Indianapolis-based Healthx has named Sal Gentile chief executive officer. He most recently served as president of the large payer market division for Colorado-based The TriZetto Group Inc. Gentile succeeds Mark Manning, who was announced as CEO earlier this year. December 1, 2014
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Healthx, the leading platform used by healthcare payers to power their digital strategies, announced that its board of directors named Sal Gentile as the company's new chief executive officer, effective today.
Mr. Gentile most recently held the position of President, Large Payer Market at The TriZetto Group, Inc. Since 2011, he has led the sales and client-service teams focused on Blue Cross Blue Shield plans of all types, sizes and geographies, and he has grown the revenue of the business unit to over $500 million. For nine years at the TriZetto Group, he held multiple executive sales positions which included vice president of regional sales, senior vice president of national market sales and president of Blue Cross Blue Shield market. Previously, he was vice president of sales for Diogenes, a middleware software company, and held leadership roles at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center of New York City and at IBM's Healthcare Business Unit.
“As Healthx opens a new chapter, the Healthx Board of Directors are confident that Mr. Gentile is the right person to lead the company going forward,” said Frontier Capital Operating Partner and Interim Healthx CEO, Tony Prince. “He has a proven ability to create strategic clarity, drive product innovation and deliver results. We believe that his passion for healthcare IT will ensure that Healthx continues to have a positive impact for our clients and the overall healthcare market.”
As CEO, Mr. Gentile will continue to support Healthx clients as well as ensure that Healthx maintains its position as the market-leading digital engagement platform.
“I am honored to have the opportunity to lead Healthx as we become the payer platform of choice to drive digital engagement strategies,” said Mr. Gentile. “We will continue to focus on helping our clients as they work to engage their members with their provider networks in this ever changing consumer-oriented healthcare market.”
Healthx is the leading platform used by healthcare payers and provider organizations to power their digital strategies. Founded in 1998, Healthx leverages its industry knowledge, influence and relationships to deliver customized solutions to payers that are looking for a differentiator in the healthcare space. Fueled by innovation, Healthx is one of the first healthcare technology companies to offer a cloud-based platform for member engagement and provider collaboration resulting in 16 million logins annually. Today, over 150 healthcare payers across the U.S. rely on Healthx solutions to drive greater ROI for their business. Healthx is powered by healthcare and technology experts that are passionate about member and provider engagement.