DENVER, March 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- DispatchHealth, who delivers on-demand healthcare to patients directly in the comfort of their own home, today announced two additional members of its executive team: chief development officer Jennifer Meyer and chief product officer Nabeel Meghji. Both executives join to further advance the Denver-based startup in delivering high quality and affordable healthcare to patients throughout the U.S.
DispatchHealth has significantly expanded its footprint since its founding in 2013, achieving top line revenue growth of 400 percent year over year. Jennifer and Nabeel join a growing team of more than 300 employees at DispatchHealth. The company recently announced an expansion to three additional markets, enabling the delivery of affordable high-acuity care to a total of 10 markets across the country, with more expected to open throughout 2019.
Jennifer brings more than 15 years of experience working with leading health systems and health plans to implement solutions that make healthcare more affordable and accessible to patients. She has demonstrated a commitment to work with partners to design programs that uniquely address their challenges and are supported with rigorous measurement to ensure program goals are achieved. Prior to DispatchHealth, Jennifer was a vice president with DaVita and a junior partner at McKinsey and Company in their healthcare systems and services practice. Jennifer received her bachelor of science in finance and marketing from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota and an MBA from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Nabeel has deep product and engineering experience helping build products that are centered around the consumer. Prior to joining DispatchHealth, he was head of product for healthgrades.com at Healthgrades. Previously, Nabeel served five years at CDS Global, a subsidiary of Hearst Corporation, as a strategist in mergers and acquisitions and corporate business. He is an entrepreneur and activist in the community, having founded three businesses, including Geosync Global, Heartland 2 Africa, and Peak 4 Poverty. Nabeel is a graduate of Drake University, where he received a bachelor of science in computer science. Nabeel also received an MBA from the University of Iowa, Tippie School of Business.
"We're redesigning the delivery of medical care by meeting people where it is convenient and comfortable for them," said Dr. Mark Prather, CEO and co-founder, DispatchHealth. "As we continue to establish new markets across the U.S., recruiting top tier talent is essential to ensure our model continues to serve our most vulnerable populations, while saving our patients unnecessary and expensive trips to the emergency room. I am pleased to welcome Jennifer and Nabeel to our executive team and am confident in their ability to continue to innovate within an industry that so desperately needs it."
DispatchHealth partners with most major insurance companies and handles billing directly with those companies, including Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Advantage plans, Managed Medicaid plans, Anthem/Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Healthcare, Aetna, Humana and Cigna. The medical cost for a visit with DispatchHealth is just a tenth of the cost of the average emergency room visit. DispatchHealth is available seven days a week from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. local time in most locations.
DispatchHealth is redefining healthcare delivery to offer on-demand care for people of all ages in the comfort of their own home. DispatchHealth's board-certified medical teams are equipped with all the tools necessary to treat common to complex injuries and illnesses. DispatchHealth works closely with payers, providers, health systems and others to deliver care in the home to reduce unnecessary emergency room visits and hospital readmissions. Medical teams are available during the day and also on weekends, evenings and holidays, and can be requested via app, online or a quick phone call. DispatchHealth is partnered with most major insurance companies. For more information, visit DispatchHealth.com.