Former WebMD President Brings Deep Healthcare and Business Experience to ALLYNE
ALPHARETTA, GA – ALLYNE Health, Inc. (ALLYNE), an innovative platform that improves supply chain efficiencies in the healthcare delivery ecosystem, is pleased to announce the appointment of Blake Whitney to its Advisory Board. He is an active investor and advisor in the IT-enabled healthcare services arena. ALLYNE’s Advisory Board is comprised of well-respected, senior healthcare and business community members who provide ALLYNE management strategic guidance.
Announcing the new appointment, Dr. Carl Noback, Chief Medical Officer of ALLYNE said, “We are excited to have such a respected, influential and experienced individual such as Mr. Whitney join our Advisory Board. His skill set as a leader in the Healthcare field and his specific expertise in guiding corporate growth will be of immense value to ALLYNE Health as we execute our strategy. Mr. Whitney will help ALLYNE Health fulfill its promise to implement quantitative improvements in healthcare delivery by allowing physicians to practice medicine for the benefit of both the patient and healthcare systems.”
Blake Whitney commented, “In today’s health care environment, Physicians and Practices remain focused on patient care, but face pressures from increased operating costs and declining reimbursements. With a first-class management team, ALLYNE has developed a unique platform that will help Physicians improve patient care and optimize revenue. I am pleased to join ALLYNE’s Advisory Board and look forward to guiding the company as it pursues its mission.”
Mr. Whitney was on the founding team and first president of WebMD (NASDAQ: WBMD) where he led the health information transformation from the bookshelf to the computer desktop. He was also the co-founder, CEO and Chairman of MDdatacor, a healthcare informatics company, acquired by SPH Analytics. Previously, Mr. Whitney was the President of Quality Diagnostic Services, Inc. (QDS), an outpatient medical data reporting platform acquired by Matria, now Alere (NYSE: ALR). Prior to QDS, Blake was the founder and president of MedStar Inc., a cardiovascular products distribution company acquired by Guidant, now Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX). Mr. Whitney is a graduate of the University of Iowa.
For more information on Mr. Whitney’s background, please visit http://www.allynehealth.com/board-of-advisors.
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About ALLYNE Health, Inc.
ALLYNE Health is dedicated to improving supply chain efficiencies in the healthcare delivery ecosystem. Through our proprietary platform, ALLYNE drives time savings, cost savings, and higher profitability, enabling improved healthcare. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, ALLYNE Health works directly with Physicians, Practices, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Vendors and Service Providers across the United States. For more information, please visit www.allynehealth.com or call 770-212-3771 or 855-5ALLYNE.