PLANO, TX, December 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — ZeOmega®– the healthcare industry’s leading population health management organization – announced today that it has appointed a health plan industry veteran Andy Arend to its management team as Chief Growth Officer (CGO). In the new role, Arends will lead the company’s efforts to help payer and provider organizations adopt sophisticated population health analytics technology to accelerate success within population-based payment models. value and improve the quality, efficiency and member/patient experience.
Arends has been a leader and innovator in healthcare information technology solutions for payers and providers for more than two decades, holding leadership positions in a number of industry-leading organizations including NTT, Dell, McKesson, Kaiser-Permanente and Deloitte. Most recently, in his role as Vice President and Solutions Leader for the Health Plans Industry at NTT, Arends led multidisciplinary teams of experts in technology, clinical care, compliance and business operations to develop and deploy solutions in a wide range of areas, including data analytics, automation, member/patient experience, AI, and value-based care.
“Working with a leader like ZeOmega represents a tremendous opportunity to continue helping health plans and health systems grow and scale their businesses,” said Arends. “I am excited to bring ZeOmega’s powerful solutions to healthcare organizations and support them in their pursuit of their higher purpose of helping people and their caregivers – in and out of the medical professions – achieve their goals. while providing the highest standards of quality and experience transitioning to value-based care.
Arends also said a key driver of his move to ZeOmega was the company’s top score of 82.7 in KLAS Research’s Payer Care Management 2021 report.
“Andy is a true industry leader, whose work with MCOs and influential role in industry organizations has had a real impact in transforming the technology-driven healthcare landscape,” said Sam Rangaswamy, founder and CEO of ZeOmega. “Our clients and prospects are eager to meet Andy and benefit from his wisdom and experience as they work to transform their organizations for this new era of value-based healthcare.”
ZeOmega empowers health plans and other at-risk organizations with industry-leading technology to simplify population health management. Customers using the ZeOmega Health Cloud benefit from superior workflow and proven results thanks to exceptional integration capabilities, unparalleled clinical content and a powerful rules engine. With deep domain expertise and a comprehensive understanding of population health challenges, ZeOmega serves as a true partner for customers with customized deployment and delivery models. By consistently exceeding customer expectations and project benchmarks, ZeOmega has earned a reputation for being proactive, reliable and dedicated to improving the health of the 36 million lives it serves. Founded in 2001, ZeOmega is a privately held company headquartered in Map, TX. Visit the ZeOmega website at www.zeomega.com.