COSTA MESA, Calif., Jan. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Uprise Health (formerly IBH Solutions) announced today that an accomplished healthcare executive has joined the company to help accelerate its nationwide growth. Entering its 4th decade as one of the pre-eminent healthcare services companies, Uprise Health continues to deliver on their vision to transform the lives of member populations with personalized behavioral health and wellness solutions that are informed by sophisticated data analytics and clinical insights. In addition to investing a significant amount of resources into clinical innovation, the addition of Mr. Kanary to the team demonstrates the company’s commitment to staying close to its customers, listening to their needs, and developing solutions that solve complex problems in partnership with them.
James Kanary has joined the senior leadership team as Chief Commercial Officer. As CCO, Mr. Kanary will lead the Uprise Health National Sales, Marketing and Account Management teams. Mr. Kanary comes to Uprise Health with over 20 years of healthcare experience, having spearheaded growth in healthcare IT and population healthcare services companies. Most recently, Mr. Kanary led record growth in the population health space, including technology enabled onsite, near-site, virtual health and well-being services for self-funded employers, health plans, health systems, and benefits consultants.
“We conducted an extensive national search to find a leader whose skills and temperament aligned with our company imperative to build strong strategic partnerships with our customers, based upon clinical and service excellence, and a commitment to innovation. Mr. Kanary not only has the experience and proven track record of success, but his passion for making a difference in people’s lives and keen understanding of the markets we serve will ensure that our customer needs and voice are always center stage at Uprise Health. Mr. Kanary understands that the way healthcare is delivered, and the expectations of customers and consumers alike is changing. He appreciates that there has never been a greater opportunity to leverage technology and our clinical know-how to make care more affordable, accessible and better for all. The Uprise Health team and I look forward to working with him to build even greater growth momentum across the country and evangelize the Uprise Health difference to those who have not yet heard or experienced it,” said Dan Clark, Chief Executive Officer.
About Uprise Health, Inc.
Uprise Health (formerly IBH Solutions) is a pioneer in managed behavioral health, integrated employee assistance programs and services. It is one of the US’s leading population health management companies, delivering world class EAP, Managed Behavioral Health, Wellness, Data Analytics and Opioid Assessment and Treatment Solutions across the United States. As a clinically focused company with the local emphasis and attention of a boutique firm with the breadth and scope of a national company, Uprise Health partners with employers and health plans to provide clients tailored behavioral health solutions with high quality clinical care, uncompromising service to members, providers and clients with outcomes driven, cost effective care plans. Uprise Health has successfully managed treatment and benefits for self‐insured employers, medical and disability carriers, and health plans for over 30 years. Uprise Health currently serves over 7 million members, representing 26,000 individual clients across the United States. With a focus on positive outcomes through clinically validated methods and tools, Uprise Health reduces claims and costs for organizations while improving the lives of its people. Visit www.uprisehealth.com for additional information.