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ValueHealth Hires New COO

John Gresham, ValueHealth COO

ValueHealth President Don Bisbee has announced the hiring of John Gresham as Chief Operating Officer of ValueHealth, a nationally recognized digital healthcare services company with a tech-enabled surgical platform.

Gresham will focus on the expansion of ValueHealth’s consumer strategies along with scaling the company’s clinical, financial and technology operations across ValueHealth’s Provider Network. Gresham brings over 20 years of healthcare IT experience, creating new business innovations, scaled operations and improved clinical outcomes for major health systems. He will bring immediate impact to ValueHealth’s growth plan initiatives.

ValueHealth provides health systems, provider groups and employers a state-of-the-art surgical platform to deliver value-based care and accelerate the surgical road forward post-COVID-19, expanding safe capacity for urgent and non-urgent surgery. ValueHealth’s digital surgical platform is currently integrated into over 46 systems. Along with patient steerage, payor bundles, and warranty contracts, the platform empowers ValueHealth’s nationally recognized Ambulatory Centers of Excellence (ACE) program, which designates ambulatory surgery centers that not only exceed national accrediting standards, but also meet ValueHealth’s stricter clinical, quality, and financial measures.

“I am excited to have John join the ValueHealth team to help us capitalize on the exponential growth in the digital health services market. His experience in value-based care, digital consumer engagement, data interoperability and platform innovation make him an excellent addition to the leadership team,” said Bisbee. “His unique and proven track record of creating innovative business models, solutions and enterprise partnerships will be key as we continue to expand our surgical platform to our consumer, employer and payor channels.”

Gresham comes to ValueHealth from Cerner Corporation, where he held several senior executive roles for the company launching dozens of first-of-a-kind enterprise partnerships and innovative growth solutions over his 21-year career.




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