SOURCE: MEDecision Inc.

Medecision Inc.

March 18, 2015 09:15 ET

Medecision President and CEO Deborah Gage Joins Aveus Advisory Board

Collaboration With Innovative Consulting Firm to Help Drive Transformation of Healthcare Businesses

WAYNE, PA--(Marketwired - Mar 18, 2015) - Medecision, a leader in population health management solutions for risk-bearing entities, including provider- and payer-sponsored accountable care organizations, hospitals, integrated delivery networks, and commercial and government program-focused health plans, today announced that Deborah Gage, the company's president and chief executive officer, has been named to the Aveus Advisory Board. In her role, Gage will leverage her years of entrepreneurial leadership and technology experience to advance the board's expertise and focus within the healthcare space, providing healthcare organizations with the strategic guidance needed to innovate and execute advanced population health management goals.

The board, which includes executives from the healthcare, banking, technology and communications industries, helps Aveus lead executives in tackling challenges ranging from maintaining success and innovation in rapidly changing environments, to reenergizing calcified organizations or industries through aggressive goals and strategic experience. With the healthcare industry's move toward value-based care, Gage's background and role on the board will enhance its ability to advise healthcare organizations working to revolutionize advanced population health management strategies, employ cost-containment measures, and improve patient engagement and outcomes.

"Deb's addition to Aveus' advisory board will enable us to continue pushing the envelope to promote groundbreaking leadership and bold results by driving meaningful organizational change," said Chris LaVictoire Mahai, Managing Partner at Aveus. "Her considerable experience leading a large healthcare technology corporation will provide the board with a whole new level of vision and strategic decision-making to lead market and industry transformation."

Gage will join four other members of the advisory board's experienced team, including:

  • Cameron Hay, chief executive officer-in-residence for the Venture Services Group at Communitech
  • Ezra Ernst, chief commercial officer at Treato
  • Kate Quinn, executive vice president of communication, corporate affairs & brand at U.S. Bank

"We are entering a new age of healthcare -- one striving to achieve the Triple Aim of improved population health, improved patient outcomes and lower costs," said Deborah Gage, president and CEO, Medecision. "I am thrilled to join this powerhouse team in our collective drive to encourage bold decision-making and innovation to inspire true industry transformation."

To learn more, please visit www.medecision.com.

About Medecision
Medecision is the leading provider of population health and connected care technology and services for risk-bearing healthcare organizations including health plans, hospitals, thousands of physicians and millions of consumers. Working within the framework that patients, care providers and health plans are all driving towards better health outcomes, Medecision and its Aerial™ solution help connect all stakeholders to liberate the highest-quality and most cost-efficient care. As more organizations transition to accountable care and delegated risk management, Medecision continually applies nearly 30 years of experience, comprehensive technology platforms, significant investments in research and development, and the broadest implementation and clinical expertise to ensure consumers receive the best possible care. With Medecision as a business partner, health plans and healthcare providers confidently manage through market changes, regulatory updates and new populations under shared savings and risk contracts, while improving quality and reducing costs. For more information, visit www.medecision.com.

About Aveus
Aveus is a management consulting firm dedicated to collaborating with leaders to drive bold results. Our approach is tailored for this challenge. Our experienced, senior teams: create leader alignment along the way, focus on areas of disproportionate impact, and know how far to dig and when to stop. We help leaders tackling bold challenges: in rapidly changing organizations or industries, in calcified organizations or industries, with cross-functional implications, and with aggressive goals. We leverage many methodologies, but commonly employ strategy, innovation and customer experience. Founded in 1998 and headquartered in St. Paul, MN, Aveus has helped clients around the world including: Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, HGST (now Western Digital), Heraeus, CNO Financial, Wolters Kluwer, Prime Therapeutics, the YMCA Metro Chicago, and many others.