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Welcome Andy Eckert and Other Exciting Changes!

We are excited to announce that Andy Eckert, an industry expert in technology, healthcare and behavioral health has joined the Kipu Board of Directors as Chairman. Andy’s experience includes leading technology companies Zelis, Acelity, TriZetto and Eclipsys as well as behavioral healthcare provider CRC Health Group (now Acadia).

From our CEO Paul Joiner:

“Andy is the ultimate company builder, and we’re excited to work with him as we scale Kipu across markets and product offerings…His experience in multiple sectors of healthcare will serve us well, especially as we continue integrating Avea’s revenue cycle solution across our technology platform. Andy’s track-record in the healthcare technology industry, specifically in behavioral health, will be a real asset as we focus on expanding our solutions to serve the growing needs of behavioral health providers.”

Read the full announcement here

As we welcome Andy, we’d also like to announce that Lance Mansfield will now oversee all aspects of our product and technology strategy in his new role as Chief Product and Technical Officer. Lance, who joined Kipu last August, is a longtime product and technology leader for software companies where he has designed, built and supported numerous products in the healthcare and wireless markets.

We are also happy to announce that Allan Abrams with nearly 20 years in healthcare data security is Kipu’s new Chief Information Security Officer. Allan plays the crucial role of overseeing the robust information security strategy and processes that protect provider and patient data.

Our organization and the solutions we provide are evolving rapidly to empower caregivers and their patients on every step of the recovery journey. This creates a better path to better patient care so treatment centers can focus on what matters most – delivering exceptional care to the patients they serve.

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