ZeOmega Appoints Chief Medical Officer and Announces New Directors
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FRISCO – Texas June 06, 2012
ZeOmega Inc., a premier provider of software solutions for collaborative population healthmanagement, today announced the appointment of Christopher Mathews, MD, as senior vice president and chief medical officer (CMO), effective immediately. The company also welcomed two industry professionals to its board of directors.
Dr. Mathews brings deep industry experience in design and implementation of efficient, high-quality clinical and operational programs, provider-payer relations and value-driven patient care delivery to ZeOmega. Heis a board-certified internist and physician executive with more than 25 years experience in healthcare delivery systems and managed care. Dr. Mathews previously served as senior vice president and chief medical officer for the Community Health Network (CHNW) and the Community Health Plan of Washington state (CHPW), as well as medical director for Healthcare Review for Qualis Health. He was also a medical director for Group Health in Seattle, and served as chief medical officer, chief operating officer, and interim chief executive officer at Pacific Medical Center and Clinics in the Seattle area.
“We are very excited that Dr. Mathews is joining our team, and anticipate he will contribute great insight in a number of areas, particularly population healthcare management,” said Nandini Rangaswamy, executive vice president and chief financial officer of ZeOmega. “As healthcare continues to evolve with initiatives such as ICD-10 adoption, accountable care and patient-centered medical homes, Dr. Mathews offers solid leadership and direction from a clinical perspective that will ultimately help our clients operate more efficiently while improving the health and outcomes of their members.”
The company also announced appointments to its board ofdirectors, which was created following Series A funding from BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, LP, and Sandbox Industries in 2011. The equity growth investment supports ongoing product development and marketing of ZeOmega’s Jiva™ care management software.
The new members of the board of directors include:
- Anne Wilkins,founder of Wilkins Advisors, LLC. Ms. Wilkins was previously chief strategy and chief marketing officer of Healthways. She was also partner and managing director at The Boston Consulting Group, where she led the North America Healthcare Payer Practice.
- Anna Haghgooie, managing director, Sandbox Industries. Ms. Haghgooie also serves on the board of directors for Change Healthcare Corporation and EveryMove.
Other members of the board include:
- Christopher Mathews, MD,senior vice president and chief medical officer, ZeOmega.
- Sam Rangaswamy, founder and chiefexecutive officer, ZeOmega.
- Nandini Rangaswamy, executive vice president and chief financial officer, ZeOmega, and chairman of the board.
Jiva is ZeOmega’s care management platform, which transforms traditional episodic-based care management into proactive and collaborative population healthcare management through EHR-enabled care plans, point-of-care tools, decision support, analytics,and user-configurable workflows. Jiva enables the integration ofworkflows across the care management continuum, automating intelligently based on client business rules, and provides more effective collaboration amongthe payer, its providers and members.
ZeOmega is a premier provider of software solutions for population healthcare management serving payer and provider organizations implementing population healthcare management programs. Our Jiva software solution is a flexible member-centric platform that integrates workflow, analytics, content and communication capabilities and enables our clients to identify opportunities and to collaborate with members, providers and other stakeholders in improving the overall health of the member. For more information, visit www.zeomega.com or call 214-618-9880. Follow ZeOmega on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ZeOmega, on LinkedIn at www.LinkedIn.com/company/ZeOmega or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ZeOmega.
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