Sagility Appoints Dr. William Winkenwerder, Jr., Former President and CEO of Highmark Health, to its Board of Directors

DENVER–()–Sagility LLC, a leading provider of technology-enabled healthcare business process management (BPM) services, recently appointed Bill Winkenwerder to its Board of Directors.

The work Sagility is doing today is extremely important to the future success of payers and health plan members, and providers and their patients,” said Dr. William Winkenwerder, Jr., Chairman of Winkenwerder Strategies. “I’m excited by the opportunity to work closely with the organization as a board member to advance Sagility’s presence in the healthcare BPM space.”

As Chairman of Winkenwerder Strategies Dr. Winkenwerder works with global private equity firms and serves several healthcare companies, including Sagility. Before forming Winkenwerder Strategies, he was President and CEO of Highmark Health from 2012-2014. Prior, he served as President George W. Bush’s Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs and held senior leadership roles at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Prudential Healthcare and Emory University. Dr. Winkenwerder is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a board-certified physician.

Bill’s work in the private and public sectors of healthcare is legendary, and we’re thrilled to have him join Sagility’s Board of Directors,” said Ramesh Gopalan, Group CEO of Sagility. “I’m looking forward to working with him to accelerate the growth of the organization among healthcare payers and providers.”

Dr. Winkenwerder has worked with many healthcare organizations to build successful strategies based on his decades of experience exploring and developing payment systems, care delivery practices, and government policies. He is also highly interested in understanding healthcare consumer preferences, clinical and scientific research, and the role of evolving technology in healthcare.

The entire Board is looking forward to working with Bill as we advance Sagility’s healthcare BPM expertise and support the company’s growth. Bill’s unique experience and collaborative approach provides Sagility an exceptional opportunity to further serve the market,” said Martin Cole, Chairman, Board of Directors at Sagility.

About Sagility

Sagility combines industry-leading technology and transformation-driven healthcare BPM services with decades of healthcare domain expertise to help clients draw closer to their customers. The company optimizes the entire member/patient experience through service offerings for clinical operations, member engagement, provider solutions, payment integrity, claims cost containment, and analytics. Colorado-based Sagility has more than 30,000 employees across 5 countries and revenues of over $500 million.

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