Health Care Industry Veteran Joins WellRight During Period of Continued Expansion, Partnership, and External Recognition
CHICAGO, August 02, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WellRight, provider of the nation’s most holistic comprehensive corporate well-being platform, has appointed Neepa Patel as Chief Executive Officer. With 25 years of experience working with innovative and fast-growing health care companies, Ms. Patel will be leading WellRight’s continued expansion and evolution in the corporate well-being industry.
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Prior to joining WellRight, Ms. Patel served as the Chief Customer Officer for surgical cost management solution provider IPG. Ms. Patel has also held senior leadership roles with Evolent Health, AIM Specialty Management and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.
"Neepa’s experience across the health care industry will be a valuable asset to WellRight and its customers. We are thrilled to have her lead the company at this exciting time," said Bill Wolf, Managing Partner of Method Capital and a member of the WellRight Board of Directors. "Her success responding, executing, and succeeding in rapidly changing environments makes her the ideal fit to guide WellRight as it responds to the market’s increasing demand for customizable, complete employee well-being programs."
Ms. Patel joins WellRight at a time of exceptional momentum:
WellRight’s platform usage has increased 72% since the start of the pandemic.
The company has recently signed contracts with several health care and employer clients, including national integrated delivery network Mercy, national insurer True Health New Mexico, and Indiana health care system, IU Health.
Existing WellRight customers have earned recognition for their wellness program efforts. The North Kansas City Hospital earned a Platinum certification – the highest possible honor – from the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, while Crain’s Chicago Business and Cigna named V3 Companies one of Illinois’ Healthiest Employers for 2020.
"The past two years have been a critical time for showing the value of digital preventive care and well-being solutions," Ms. Patel said. "WellRight has provided functional, flexible, and easy-to-use well-being resources for our customers, enabling them to support their employees, members, and their families during the pandemic. I’m honored to lead WellRight and collaborate with our customers to get people safely back to work, back to well visits, and back to well-being."
WellRight delivers complete wellness programs, addressing key dimensions of holistic health. Every aspect of the program has been designed to make well-being a lasting habit and includes variety and flexibility of customizable group and personal wellness challenges, a comprehensive Health Assessment, coaching, clear progress bars to track results, and fun and customizable reward structures to build and maintain motivation and engagement. Learn more at wellright.com.
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Kathleen Sewall, WellRight