(Laguna Beach, CA June 18, 2021) Me+U CARE welcomes Brian M. White, most recently the President of the Atlantic Group for Bon Secours Mercy Health as its new Chief Executive Officer. It is also pleased to recognize two members serving on its Board: Leslie Margolin, the former President of Anthem CA and national COO of Kaiser and Dr. Jeffrey Rideout, the President of the Integrated Healthcare Association and former CMO of Cisco. Together these leaders bring Me+U CARE a powerful new ability to help transform healthcare by connecting health systems, providers, payers, retail pharmacies and consumers for better outcomes and reduced costs.
Brian M. White, CEO
joined Me+U CARE in January 2021 after leading hospitals and health systems nationally. Previously he served as President of the Atlantic Group for the newly formed Catholic health system merger, Bon Secours Mercy Health. He brings 20 years of executive leadership spanning the healthcare continuum (acute care, post-acute care, hospice, home care, ambulatory centers, and physician enterprises).
“I believe our responsibility as healthcare leaders is to improve patient care and help patients live healthier lives. Despite best efforts, challenges exist with interconnectivity between data systems, providers, families, and caregivers that adversely affect health. After first-hand experience as a patient myself, I know it is time to champion change and decided to join Me+U CARE to do just that,” says Brian.
serves on the Board having spent over 25-years as a healthcare leader including as the President of Anthem Blue Cross in California, President of Cigna Healthcare CA, and National COO of Kaiser Permanente – all positions where she led efforts that delivered significantly improved health outcomes, as well as better patient, caregiver and provider experiences. Leslie oversaw integrated delivery systems spanning hospitals and clinics nationwide and was also responsible for health plan, insurance and care delivery operations. Leslie is a passionate, internationally recognized force for system partnerships, behavioral health and digital care.
Jeffrey Rideout, MD
serves on the Board while being the President and CEO of the Integrated Healthcare Association for healthcare quality improvement and accountability covering 10 million members. In addition, Dr. Rideout is a Director of Amedisys and an advisor to Bain Capital. Dr. Rideout previously served as Cisco’s Chief Medical Officer, and as the CMO of Blue Shield of CA. He holds academic appointments with Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley focused on investing and digital health.
Me+U CARE’s Founder, Kendall Lockhart
is the former worldwide head of product development for the Walt Disney Company’s Interactive Media Division. Real-life healthcare experiences convinced Kendall to take his Disney expertise on how to connect people using digital technology and use it to help people build relationships that transform healthcare.
Kendall states, “Me+U CARE is about stepping into the confusion, fear and disconnection of healthcare today – and building the safe, trusted, human relationships that enable a more effective way to change behavior, reduce costs, and improve our lives. It is an absolute honor to be joined on this mission by such amazing, experienced and passionate healthcare leaders as Brian, Leslie and Jeff ”. Click to see our board.”
About Me+U CARE
Me+U CARE is the breakthrough digital health communication technology company that builds meaningful relationships across the care and social continuum. Me+U’s cloud/mobile platform delivers HIPAA compliant Engagement, Virtual Care, Real-time Analytics & AI, and Interoperability. Me+U uses multi-channel, multi-directional and multi-media communications to connect stakeholders of health and wellness including providers, patients, family & community caregivers, and peer support. We believe that Together is Better when it comes to connecting people and information that can improve lives. www.MeUcare.com