Placements

Kim LaFontana joins Docent Health as Chief Product Officer

Oxeon is pleased to announce the placement of Kim LaFontana as Chief Product Officer at Docent Health. Kim has previously served as a Managing Director at The Advisory Board Company and in Operations and Corporate Development roles at athenaHealth. Docent Health's mission is to help health systems build and retain lasting patient relationships. Docent was founded and launched out of Oxeon's Venture Studio.

Simeon Schindelman joins Brighton Health Plan Services as Chief Executive Officer

Simeon Schindelman has joined Brighton Health Plan Services as the Chief Executive Officer. Previously, Simeon was CEO and Chairman at Bloom Health and in executive roles at Medica Health Plans and UnitedHealthcare. Brighton Health Group is a healthcare enterprise dedicated to developing innovative products that align the interests of healthcare providers, employers and other plan sponsors, families, and payers. Their portfolio includes Oxeon client Privia Health, MagnaCare & DWELL Family Doctors. Click here for more information >>>

Oxeon places Brian Drozdowicz at Verisk Health

Oxeon is pleased to announce the placement of Brian Drozdowicz as Executive Vice President of Product Management at Verisk Health. Brian joins from Caradigm, where he served as Senior Vice President & GM, Population Health and Analytics. Verisk Health is transforming the business of healthcare by providing data services, analytics, and advanced technologies that answer the industry’s most complex challenges. Verisk Health is a subsidiary of Verisk Analytics.

Dan Orenstein joins the Health Catalyst team as General Counsel

Dan Orenstein joins the Health Catalyst executive team as General Counsel. Dan has spent the past 10 years at athenahealth where he most recently served as General Counsel, Senior Vice President, and Board Secretary. Health Catalyst uses data analytics and warehousing technology to help health systems leverage their data to improve quality of care, increase efficiency and optimize costs. Click here for more information >>>

Oxeon places Marc-David Munk as Vice President of Accountable Care at Iora Health

Oxeon is pleased to announce the placement of Dr. Marc-David Munk as Vice President of Accountable Care at Iora Health. Dr. Munk joins from Reliant Medical Group, where he served as Chief Medical Officer. Iora is building a new model of primary health care delivery ground up to ensure improved customer service, better health outcomes and dramatically lower overall healthcare costs. Iora is funded by Flare Capital Partners, Rice Management Company, GE Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Fidelity Biosciences, Polaris Partners, .406 Ventures and Tony Hsieh, among others. Iora Health is a portfolio investment of Oxeon Investments LLC. Click here for more information >>>

Oxeon places Chris Covill as Executive Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at Accolade

Oxeon is pleased to announce the placement of Chris Covill as Executive Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at Accolade. Chris joins from Mercer Health & Benefits, where he served as Partner, National Practice Leader. Accolade is an innovative consumer engagement company dedicated to helping get the right care while improving their healthcare experience and lowering costs for large employers, payers and Accountable Care Organizations. Accolade is funded by Carrick Capital Partners, Accretive LLC and Comcast Ventures. Click here for more information >>>

Oxeon places Vince Balsamo at Propeller Health

Oxeon is pleased to announce the placement of Vince Balsamo as Senior Vice President of Sales of Propeller Health. Vince joins from EmergeMD, where he served as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Propeller is the leading mobile platform for respiratory health management. Through sensors, mobile apps and services, Propeller helps reduce the cost of care while delivering better quality of life for individuals with chronic respiratory disease. Propeller Health is funded by Safeguard Scientifics, The Social+Capital Partnership, and California HealthCare Foundation. Click here for more information >>>

Oxeon places Ben Mehling as Chief Technology Officer at Reflexion Health

Oxeon is pleased to announce the placement of Ben Mehling as Chief Technology Officer at Reflexion Health. Ben joins from NextGen Healthcare where he was Vice President of Research and Development.  Reflexion Health develops prescription software to aid with consumer engagement, care management and communication in physical therapy. Reflexion Health is funded by West Health. Click here for more information >>>

Oxeon places Andy Hiett as Senior Vice President of Sales at Linkwell

Oxeon is excited to announce the placement of Andy Hiett as Senior Vice President of Sales at Linkwell Health. Andy joins from Emdeon, where he was Vice President of Payer Sales and Client Management. Linkwell is a consumer engagement company that inspires healthier choices through a unique combination of print and digital content and coupons. Linkwell is funded by HLM Venture Partners and Spark Capital. Click here for more information >>>

OxTalk 3.0: Marcus Zachary

Recent Oxeon placement Marcus Zachary took some time out of his day today to swing by our office and have a discussion as part of our OxTalk series. Topics covered included his work with Pioneer ACOs, the importance of culture in change management and how health plan consolidation has its similarities to Star Wars.

Marcus joined Evolent Health as a Senior Vice President & West Coast Regional Medical Executive. Marcus joins from Brown & Toland Medical Group, where he was Vice President for Quality and Senior Medical Director of Population Health. Evolent Health offers the first provider-led, fully integrated platform for population and health plan management to leading health systems.  

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Oxeon places Elizabeth Sanford as Vice President at Accolade

Oxeon is excited to announce the placement of Elizabeth Sanford as Vice President of Health Plan Partnerships at Accolade. Elizabeth joins from Magellan Health where she was Senior Vice President of the Health Plan Sector. Accolade is an innovative consumer engagement company, dedicated to helping people get the right care while improving their healthcare experience and lowering costs for large employers, payers and Accountable Care Organizations. Accolade is funded by Carrick Capital Partners, Accretive LLC and Comcast Ventures. Click here for more information >>>

Oxeon places Margery Geers as Chief People Officer at Accolade

Oxeon is pleased to announce the placement of Margery Geers as Chief People Officer of Accolade. Margery joins from Take Care Health Systems, where she was Chief People Officer. Accolade is an innovative consumer engagement company, dedicated to helping people get the right care while improving their healthcare experience and lowering costs for large employers, payers and Accountable Care Organizations. Click here for more information>>>

Oxeon places Bill Spehr as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Connecture

Oxeon is pleased to announce the placement of Bill Spehr as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Connecture. Bill joins from WebMD, where he was Chief Sales Officer. Connecture delivers integrated Web-based sales, service and process automation solutions to the health insurance industry. Click here for more information>>>

Oxeon places Derek Baird as VP Growth and Business Development at AVIA Health Innovation

Oxeon is pleased to announce the placement of Derek Baird as Vice President of Growth and Business Development at Avia Health Innovation. Derek joins from Health Language, where he was Senior Vice President of Sales. AVIA Health Innovation is a unique member network and venture partnership that accelerates the successful implementation of innovative, technology-enabled products and services in the healthcare provider setting. Click here for more information>>>

Oxeon places Mike Shaffer as SVP Information Technology at Avalon Healthcare Solutions

Oxeon is pleased to announce the placement of Mike Shaffer as Senior Vice President of Information Technology of Avalon Healthcare Solutions. Mike joins from Universal American, where he was Senior Vice President of Information Technology. Avalon Healthcare Solutions is an Oxeon portfolio investment and is funded by Francisco Partners. Click here for more information>>>

Oxeon places Erik Oh as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at AristaMD

Oxeon is pleased to announce the placement of Erik Oh as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at AristaMD. Erik joins from TigerText, where he was Vice President of Enterprise Sales. AristaMD is a comprehensive referral management support company, and is funded by Avalon Ventures and Correlation Ventures. Click here for more information >>>

Oxeon places Mike Leonard as Executive Vice President of Sales at Jiff

Oxeon is pleased to announce the placement of Mike Leonard as Executive Vice President of Sales at Jiff. Mike joins from NICE Systems, where he was Vice President of Strategic Telecommunications Practice. Jiff’s enterprise health benefits platform lowers overall costs by allowing employers to deliver smarter and simpler benefit designs personalized for each employee. Jiff is funded by Aeris Capital, Aberdare Ventures, Venrock, and Ooga Labs. Click here for more information >>>

Oxeon places Rose Higgins as Executive Vice President and GM at SCIO Analytics

Oxeon is pleased to announce the placement of Rose Higgins as Executive Vice President and GM of SCIO Analytics. Rose joins from McKesson Health IT, where she was Senior Vice President, GM Population and Risk Management. SCIO Health Analytics™ is a leading health analytics solutions company, and is funded by Sequoia Capital, Health Enterprise Partners and Saama Capital. Click here for more information >>>

Oxeon places Michael Kedansky as Chief Medical Officer of Sound Physicians

Oxeon is pleased to announce the placement of Michael Kedansky as Chief Medical Officer of Transitional Care Services at Sound Physicians. Michael joins from CareMore Health Plan, where he was Senior Medical Officer. Sound Physicians is a leading physician services organization focused on driving improvements in quality, satisfaction and efficiency of inpatient healthcare delivery throughout the acute episode of care and is funded by Fresenius Medical Care, Ascension, Dignity Health and TowerBrook Capital Partners. Click here for more information >>>