SOURCE: NaviNet, Inc.

NaviNet, Inc.

December 18, 2014 14:16 ET

NaviNet Announces a Promotion and Two Vice President Hires

Hires of World-Class Vice President of Marketing and Vice President of Product Management to Support Growth of NaviNet Open

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Dec 18, 2014) - NaviNet, Inc., America's largest real-time healthcare communications network, serving more than 420,000 users and over 40 health plans, announced today that it has promoted Paul Johnson to Vice President of Platform Implementation. In this role, Paul spearheads the team responsible for implementing the company's recently launched payer-provider collaboration platform, NaviNet Open, at new customers like Oscar Insurance and existing customers nationwide. Prior to joining NaviNet in June 2013, Paul was the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Sciclops, a clinical trial software start-up, and a leader at Phase Forward.

Grant Ho has been named Vice President of Marketing at NaviNet. He oversees all marketing responsibilities for NaviNet, including product marketing, demand generation, digital marketing, and marketing communications. Grant previously served as Senior Director, Product Marketing at CareCloud, where he established the product marketing function and defined the company's go-to-market focus for its electronic health record, practice management, and revenue cycle management product lines. Prior to CareCloud, Grant held executive roles in product marketing at GE Healthcare and Novell.

Stephen Hess, Ph.D. has been named Vice President of Product Management at NaviNet. He is responsible for NaviNet's product direction. Steve drives research and product requirements that ensure America's largest interactive SaaS healthcare network delivers value and innovation for providers, payers, and other stakeholders in the increasingly fast-paced, collaborative world of accountable care. Prior to NaviNet, Stephen was Senior Vice President of Products and Strategy at Ipswitch, Inc. and held senior product leadership positions at RedHat/JBoss, Oracle, and BEA Systems (WebLogic), always with a focus on standards-based application infrastructure and platform middleware.

"Adding this level of depth and breadth to the senior leadership team at NaviNet is a clear and important signal to the healthcare community that we are poised for continued success," stated Steven Rotman, Vice President of Human Resources, NaviNet, Inc. "These individuals are true leaders, innovators, and achievers. We are excited to have them in place as we continue to lead the market in developing, launching, and implementing payer-provider collaboration solutions."

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About NaviNet
NaviNet is America's largest real-time healthcare communications network. The company's flagship multi-payer provider communications platform connects more than 420,000 administrative and clinical staff, representing 60% of the physicians in the United States, with over 40 health plans. NaviNet Open is a real-time healthcare network integrating value-based reimbursement and clinical workflows. It consists of a series of layers: a platform, a set of network services, a suite of Value-Based Network applications, and a set of tools that customers can use to configure and customize the system. For more information, please visit

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