ST. LOUIS — Lumeris, a pioneer in population health management solutions headquartered in St. Louis, welcomes three new hires to its team as the company experiences considerable growth. The team members bring expertise that will continue to advance Lumeris as a leader in the emerging market for population health management.
Dr. Paul Kaplan, of Jacksonville, Florida, joins Lumeris’ team as medical director. He will support Lumeris’ sales and marketing team, as well as provide consultation on clinical programs and participate in product development. Kaplan brings nearly 30 years of healthcare experience in providing clinical and administrative oversight. His depth of expertise includes creating accountable care organizations, risk share arrangements, healthcare informatics, and hospital and physician quality improvement.
Dr. Michael Neill, of New Orleans, Louisiana, has been hired as medical director for Lumeris. With his clinical and population health management experience, Neill will help Lumeris take healthcare organizations through the journey to becoming population health services organizations (PHSOs) and transforming the healthcare industry. Neill is an established healthcare executive with nearly 30 years of clinical and administrative experience in large and integrated healthcare delivery systems, as well as small and rural hospital and clinic settings.
Brian LeDuc, of St. Louis, has been appointed to the role of senior vice president of Technology & Development. LeDuc brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Lumeris in large-scale organization and technology management. In this position, LeDuc will efficiently and effectively leverage all of the company’s technology resources to help achieve its continued mission of improving healthcare.
‘‘We are pleased to welcome these three new employees—who share our passion for improving the U.S. healthcare delivery system—to our team,” said Michael Long, chairman and CEO of Lumeris. “Our company continues to experience incredible growth as we establish ourselves as the leader in the emerging market for population health management. Our strategy demands rapid and continuous deployment of technological advances in big data and workflow to provide extraordinary improvements in provider and consumer engagement and effective, efficient coordination of care.”
Lumeris is a pioneer in population health management solutions. Through our operations, technology and consulting services, we enable healthcare organizations to successfully make the journey from volume- to value-based care. We help health systems create population health services organizations and define populations for risk. We empower providers and their accountable care teams with process improvement strategies, technology tools and clinical workflows to manage their patients and populations effectively. We work collaboratively with payers to ensure the right contracts, measures and incentives are in place to influence physician behavior and drive quality, cost and utilization performance. The depth and breadth of Lumeris’ solutions—combined with its decade of experience in value-based care—make the company an ideal partner for any healthcare organization seeking to transform its business and care-delivery model and remarkably improve its clinical and financial outcomes.