MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Livongo Health, the leading consumer digital health company focused on improving care for chronic conditions, announced today that Michael Sturmer has joined the company as its Senior Vice President of Health Services Segment.
Sturmer will be responsible for developing relationships and expanding services and business strategies with the country's leading health plans, payers, and risk-based organizations. He joins at a time when the company already has strong momentum in this channel for its Livongo for Diabetes program.
"Michael brings more than 15 years of operating and strategic experience in the health plan world to our executive team," said Glen Tullman, Chief Executive Officer of Livongo. "His background and unique perspective will help us further accelerate our relationships, product development, and the clinical and financial value we can provide to this segment."
Sturmer joins Livongo after a successful career with Cigna, where he held a variety of leadership positions, including roles in Consumer Health Engagement, Analytics, Technology, and National Accounts. Most recently, he was the Chief Operating Officer for the New York/New Jersey Health Plan, where he focused on driving the transformation from volume-based to value-based care across key stakeholders, including employers, health plans, health care systems, and providers.
"I'm passionate about changing the way we deliver healthcare today and in the future. I've seen enough to know that the alignment of advanced technology, consumers, and connected partners can help us create better experiences and engagement," said Sturmer. "Livongo is a great example, combining high tech and high touch to deliver a new kind of health consumer empowerment that can make a real difference for people and payers."
About Livongo Health
Livongo is the leading consumer digital health company that empowers people with chronic conditions to live a better life. We have developed a completely new approach for diabetes management that combines the latest technology with coaching. By offering the right information, tools, and support, at the right time, we provide our members with real-time, personalized insights and support to make diabetes management easier. Our approach is leading to better financial and clinical outcomes while also creating a better experience for people with diabetes and their care team of family, friends, and medical professionals. For more information visit: www.livongo.com.
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