(Tampa, FL) – Kidney population health management company Healthmap Solutions (Healthmap) has named Eli Wahesh its new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Filling the COO position with someone of Mr. Wahesh’s caliber supports Healthmap’s Strategic Growth Initiative as the company continues to serve more health plans, health systems, Accountable Care Organizations, and their members across the U.S.
“With Eli’s experience and leadership, we can continue to scale and optimize the delivery of our Kidney Health Management program and build on all the great work achieved by our team to date,” said Eric Reimer, Healthmap CEO. “Eli has the perfect background to help ensure that Healthmap stays ahead of the industry, now and in the future, by continually delivering our leading-edge kidney population health management strategy.”
Mr. Wahesh is a senior healthcare executive with over 25 years of operational leadership experience. Prior to joining Healthmap, he was COO of CareMetx, a company providing patient support services for specialty drugs on behalf of pharmaceutical manufacturers and provider organizations. Before that, he served as Executive Vice President of Operations for eviCore healthcare (an Evernorth/Cigna company), where he helped grow the business to over 100 million members in more than 90 health plans across the U.S. He has led contact centers, clinical organizations, product operations, claims operations, systems integration, network management, client services, and account management.
“Healthmap’s data-driven approach to improving healthcare and its strong core values led me to join this fast-growing and successful organization,” Mr. Wahesh said. “Healthmap is results-driven, innovative, collaborative, empathetic, and diverse. As a team, they live these values in how they support their partners and members, and I am thrilled to be joining them in their mission to improve care for patients with kidney disease.”
Mr. Wahesh is also a military veteran, having served for more than a decade with the 75th Ranger Regiment and 82nd Airborne Division. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the Virginia Military Institute and an MBA from Duke University.
Healthmap Solutions is an NCQA-accredited kidney population health management company serving health plans, health systems, accountable care organizations, and provider groups seeking a value-based solution to improve the lives of Americans living with chronic kidney disease. Using its advanced predictive analytics technology and clinical expertise, Healthmap provides early kidney disease identification and recommends clinically proven interventions to delay or slow disease progression. Healthmap Care Navigation teams work with patients and the full spectrum of providers to deliver personalized whole-person care. Healthmap’s approach is to proactively plan care transitions and optimize renal replacement therapy, with a focus on in-home dialysis treatment and transplant. This approach improves care, outcomes, and patient experience while lowering total medical costs for health plans and provider groups.