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Apr 23, 2015 8:12 EDT

Vheda Health OneFund, LLC: Mobile interventions that save health plans $15,000 per hospitalization

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 23, 2015

Vheda Health OneFund, LLC

Mobile interventions that save health plans $15,000 per hospitalization.

Elevator Pitch

Vheda Health’s clinically-validated mobile interventions save Medicaid health plans and self-funded employers $15,000 per prevented hospitalization by giving patients attention.

Executive Summary

Vheda Health OneFund, LLC is an Early-stage service in the B2B industry. The company already has revenue, users, paying customers, clients, strategic partners, and purchase agreements. The founders have been through the Startup Health accelerator.

2014 ‘Best Startup in Maryland’ by Startup Maryland.

Co-founders were early members of a data analytics startup that was purchased by WellPoint, the second largest health insurance company in the US, for $200M.

Team has 45 years of product development expertise in disease management and data analytics from WellPoint, Deloitte, Gesinger, and The Advisory Board Company.

Startup Health and The Iron Yard portfolio companies.

Deal term information: Investors from Onevest will purchase membership interests in Vheda Health OneFund, LLC a Delaware registered limited liability company. Vheda Health OneFund, LLC is a special purpose vehicle (SPV) managed by NeWAY Advisers. The SPV will purchase interests in Vheda’s Convertible Promissory Note. Investors in this offering will not be shareholders in Vheda, Inc. directly.

Shameet Luhar

Co-Founder & CEO
Highlights: Developed health plan products touching 33 million lives, led development of health record system for health insurer
10+ years health insurance experience, including positions at WellPoint, Optimity Advisors, and Deloitte

M.S. Medical Informatics, Northwestern University

Philip Rub

Co-Founder & President
Highlights: Software engineer background + mba, financial modeling
Lead software engineer for data analytics startup purchased by WellPoint
ROI analysis for products touching 33 million lives

MBA, University of Maryland – College Park


Jerome Aya-Ay, MD

Chief Medical Officer
Highlights: Clinical practice experience in family medicine
10+ years experience as practicing clinician

Joe Spurrier

Director of IT
Highlights: Led infrastructure mgmt for two venture backed startups, expert knowledge of hipaa
7+ years healthcare focused infrastructure design and management at WellPoint and Gesinger Health System

Katy Shipley

Director of Market Expansion
Highlights: Technical acumen of healthcare sales process
6 years experience as health IT sales executive for the Advisory Board Company

Ameet Luhar

Digital Marketing Strategist
Highlights: Search engine optimization
Completed 3-month apprenticeship with WebMechanix, leading digital marketing/SEO business

Cheri Smith

Health Coach
Highlights: Health coaching patients with chronic disease, acumen for drafting medically-driven papers
7+ years combined experience as health coach and certified medical writer

Beth Frye

Health Coach
Highlights: Empathy necessary for coaching patients with chronic disease
10+ years experience as a chronic disease health coach for leading organizations, including Kaiser Permanente

Darren Schulte, MD

CEO, Apixio
Highlights: Entrepreneurial and startup operations experience, clinical and data analytics expertise
15+ years business and clinical experience
Stanford-trained physician
Harvard MPH
Former VP Disease Management at Alere
Former VP Clinical Strategy at Resolution Health (same data analytics startup co-founders were a part of that was purchased by WellPoint)

Lisa Beth Ferstenberg, MD

CMO, Sequella Inc
Highlights: Clinical efficacy of technology implementations
15+ years clinical experience

Karin Lindgren, JD

SVP and General Counsel, Availity Inc
Highlights: Hipaa compliance expert
20+ years healthcare IT compliance attorney
C-level executive at Availity, national health IT provider to 23 Blue Cross plans

Marc Gottschalk, JD

Partner, Sidley Austin LLP
Highlights: Silicon valley vc relationships, startup operations expertise
20+ years experience as operations attorney

Stewart Gold

Former President, BCBS PA
Highlights: Entrepreneurial expertise building 4 companies (2 ipo), startup operations and capitalization, c-level executive experience at blue cross health plan
30+ years building startups, including 2 IPO (both in disease management)
Former President of Western Blue Cross Blue Shield of PA

Cathrin Stickney

Former VP, Cigna Healthcare
Highlights: Startup operations expertise, business connections into target customers
15+ years as health insurance executive
Contact Information:

Shameet Luhar
Philip Rub
Jerome Aya-Ay, MD
Joe Spurrier
Katy Shipley
Ameet Luhar
Cheri Smith
Beth Frye

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