TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Integrated, Inc., a recognized innovator in care management strategies for vulnerable and fragile individuals, recently complemented its management team by hiring G. Francisco ("Cisco") Perin (@ciscoperin) as its senior vice president of technology and information strategy. In this role, Perin will lead Health Integrated's innovation initiatives, introducing new products and services that drive positive member experience, clinical productivity and plan value for improved quality of care, increased member satisfaction, lower health care costs, sustained compliance and optimized revenue.
"I'm very happy to welcome Cisco to Health Integrated's management team," says Shan Padda, chairman and chief executive officer of Health Integrated. "He is well recognized as a creative and strategically-minded technologist with a proven record of developing new products and capabilities. Cisco's leadership will be critical as we manage our tremendous growth and enhance our competitive offerings. This will enable us to continue to support health plans' most vulnerable populations and in doing so, improve outcomes and reduce costs."
"I especially like Cisco's background and knowledge of the application of technology and data in different industries in addition to healthcare," adds Padda. "Part of the key to changing the current paradigm in healthcare to one that is superior and helps patients heal in the most ideal setting and with the most optimal care strategy is to incorporate best practices from other industries. Cisco has great domain knowledge in healthcare with the additional benefit of knowledge gleaned from other settings."
Perin will be responsible for the creation, development, execution, and supervision of all aspects of information technology and services for Health Integrated, including the expansion of the technology vision and strategy to align with Health Integrated's go-to-market strategy in this period of healthcare reform opportunities.
"I am thrilled to join Health Integrated during an especially critical time in the healthcare industry, when data and technology will help drive reform," Perin says. "With the powerful combination of data, technology, services and people, Health Integrated is well positioned to make a significant impact in solving some of the most important healthcare issues - supporting the most fragile members of our populations while reducing costs."
Perin is a strategist and entrepreneur, uniquely experienced in a broad range of industries including healthcare, finance, pharmaceuticals, distance learning, and media/publishing with a track record of delivering insights and value. Prior to joining Health Integrated, Perin founded OmniPACS Inc., a healthcare technology company specializing in global, cloud-based software-as-a-service technologies for medical imaging, and CHILI USA, a distributor of medical imaging software manufactured by CHILI GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany.
Perin has a bachelor's degree in physics and philosophy from St. Joseph's University, Philadelphia, and pursued graduate work in business and entrepreneurship from Boston University.
About Health Integrated
Health Integrated is leading the reform of our healthcare ecosystem by changing the behavior of its participants to protect our most vulnerable patients.
Understanding and addressing the behavioral, social and medical needs of the individuals we serve permeates our DNA. Working with Medicare, Medicaid, Dual-Eligible and Commercial plan members nationwide, we bring to bear innovative care management strategies enabled by differentiated technologies to drive better health outcomes, higher member satisfaction, lower health care costs, greater health plan compliance and revenue optimization.
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