ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- StayWell Health Management announced today the appointment of health care industry leaders to its newly formed advisory panel, which will work with the executive team on strategic planning and product direction. StayWell will leverage the advisors' industry knowledge and clinical experience to advance its behavior change portfolio and ensure the company maintains market-leading population health management solutions.
The panel includes highly respected professionals from clinical and non-clinical backgrounds who will provide valuable perspective to ensure StayWell continues to be a leader for effective behavior change. Newly appointed panel members include:
- David D. Gregg, M.D. – Chief Medical Officer, StayWell Health Management. Dr. Gregg holds a medical degree from the University of Minnesota School of Medicine and a bachelor's degree from Harvard. He is board certified in internal medicine and licensed in both Minnesota and Wisconsin. He practiced internal and occupational medicine in the Allina Health Systems and HealthPartners, and was an associate clinical professor at the University of Minnesota School of Medicine. Dr. Gregg's experience also includes past leadership positions with Mercer and HealthPartners.
- Rajni Aneja, M.D., MBA, CPE – Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Advisor, Quantum Health. Dr. Aneja is a certified physician executive with specialty training in family practice. She earned her medical degree from Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo., and her physician executive MBA from the University of Massachusetts. Dr. Aneja's experience includes past leadership positions with Joslin Diabetes Center, WebMD Health Services, and OptumHealth.
- Christopher L. Vojta, M.D. – Managing Partner, Vojta & Associates. Dr. Vojta graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Medical School and Wharton School of Business, and holds a master's degree in clinical epidemiology from the University of Pennsylvania Medical School. He is board certified in geriatrics. Dr. Vojta's experience includes past leadership positions with Ingenix (now OptumInsight), Wyeth, Deloitte, UnitedHealth Group and CIGNA.
"As a company that has built its success around research and best practices, the idea of an external advisory panel is a natural progression in our development," said Andy Corbin, President, StayWell. "The panel will provide objective and educated guidance on how we deliver programs to employers, the value we bring to the industry, and how we can continue to play a leadership role in key health reform initiatives that will shape the future of health care. We're confident that Drs. Gregg, Aneja and Vojta will provide the level of insight and thought leadership to take StayWell to the next level."
StayWell Health Management, LLC, is a population health management company that pairs the science of behavior change with the art of program delivery to help organizations improve employee health and wellness, increase productivity, and decrease health care costs. StayWell's proven approach yields three key outcomes that strengthen cultures of health — organizational alignment, social connection, and personal change. Founded in 1978, StayWell is a subsidiary of MediMedia, USA, headquartered in St. Paul. StayWell programs receive top industry honors, including the C. Everett Koop National Health Award, NBGH Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles Award, and WELCOA Well Workplace Awards for health management programs. To learn more about the company, visit www.staywell.com or follow the company at twitter.com/staywelltweets.
Barbara Tabor, APR
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