First U.S. Government CIO and Former Salesforce Executive Will Oversee Growth, Operations and Product Innovation for the $5 Billion Health Intelligence Company
CHICAGO – July 25, 2017 – Outcome Health, which serves actionable health intelligence at the moment of care to improve patient outcomes, announced today that Vivek Kundra has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer. Kundra joined Outcome Health in January of 2017 as Executive Vice President, Provider Solutions, where he led the teams and go-to-market strategy that deliver growth and innovation across Outcome Health’s membership of 41,000 practices, hospitals and health systems. In his expanded role, Kundra will also lead Revenue, Product and Operations.
“Vivek is an exceptional growth leader with a unique skillset to drive large-scale technology transformation and revenue growth for the business,” said Rishi Shah, CEO of Outcome Health. “As we scale to 70% of all physician practices with our platform, Vivek’s leadership will deepen our commitment to customers at the core of our strategy and align operational investments during this period of rapid growth.”
Kundra has a proven track record of aligning multiple stakeholders to bring clarity, cohesion and success to both the private and the public sector, having led complex organizations in each.
“I joined Outcome Health for the mission to improve health outcomes for people in critical moments of care,” said Kundra. “This new role allows our organization to listen more deeply to our customers, innovate more rapidly, and transform the healthcare industry in partnership with all stakeholders. For any business at this stage, internal and external alignment is critical to drive successful execution and business impact for all our partners.”
Before joining Outcome Health, Kundra served as Executive Vice President at Salesforce, where he led international growth and the go-to-market strategy across industries, including Healthcare, Financial Services, Retail, Communications, Public Sector and Automotive. Prior to this, Kundra served as the first CIO of the United States during the Obama administration, managing more than $80 billion in technology investments. He is credited with adopting game-changing cloud computing technologies, strengthening the cybersecurity posture of the nation and launching an open government movement.
About Outcome Health
Outcome Health’s mission is to activate the best health outcome possible for every person in the world through technologies that change behavior to positively shape the human condition. The company serves health information and health intelligence during critical moments of care to enable patients and physicians to make the best healthcare decision possible. The company, founded in 2006 by Rishi Shah and Shradha Agarwal, partners with 231,000 healthcare providers nationwide to impact 585 million patient visits annually.
Outcome Health has offices in Chicago and New York City, employing more than 600 people, and partners with large healthcare systems, private physician practices, medical associations, global life sciences companies as well as pharmacies and payers.
To learn more about Outcome Health’s solutions and impact, visit http://www.outcomehealth.com/outcomes.
Philip de Guzman