HARRISBURG, Pa., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the appointment of Mark Caron as Geneia's CEO by Gary D. St. Hilaire, President and CEO of Capital BlueCross, Geneia today announced the selection of industry pioneer Avishek (Avi) Mukherjee as the company's Chief Technology Officer. He joins an executive team comprised of Mark Caron, Chief Operating Officer Heather Lavoie, and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jennifer Chambers.
"We are excited to have such a pioneer in the industry join Geneia and lead the team that is creating cutting-edge clinical, analytical and technology solutions for accountable care organizations, patient-centered medical homes, and other risk-based health care models," said Mark Caron, CEO of Geneia. "Avi's expertise in data, analytics, and health care strategy are critical additions to Geneia as we broaden our portfolio of products that improve health care cost, quality, and patient satisfaction."
For nearly 10 years, Mukherjee has excelled in numerous leadership positions in the areas of product management, clinical interoperability, mobile health, clinical analytics, and risk mitigation strategies. He has developed products and applications for provider organizations including the Mayo Clinic, the South West Medical Association, the WellMed Physician Practices, and the Lifeprint group of primary care physicians. He also brings valuable experience in strategizing solutions for UnitedHealth Group/Optum, National Health Services (UK), Aetna, HealthNet, multiple Blue plans in Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Puerto Rico, and other payers with diverse contracting models, including fee-for-service, capitation, pay-for-performance, and accountable care organizations.
Mukherjee is a graduate in Computer and Electrical Engineering from the University of Kalyani in India. He holds a Masters of Business Administration specializing in Strategy and Entrepreneurship from the Booth School of Business, University of Chicago. He also studied machine learning and power electronics in the Master of Applied Science program and was a Research Assistant at Concordia University, Canada.
For more information on Mukherjee, visit www.linkedin.com/in/avishekmukherjee.
Geneia specializes in the development of advanced clinical, analytical, and technical solutions for health care. Our dedicated team of physicians, nurses, technologists, analytics experts, and business professionals brings significant experience in all aspects of health care to create products and services that drive improved health care cost, quality, and accessibility. Geneia helps hospitals, physicians, health plans, brokers, employers, and consumers succeed in the post health care reform environment. For more information, visit geneia.com.