WATERTOWN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--athenahealth, Inc., a leading provider of network-enabled software and services for medical groups and health systems nationwide, today announced that George Hamilton has joined the company as chief corporate strategy and development officer. In this role, Hamilton will oversee athenahealth’s enterprise strategy, corporate development, and Marketplace partner program teams.
Over his more than 20-year career, Hamilton has held numerous senior strategic and business development roles. Most recently he served as vice president of strategy and business development at UnitedHealth Group. Prior to UnitedHealth he was a founding partner and managing director at Intermountain Ventures, and vice president of strategy and business development for Intermountain Healthcare. Earlier in his career he served as a senior manager and knowledge expert for McKinsey & Company and executive director of strategy and business development for Cleveland Clinic.
“I am proud to welcome George to athenahealth,” said Bob Segert, chairman and chief executive officer of athenahealth. “George brings a wealth of experience driving corporate development and strategic results to athenahealth to help us realize our vision of creating a thriving ecosystem that delivers accessible, high-quality, and sustainable healthcare for all.”
“I am excited to join a mission-driven, forward-thinking company like athenahealth, which is committed to transforming and improving the delivery of healthcare,” said Hamilton. “I look forward to working with my talented partners from across the entire organization to help drive athenahealth’s next phase of growth.”
Hamilton received a Bachelor of Arts in German Language and Literature and a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of Utah and a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
About athenahealth, Inc.
athenahealth creates innovative healthcare technology that connects clinicians, patients, payers, and partners in differentiated ways. Our electronic health record, revenue cycle management, and patient engagement solutions allow anytime, anywhere access, driving better financial outcomes for our customers and enabling our provider customers to deliver better quality care. In everything we do, we’re inspired by our vision to create a thriving ecosystem that delivers accessible, high-quality, and sustainable healthcare for all. For more information, please visit www.athenahealth.com.