NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pager, a healthcare technology and services company that connects people to care, announced today it has named health technology and managed care veteran Steven J. Shulman to its board of directors. In this role, Shulman will be a strategic advisor to Pager as it continues to advance its enterprise platform by enabling healthcare organizations to integrate their care solutions to deliver a seamless consumer experience.
Shulman has been widely recognized for his leadership, including being named one of the top chief executive officers in the managed care industry by Institutional Investor. Previously, Shulman acted as chairman and CEO of Magellan Health where he spearheaded the company’s success as a leading specialty healthcare management company. Shulman also led Prudential Health as the company’s chairman, president and CEO and founded Value Health, which was acquired by HCA Holdings. Shulman has held additional leadership roles at CIGNA and Kaiser Permanente.
“I am pleased to join the Pager team, a company that is combining advanced communication technology, human care services and artificial intelligence to make the care experience more convenient and personalized for everyone,” said Shulman. “Pager’s integrated platform approach is the solution the industry needs to ensure consumers connect to high-quality and cost-effective care.”
An accomplished healthcare industry trailblazer, Shulman brings more than 40 years of experience in technology, specialty and managed care to Pager. He currently serves as managing director of Shulman Ventures and as chairman of the board for Quartet Health, a behavioral health technology company he founded in 2014, and CareCentrix, a post-acute managed care company. Shulman is the former chairman of the board of directors for R1 RCM Inc., formerly named Accretive Health, Inc. and sits on the boards of HealthMarkets and VillageMD, among others.
“As we continue to advance Pager’s platform, Steve’s track record of leadership and health innovation success makes him a strong addition to the board,” said Walter Jin, chairman and CEO of Pager. “We are pleased to welcome someone that shares our vision: to fundamentally change the consumer care experience.”
Pager is a healthcare technology and services platform that seamlessly connects people to care. Pager’s platform serves as the bridge between consumers and healthcare organization's solutions to ensure people can easily connect to low-cost, high-quality care. Our solution utilizes a unique human- and artificial intelligence-powered Command Center and chat-first technology to deliver a simple, personal and cohesive care experience. New York City-based Pager is led by technology entrepreneurs and healthcare leaders with a mission to improve the way people engage with their healthcare.