Wellbe Creates National Advisory Board of Nine Leading Experts on Healthcare Transformation

Madison, WI, March 04, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Wellbe, the leading provider of Integrated Care Delivery solutions for hospital service lines, has brought together nine nationally-renowned healthcare experts to form an Advisory Board. The Board members will contribute their insights to define a new framework for a value-driven service line, and the group will drive a new paradigm of thinking on clinical and business transformation in response to payment reform and other industry trends.

The Board will provide a multidisciplinary outlook on the fields of Orthopedics and Neurosurgery and its implications for patients and providers. Members will contribute their clinical best practices, financial knowledge and operational expertise to advance the applications for Wellbe’s Integrated Care Delivery. The Advisory Board members are:

· C. Lowry Barnes, M.D., Adult Reconstruction Surgeon in Arkansas
· Kristi Crowe, MPT
· David A. Fisher, M.D., Adult Reconstruction Surgeon in Indianapolis
· Kathleen Gillespie, RN, MBA, NE-BC
· Richard Iorio, M.D., Adult Reconstruction Surgeon in New York
· Jeffery Masciopinto, M.D., Neurosurgeon
· Eula Ramroop, MsHA
· Scott Springman, M.D., Anesthesiologist
· Phillip Swain, PT, MBA

“We chose our multidisciplinary Advisory Board members from positions across the care continuum - including surgeons, nursing, anesthesiology, physical therapy and hospital administration - to gain insights into how we can better manage the total episode of care,” said James Dias, Wellbe’s CEO. “This is an unrivalled team of innovative thinkers and visionary clinicians, whose insights into the intersection of medical best practices and business savvy will be a valuable input to our company strategy.”

Dr. Iorio said, “I am honored to participate on a board of peers I hold in the highest esteem. We are all excited by the opportunity to provide Wellbe with our collective view on how the patient-as-consumer movement and value-based care payment reform will affect the healthcare industry and Wellbe’s clients across the country.”

About Wellbe (http://www.wellbe.me)
High-performing health systems use Wellbe’s Integrated Care Delivery to move from fragmented silos of care to value-driven service lines. Our web-based platform enables patients to participate as partners in their care while giving providers the ability to coordinate and monitor large patient volumes more effectively. Wellbe's track record at hospitals across the U.S. shows that engaging patients in a coordinated plan of care that's based on Connected CarePaths™ across the continuum results in reduced episode costs, higher patient satisfaction, fewer readmissions, and improved outcome scores.
Maeghan Nicholson