LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Catasys, Inc. (NASDAQ: CATS) (“Catasys” or the “Company”), a leading AI and technology-enabled healthcare company, today announced the appointment of Daniel Prewitt as the senior vice president of sales. In this role, Prewitt will be responsible for leading the Company’s sales to health plans and self-funded employers.
Bringing over 25 years of experience in healthcare sales and management to the growing Catasys team, Prewitt has a proven track record of success with health plans as well as third-party administrator health systems and accountable care organizations.
“We’re pleased to welcome Dan in this critical role as the Company continues to broaden our platform to serve our health plan partners and their members with untreated behavioral health conditions,” commented Carol Murdock, chief commercial officer. “We believe Dan’s years of experience in healthcare, specifically in population health including disease management, telehealth and wellness, will be an asset in driving new partnerships.”
Prewitt most recently served as the chief revenue officer at diabetes insulin management company Hygieia, Inc., where he was responsible for customer acquisition and growth. Prior to this, Prewitt served as senior vice president and general manager of the health plan division at AMC Health, a leading remote patient monitoring and care management organization. His healthcare career also includes a track record of success with companies such as Healthways, Optum and McKesson as well as early pioneers including LifeMasters and Health Decisions International.
“I’m thrilled to join the Company at an inflection point for the industry as health plans and employers recognize and address the criticality of the mind-body connection to better health. As one of the pioneers in identifying and engaging members who have untreated behavioral health conditions that drive up medical cost, Catasys provides me with a unique value proposition to bring to market,” said Prewitt.
About Catasys, Inc.
Catasys, Inc. harnesses proprietary big data predictive analytics, artificial intelligence and telehealth, combined with human interaction, to deliver improved member health and validated outcomes and savings to health plans. Our mission is to help improve the health and save the lives of as many people as possible.
Catasys' integrated, technology-enabled OnTrak solution--contracted with a growing number of national and regional health plans--is designed to treat members with behavioral conditions that cause or exacerbate co-existing medical conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, coronary artery disease, COPD, and congestive heart failure, which result in high medical costs.
Catasys has a unique ability to engage these members, who do not otherwise seek behavioral healthcare, leveraging proprietary enrollment capabilities built on deep insights into the drivers of care avoidance.
OnTrak integrates evidence-based psychosocial and medical interventions delivered either in-person or via telehealth, along with care coaching and in-market Community Care Coordinators who address the social determinants of health, including loneliness. The program improves member health and delivers validated cost savings to healthcare payers of more than 50 percent for enrolled members. OnTrak is available to members of several leading health plans in Alabama, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
Learn more at www.catasys.com.