it’s messy and riddled […]

  • Ease of Access: Applying the “911” Principle Across Healthcare

    Mandana Varahrami, Chief Product Officer, CipherHealth The fastest way to access healthcare in the United States isn’t through a primary care physician or urgent care or orchestrated referrals processes. It comes through three taps of a button: Nine, one, and one.  Dialing 911 during a medical emergency is a straightforward process: Callers are routed to […]

  • Fighting Front-End Staff Burnout Without Compromising Care

    Meg Aranow, SVP & Platform Evangelist, WELL Health Research tells us that self-advocacy in healthcare is important, for both patients and providers. But self-advocacy is hard for patients today. Patients must navigate the complex, fragmented healthcare ecosystem to advocate for personal needs and have their voices heard.  Unfortunately, patients now face a new challenge: the […]

  • Long-Time Cerner Board Member Linda M. Dillman Passes Away

    Linda M. Dillman What You Should Know: – Linda M. Dillman, a long-time and trusted Cerner Corporation board member, passed away on Saturday, March 13. – Dillman retired from QVC in January 2017, having served as its Chief Information Officer since January 2012. Previously, she held positions as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer […]

  • Executive Hires: Walgreens Appoints New CEO, Cityblock Health, Innovaccer, Others

    Walgreens appoints Rosalind (Roz) Brewer as the company’s Chief Executive Officer, effective on March 15, 2021. Brewer will also join the WBA Board of Directors upon assuming the role. She succeeds Stefano Pessina who, as previously announced, will transition to the role of Executive Chairman of the Board of WBA. Brewer, 58, will become the […]

  • Cerner Leadership Changes, Other Key Executives Hires

    Travis Dalton Dan Devers Cerner announced some leadership changes promoting long-time associates Travis Dalton to Chief Client & Services Officer and Dan Devers to Chief Legal Counsel. After long, respected, meaningful careers at Cerner, John Peterzalek and Randy Sims will be departing. Cognoa, the leading pediatric behavioral health company developing diagnostic and therapeutic solutions for children living with […]

  • For Better Patient Care Coordination, We Need Seamless Digital Communications

    Catherine Thomas: Co-Founder and VP, Customer Engagement, careMESH  Peter Tippett MD, PhD: Founder and CEO, careMESH A recent Advisory Board briefing examined the annual Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Readmission penalties.  Of the 3,080 hospitals CMS evaluated, 83% received a penalty for payments to be made in 2021, based on expected outcomes for a […]

  • Recent Executive Hires: CVS Health New President, Cleveland Clinic/Amwell Joint Venture Leadership, Others

    Neela Montgomery, EVP & President at CVS Pharmacy/Retail CVS Health Corporation names Neela Montgomery Executive Vice President and President of CVS Pharmacy/Retail, effective November 30, 2020. Montgomery will oversee the company’s 10,000 pharmacies across the United States. Montgomery, currently a Board Partner at venture capital firm Greycroft, most recently served as chief executive officer of […]

  • COVID-19 and Racial Disparities: Transforming the Health of Businesses

    Margarita Alegría, PhD, Chief of the Disparities Research Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital American businesses and their leadership are at a crossroads. COVID-19 has forced us all to re-evaluate how we work and live, while the current protest movements have placed a spotlight on the systemic injustices non-white workers face both in and out of […]

  • New Coronavirus Advisory Team Announced

    Wasting no time to start enacting his forthcoming administration’s plan for tackling COVID-19, new president-elect of the United States, Joe Biden, has unveiled his coronavirus advisory team. “Dealing with the coronavirus pandemic is one of the most important battles our administration will face, and I will be informed by science and by experts,” he stated. […]

  • Ginger Lands $50M to Expand On-Demand Mental Health Support Platform

    What You Should Know: – Ginger announces $50 Million in Series D funding to expand access to its on-demand mental healthcare system led by Advance Venture Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners; joined by Cigna Ventures and existing investors. – Company has more than tripled revenue over the past year, now brings access to on-demand mental […]

  • Post COVID-19: 3 Things I Hope Healthcare Won’t Recover From

    Randy Carpenter, SVP of the Executive Advisory Board at HCTec The loss of lives and livelihoods from COVID-19 is almost too much to comprehend. And yet, slowly, conversations are emerging about the positives percolating from the pandemic.  It’s human nature to want to look for the positives in even the worst of situations, and I’ve […]