NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Virtual Health, the pioneering provider of next generation health care technology for value-based care, today announced the appointment of Sue Powers as senior vice president of sales. In this role, Powers assumes responsibility for promoting the development of the sales team and spearheading the company's rapid expansion.
"Virtual Health is experiencing explosive growth, with recent backing from Edison Partners and new partnership plans in the works. Adding Sue to our executive cadre is a crucial next step in continuing to scale the company. This is the first of a number of key hires we will be making to ramp up our sales team," said Don Yish, executive vice president of sales at Virtual Health. "Having previously worked with Sue, I have witnessed first-hand her unique ability to build a customer-centric organization and create a high-performance culture."
Powers will take the dual responsibilities of developing and mentoring Virtual Health's sales staff and tapping into her extensive experience with value-based care to identify new business opportunities for the company's groundbreaking technology platform. Additionally, Powers' keen business acumen will enable her to provide critical strategic counsel to the executive team. Powers looks forward to fostering customer engagement by leveraging her strong health care operations and technology background, knowledge in market research and skills in building strong client relationships.
"I am pleased to start the next chapter of my career with such an innovative and disruptive company in the health care space," said Powers. "The Virtual Health team has a true passion for improving health care delivery and helping customers realize tangible results in terms of both outcomes and cost savings. I look forward to helping bring the company's valuable technology to the customers and populations who can most benefit from its adoption."
Powers brings 24 years of experience in sales and 14 years of experience in health care operations. She previously held sales and management positions at Array Health, Edifecs, Quovadx, Vitria Technology, and Loudcloud.
About Virtual Health Virtual Health is the first true population health management platform; an end-to-end ecosystem, purpose built for the transition to value-based care. Virtual Health offers a vast range of functionalities, including interdisciplinary clinical workflows, electronic health record aggregation, behavioral health management, broad spectrum telehealth, care team collaboration, real-time and predictive analytics, quality metrics, patient engagement and customizable reporting. Virtual Health empowers health plans, managed care organizations, government agencies, and accountable care organizations to provide patients with a better quality of life and enhanced outcomes while maximizing efficiency, improving transparency and lowering costs. For more information, visit www.virtualhealth.com.