Vida Health Adds Tech and Healthcare Leaders to Board of Directors

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As the company continues to see rapid growth, Vida Health appoints veteran tech and health leaders Skip Battle and Dr. Harlan Levine to its board of directors.

SAN FRANCISCO, November 30, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vida Health, a leader in virtual chronic care, announced new additions to its board of directors with veteran Silicon Valley executive George "Skip" Battle and Harlan Levine, MD, President at City of Hope, and a former Chief Clinical Officer of Optum/UnitedHealth Group and EVP of Anthem Inc.

"I’m thrilled to have Skip and Dr. Levine join Vida’s board during this exciting time," said Vida Health Founder and CEO Stephanie Tilenius. "Skip is legendary in Silicon Valley for his leadership and insight, and we’re excited to continue to learn from his experience. Dr. Levine has a wealth of clinical experience not only from being a practicing MD but also from his time leading strategy and growth for organizations like Anthem, UnitedHealth, and City of Hope."

A veteran Silicon Valley leader, Battle has also served on the board for several high-profile companies including Netflix, LinkedIn, Expedia, OpenTable, FICO, and Workday. He was also a longtime senior fellow at the Aspen Institute.

Dr. Levine is the president of strategy and business ventures for City of Hope Medical Foundation and has more than 15 years of experience providing clinical health management, payer strategies, and program implementation support to organizations of all sizes. He has served in leadership roles for UnitedHealth Group, Willis Towers Watson, and Anthem Inc. He currently serves as a board member for Active Life Scientific, and BioScienceLA.

Vida has full-stack virtual healthcare solutions for chronic mental and physical health conditions in both English and Spanish and serves members in all 50 states. Vida’s clients include employers like Boeing, Visa, Cisco, and eBay, along with some of the country’s largest health plans like Centene, Humana, and Blue Cross Blue Shield plans. Vida has proven clinical outcomes across a range of conditions, including diabetes, depression, hypertension, anxiety, and weight loss. In October 2021, Vida became the first virtual chronic care solution to guarantee outcomes through a value-based pricing structure that puts 100% of Vida’s fees at risk for both mental and physical chronic outcomes.

About Vida Health

Vida Health is a virtual care company intentionally designed to treat mental and physical conditions together. Vida’s clinically validated approach combines an AI-powered, personalized mobile app experience with a national network of high-quality providers who work in a high-touch, care team model that maximizes engagement, outcomes and savings. Vida’s app offers video sessions, asynchronous messaging, and digital content and programs to help people prevent, manage, and reverse chronic conditions — like diabetes and hypertension — and the mental conditions that accompany them — like stress, depression, and anxiety. Some of America’s largest employers and health plans trust Vida’s whole health offering. Learn more at

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