CARY, N.C., July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Orthus Health, a company committed to minimizing the life consequences and costs of chronic disease, announced the addition of Robert E. Watson, formerly President of NANTHealth, Inc. and President and CEO Streamline Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: STRM) and Jeff Surges, President and CEO of Connecture, Inc. (Nasdaq: CNXR), to its board of directors.
"Orthus Health delivers innovative solutions, helping individuals, their employers, and the health systems that support them, to lessen the negative impact of chronic illness on their quality of life and their pocketbooks," offered Bob Watson, upon his announcement to join the Orthus Health board as Chairman. "I am thrilled to have this opportunity to work with Jeff Surges and the management team being assembled."
In his role as Chairman, Mr. Watson will provide strategic guidance to the board and to Chris Caramanico, Orthus Health President & CEO, and his management team. Mr. Surges joins as a Director, supporting the board and the Orthus Health team by extending his prior roles as Chairman of Strategic Health Services, coupled with his current operating role as President and CEO of Connecture Inc., a healthcare market leader in benefits enrollment & engagement solutions, affording millions the opportunity to compare, select, enroll, and engage in their health coverage.
"We are pleased to have these two seasoned executives as advisors to our company," adds Chris Caramanico, President & CEO of Orthus Health. "We are pioneering new tools to establish new cultures of wellbeing for the employers and health systems we serve. Bob and Jeff's insights will be invaluable to us as we grow."
About Orthus Health: Orthus Health offers Performance-based Services and Healthcare Metrics & Insights, to minimize the life consequences and costs of chronic disease. Orthus Health exposes avoidable health risks and measures the effectiveness of interventions designed to support those at risk. Metrics & Insights leverage evidence-based analytical tools and population-specific data, helping employers, health systems, and benefits consultants objectively know if their investment in employee health is paying off. Services include clinical oversight programs, claims analytics, employee communications, and a comprehensive wellness solution. Metrics & Insights and Performance-based Services are available together or as stand-alone offerings. Visit www.orthushealth.com.
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