NEW YORK (PRWEB) October 03, 2018
Fit4D, a leading diabetes management technology-enabled services company based in New York City, announces the appointment of healthcare visionary, Jimmy Lee, as Strategic Advisor to the company’s board. Mr. Lee is a creative and innovative leader with over 30 years of healthcare industry experience. As a Senior Executive at Anthem, he had P&L accountability for $35 billion of premium and 17 million members across the Individual, Small Group, and Large Group/ASO markets. He was also instrumental to Anthem's entrance into the Affordable Care Act ("ACA") Individual and Small Group markets. Under his guidance, Anthem had the largest ACA enrollment in the country and a $500 million operating gain in the first year. He also directed thousands of employees with continuous Best in Class Associate Engagement Surveys.
“We are thrilled to welcome Jimmy to the Fit4D team,” said David Weingard, Founder and CEO of Fit4D. “As we continue to expand our service to new territory and grow our payer and provider customer base, Jimmy’s extensive experience and expertise in P&L management, sales, marketing and consumerism, will bring measurable contributions to Fit4D’s market growth, positioning and process execution with clients.”
“As a son and brother of family members with diabetes I have seen the complexities surrounding the management of diabetes,” said Jimmy Lee. “Each person is unique, and I am excited to join the Fit4D team which has recognized these unique needs and built a platform of outreach, encouragement, empathy, and deep expertise to improve lives every day.”
Mr. Lee joins other fellow Fit4D board advisors who served in multiple corporate leadership roles in organizations such as Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Prudential, McCann Healthcare, and Bayer Diabetes.
With a moonshot mission to transform the lives of people living with diabetes, Fit4D delivers scalable and effective diabetes management programs through an optimized mix of Certified Diabetes Educators (CDEs) and technology to deliver measurable outcomes in an affordable manner. The Fit4D clinical team is comprised primarily of CDEs with clinical credentials as nurses, registered dietitians, pharmacists, exercise physiologists, social workers and more, who are passionate about empowering people with diabetes to live rich, healthy and fulfilling lives.
Fit4D partners with leading health plans/providers seeking to improve quality measures and pharmaceutical/device companies seeking to improve medication adherence. Fit4D has also engaged in numerous joint initiatives with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, American Diabetes Association, the Diabetes Research Institute and the American Association of Diabetes Educators. For more information visit http://www.fit4d.com