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Discovery Welcomes Andrew Blackmon as New Chief Revenue Officer

Discovery Health Andrew Blackmon

Itasca, IL —Discovery Health Partners announced on July 18, 2018 that Andrew Blackmon has joined the company as its new Chief Revenue Officer.

As Discovery’s CRO, Andrew is responsible for cultivating successful, long-term relationships with US healthcare payers and helping to solve their challenges around revenue optimization, payment integrity and complying with regulatory changes.

Throughout his career of over 20 years, Andrew has developed a passion for leveraging technology-centric solutions that improve healthcare administration and transform the healthcare ecosystem. He comes to Discovery from xG Health Solutions, a spin-out of Geisinger Health, where he served as Chief, Sales and Business Development. Prior to xG, Andrew led the Population Health and Risk Management sales team at McKesson via its acquisition of MedVentive.

“We are very excited to welcome Andrew to the team,” Jason Brown, Discovery CEO, commented. “His vision for how technology-powered solutions can improve the healthcare payer space is very well aligned with Discovery’s overall mission.”

“Andrew brings tremendous industry knowledge and a track record of building superior relationships with prospects and clients,” added Steve Unterberger, Managing Director at Carrick Capital Partners and a member of Discovery’s Board. “We have the highest confidence that Andrew will play a key role in Discovery’s continued growth and in enhancing our value to clients with our continually expanding solution portfolio.”

About Discovery Health Partners

Discovery Health Partners’ mission is to deliver unique, actionable analytic insights and technology-powered solutions to help healthcare payers improve payment integrity, increase revenue optimization, and maximize efficiencies with government programs. For more information, go to DiscoveryHealthPartners.com.

Discovery Media Contact:

Mary Dalton
Discovery Health Partners
224.214.4429
mdalton@discoveryhealthpartners.com

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