Lark Well being appoints chief progress officer for GLP-1 tech and extra digital well being hires

Digital chronic-condition administration firm Lark Well being introduced the appointment of Darren Eckberg as its new chief progress officer who will lead the enlargement of the corporate’s AI-enabled GLP-1 price containment expertise. 

The corporate provides well being plans and employers expertise aimed toward lowering the prices related to GLP-1s, together with digital teaching for weight administration and medicine adherence and provider-facing instruments like insurance coverage navigation and prior authorization obtainment. 

Eckberg beforehand held govt roles at EnvisionRx/Ceremony Assist, Specific Scripts, Prime Therapeutics and IngenioRx/Anthem. 

“I am honored to be becoming a member of the Lark crew and am thrilled to assist hundreds of thousands of Individuals scuffling with a persistent situation. As one of many pioneers in AI well being tech, Lark’s spirit for innovation is complemented by a dedication to scientific excellence and being a accountable companion for our purchasers. The impacts of GLP-1 drugs have an effect on your entire healthcare system and a thoughtfully designed end-to-end providing can profit everybody from the person member scuffling with weight problems to the employer scuffling with the skyrocketing GLP-1 prices,” Eckberg stated in an announcement.

Parsley Well being, a hybrid care supplier for sufferers with persistent situations, introduced  Chris Ricaurte would be the firm’s new co-CEO alongside founder and co-CEO Dr. Robin Berzin. 

Ricaurte beforehand served as chief monetary officer at Walgreens’ tech-enabled value-based care supplier VillageMD and chief working officer of digital major care supplier Village Medical.

He has additionally held management roles at chip maker Utilized Supplies, Basic Electrical, income cycle administration firm R1 and Canadian telecommunications firm and information networking gear producer Nortel Networks. 

“We’re delighted to welcome Chris Ricaurte as co-CEO of Parsley Well being,” Dr. Berzin stated in an announcement. “His spectacular observe document of monetary stewardship and strategic management within the healthcare business make him a useful addition to our crew. Analysis reveals that the co-CEO construction will increase fiscal success and improves the agility wanted for sustainable progress. Collectively, we are going to proceed to innovate and develop Parsley’s mission of offering complete and accessible care to those that want it most.

New Jersey-based digital psychiatry and remedy platform Array Behavioral Care introduced it employed Christy Kisner as its new chief working officer and Patrick Williamson as its chief data officer. 

Kisner will work with the corporate’s chief medical officer, Dr. Sara Gotheridge, on rising its nationwide service supply capabilities, whereas Williamson will oversee its expertise technique, together with its techniques, safety, and networking. 

Kisner beforehand held the place of president of intraoperative neuromonitoring firm SpecialtyCare’s neuroservices service line.

Williamson was vice chairman of shopper operations at managed cloud companies platform Netgain Expertise and oversaw IT technique at teleradiology firm vRad and girls’s and kids’s care firm MEDNAX. 

“Array units a excessive normal for scientific excellence, and we’re at all times striving to enhance our affected person and clinician expertise via technological and operational innovation,” Shannon Werb, CEO of Array Behavioral Care, stated in an announcement. 

“With Christy and Patrick, we’ll have the ability to make hiring and onboarding new clinicians much more seamless whereas persevering with to ship high quality care to sufferers wherever they’re, together with hospitals, properties, or community-based settings.”

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