|[September 06, 2013]
WhiteGlove Health Names New Chief Executive Officer
AUSTIN, Texas --(Business Wire)--
WhiteGlove Health, (WGH) a leading service driven and outcomes-oriented
healthcare provider, focusing on enhancing quality and improving the
consumers' healthcare experience while lowering the cost, today
announced the appointment of Nicholas A. Balog, MPH as Chief Executive
Officer. He will be responsible for leading the organization and
advancing the company's strategic vision while ensuring excellence in
its service delivery.
Nick Balog, new CEO of WhiteGlove Health Inc. (Photo: Business Wire)
Balog brings more than 30 years of executive leadership within the
health care services industry including working at a multi-hospital
system, a physician practice management company and population health
"We are thrilled Nick is leading the WhiteGlove Health team," said
Malcolm Kostuchenko, Managing Partner of Enhanced Equity Funds and
WhiteGlove Health board member. "He is a proven leader with significant
success in building strong teams that deliver outstanding results and he
will help us further grow our market position."
He most recently served as Vice President at The Advisory Board Company
(NASDAQ: ABCO) where he supported the state of Rhode Island to determine
its health care delivery and paymentreforms in connection with a Model
Test award the state received from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
Prior to working at The Advisory Board Company, Balog held executive
roles at Healthways (NASDAQ: HWAY) and was instrumental in the company's
growth and service expansion over a ten-year period when its revenues
grew 10 fold to $800 million. He led Healthways' domestic operations and
was part of efforts to acquire and integrate companies that transitioned
the organization from its disease management focus to prevention and
wellness while enhancing its services for chronically ill individuals.
David S. Wetherell, president of San Francisco, CA (News - Alert)-based Burrill &
Company's Healthcare Investment Funds and WhiteGlove Health board member
noted, "Nick has a unique combination of skills and is well suited to
build on the company's current momentum. He will be instrumental in
leading our expansion strategy as we further develop our capabilities to
help employers and health care organizations improve care and reduce
overall health care costs."
Previously, Balog worked for a physician practice management company.
Over a 10-year period, he served as executive leader for several
multi-specialty physician practices and subsequently assumed the role of
vice president of operations for many multi-specialty medical groups
across the United States.
Nick holds a Master of Public Health degree from Yale University in New
Haven, CT and a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in accounting
from Bryant University in Smithfield, RI. He has also completed the
General Manager Program at Harvard Business School in Cambridge, MA.
About WhiteGlove Health
WhiteGlove Health is a service driven and outcomes-focused primary care
provider that offers a superior healthcare network alternative. With a
fully integrated pharmacy, chronic condition management service, and
mobile primary care access, WhiteGlove performs better than current
healthcare networks. As an industry leader in at-home and work site
health care, WhiteGlove Health's nurse practitioner workforce utilizes
their advanced training and robust proprietary technology to achieve
better clinical outcomes and improve patient satisfaction. The result is
a solution to the poor performance and high costs of your health plan.
The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas
with operations in Austin, Houston and Dallas, Texas as well as Phoenix,
Arizona. For more information, please visit www.whiteglove.com.
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