01 May Senior Health Care Executive Joins Board of Crossover Health
Former CEO of MDVIP to serve as Chairman of innovative worksite health provider
May 1, 2012 (Aliso Viejo, CA) – Crossover Health Management Services, Inc. announced today the Bret Jorgensen has joined the company’s board as Chairman. The company is the management services organization that supports the innovative Crossover Health primary care medical group. Crossover Health works with self-funded employers who are seeking to reduce the burden of rising health care expenditures by implementing worksite health services that reduce costs, increase quality, and improve the patient experience. Mr. Jorgensen brings over 20 years of executive health care experience to the company as it continues to penetrate the worksite health market sector with a exceptional roster of clients. The announcement comes as Crossover Health expands its footprint into Silicon Valley from its Southern California base.
“I have been fortunate to be on the forefront of several large health care trends. It is clear to me that worksite health, is a powerful market segment from which to transform health care. There is significant need, and opportunity, for management companies like Crossover Health to help guide this transformation and become the trusted advisor of the overall health care spend,” according to Mr. Jorgensen. “Moreover, Crossover Health is uniquely positioned to ride this innovation wave due to its care delivery model, the unique technology it is leveraging, and the talented team that has assembled around the idea of creating next generation health.”
Mr. Jorgensen brings deep leadership experience in rapid growth, technology-enabled health services organizations and a proven record in corporate fundraising, strategy execution and value creation. He was most recently CEO of MDVIP, the nation’s largest personalized healthcare company with primary care and preventive care services in 35 states, which he sold to Procter & Gamble. Prior to that, he was CEO of InSight Health, a $300 million diagnostic imaging business with more than 200 service sites. Bret was also Co-Founder and President of TheraTx Health Service,s a successful publicly-traded company with 240 clinics and 5,000 employees that was later sold for $550 million. TheraTx was recognized as the 2nd fastest growing public company by Inc. magazine and Bret received the “Entrepreneur of the Year” Award in Healthcare for this effort. Bret remains a board member of MDVIP and the Kravis Leadership Institute, a Strategic Advisor to Qualcomm Life (focused on the 2net mobile health platform) as well as Hello Health (a patient engagement and practice management platform for physicians). He has also served as a director of several public and private healthcare companies.
“We are thrilled to welcome someone with the experience and successes Bret has enjoyed in rapidly scaling health services businesses,” said Chief Executive Officer Scott Shreeve, MD. “The Worksite Health industry is ready for explosive growth and we look forward to working with Bret in bringing our differentiated message and model to the industry.” According to Dr. Shreeve, Mr. Jorgensen will provide the company both executive and operational support to the leadership team in implementing its growth strategy. He will also be involved in raising capital to help the company realize the promise of it’s transformational worksite health model. Mr. Jorgensen will engage immediately in his new role.
Crossover Health is a primary care medical group that integrates advanced health management services to our worksite health offering. Crossover Health designs and delivers a comprehensive primary care experience to the employees of companies that understand the financial and cultural return of a healthy, motivated workforce. We work closely with our client partners to optimize the benefit design, customizing our worksite services based on a review of health analytics, and then collaborate with our clients on delivering an inspired patient experience. Crossover Health is behind a transition from outsourced, out-of-control health spending to an in-sourced, accountable and designed platform of care. Our patient-centered, team-based, technology-enabled model results in reduced cost, increased quality, and improved outcomes. We are considered a unique partner in that we are innovators, entrepreneurs, and designers ourselves. Discover the magic for yourself by visiting: www.crossoverhealth.com.