Plymouth Meeting, PA, July 10, 2019 – ProgenyHealth, LLC, provider of comprehensive utilization management, case management, and payment integrity solutions for NICU populations, today announces the appointment of healthcare executive, Sherry Anderson, to the position of company president. ProgenyHealth’s integrated services enable health plans and large employers to improve health outcomes and reduce claims costs in the care of premature and medically complex infants.
In this role, Ms. Anderson will be responsible for all aspects of ProgenyHealth’s business operations and strategic planning. With seventeen years of experience in the healthcare industry, Ms. Anderson brings significant depth of expertise in the application of technology and complex operational decision-making to achieve rapid, profitable business growth. She has a proven record of success leading operations, business development, strategic customer and partner relationship creation, and SaaS technology integrations.
Prior to joining ProgenyHealth, Ms. Anderson served as Senior Vice President of Business Solutions at Continuum Health, a Managed Services Organization. She also held the position of Vice President and General Manager of Health Plan Solutions at Availity, LLC, the nation’s largest real-time health information network, where she directly managed and grew a business portfolio valued at over $100 million. Ms. Anderson also held several other operational leadership roles at Availity, including the position of Vice President of Alliance Management and Chief of Staff to the CEO.
Ms. Anderson earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Florida and a master’s degree in business administration from Duke University. She also has formal training as a database administrator and systems engineer.
Ellie Stang, MD, ProgenyHealth’s founder and former President, will continue to serve as the company’s Chief Executive Officer. Commenting on the appointment, she states that, “Our company continues to experience significant growth as we are quantifiably improving health outcomes within NICU populations across the US and lowering claims costs for our business partners. The challenges we manage every day in supporting providers and helping families care for their high-risk infants are varied, complex and ever-changing. Staying ahead of the curve is critical to improving health outcomes. Ms. Anderson’s executive experience within the healthcare industry, and her specific expertise in the strategic application of technology-based business solutions, will be instrumental in the next phase of ProgenyHealth’s growth and evolution. We are very excited to have her join our leadership team and look forward to all the contributions she will make to enhance our current business operations.”
About ProgenyHealth, LLC
ProgenyHealth, LLC, is the only national company dedicated exclusively to NICU utilization management and case management. Our neonatologists, pediatricians, NICU/pediatric nurses, and social workers collaborate with providers on behalf of Medicaid and commercial health plans, as well as large employers, to ensure health care services follow evidence-based best practices and are medically necessary. ProgenyHealth’s integrated program and first-year-of-life focus have proven effective in managing over 65,000 NICU cases, in over 1,400 hospitals, in all 50 states. We are measurably improving health outcomes for premature and medically complex newborns and delivering quantifiable cost savings to our partners in any payment environment. For more information, visit www.progenyhealth.com
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