SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Launchpad Digital Health, the leading U.S. seed investor and mentor in digital health, continues to expand its team of stellar advisors, which can be found at www.launchpdh.com. The latest addition is Mark J. Morgan, former President of Anthem Blue Cross - California.
Mark Morgan has extensive industry expertise as a healthcare senior executive. For over 20 years, Mark has been in an increasing level of positions as a senior executive with Health Net of California, Blue Shield of California, Anthem Blue Cross, and culminating in his position as President of Anthem Blue Cross in California through 2015. From 2015-2017, he was a senior executive with Amgen, working with healthcare payers, pharmacy benefit managers and providers. "The digital health sector will thrive as payers scale programs broadly and design reimbursement for solutions that have proven to work," said Morgan. "Having been exposed to Launchpad Digital Health over the past year as a fellow board member of Limelight Health, I am excited to continue this effort with other Launchpad Digital Health portfolio companies. It is positioned to continue to build meaningful and successful businesses as a leader in the digital health sector."
Fred Toney, CEO of Launchpad Digital Health added, "Mark brings a level of sophistication with healthcare payers and providers that is unique and very difficult to find. His extensive experience has been impactful for Limelight Health, and I expect that same level of impact on other companies in the near future. We are delighted he is more deeply involved here now."
About Launchpad Digital Health
Launchpad Digital Health is the leading U.S. seed fund and mentor in digital health, leading seed rounds. Its next generation immersion includes: more capital, more time and more intensity for its companies and their founders. Located in San Francisco, it has 27 portfolio company investments to date. The founders of Launchpad Digital Health have funded and operated companies for the past two decades. Launchpad Digital Health – Ground Zero extends this ecosystem to companies that, with more intensive time and effort over the one-month immersion program, can ready themselves for institutional seed level funding.
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