Experienced healthcare executive joins Boston-based digital resilience training platform
BOSTON (October 27, 2015) – Today meQuilibrium announced that Kevin Howat has been appointed to the role of Senior Vice President, Healthcare and Channel Sales. Howat, a seasoned healthcare executive with more than 20 years of experience in sales, sales strategy and business development, will be responsible for expanding meQuilibrium’s footprint within health plan and provider markets and building strategic partnerships to accelerate the company’s go-to-market strategy.
“meQuilibrium is a strategic fit for payors seeking to drive innovation and differentiation in an emerging era of health care consumerism. Kevin will help us forge powerful relationships in this space and we look forward to leveraging his expertise to expand our business.” said Jan Bruce, co-founder and CEO of meQuilibrium.
Prior to joining meQuilibrium, Howat served as Area Vice President, Health Plan Markets for Teladoc, Inc., the first and largest telehealth provider in the nation, which issued its IPO on July 1, 2015. In this position, he was responsible for market development and sales of Teladoc services in the eastern portion of the United States. Howat has served in a number of senior business development, marketing and sales roles for successful healthcare startup companies such as HealthMedia and Miavita.
“I’m thrilled to join meQuilibrium and introduce its innovative, ROI-driven resilience training solution to healthcare companies across the country,” said Howat. “The changing nature of work requires employers and the healthcare organizations that serve them to offer competitive, consumer-grade offerings that improve the bottom line while increasing the capability and engagement of members – and meQuilibrium is the ideal solution.”
Resilience is the ability to bounce back from setbacks and can improve outcomes in wellness, disease management and behavioral health programs where setbacks and challenges are common. meQuilibrium’s resilience platform gives health plans an engaging, personalized and clinically validated way to help consumers better manage chronic health conditions and change the unhealthy lifestyle behaviors that drive high costs. To request a demo, visit https://www.mequilibrium.com/request-a-demo.
meQuilibrium’s cloud-based, multi-platform solution helps users build resilience, beat stress and optimize well-being. The clinically validated, HIPAA-compliant platform delivers an individualized experience to improve outcomes for employers, health plans, wellness providers and consumers. meQuilibrium services two key markets: large enterprises, eager to stem the estimated $300 billion they lose each year in employee absenteeism and lost productivity due to stress, and health plans seeking to drive differentiation and innovation in an era of consumer-driven healthcare. To learn more about meQuilibrium, visit www.mequilibrium.com.
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