by Kristen Lux09-26-2017
Healthbox announced today the addition of Sumit Nagpal as Managing Director. Nagpal is a life-long health and social care innovator, a relentless entrepreneur and leader, and a hands-on technologist committed to applying his skills to help transform healthcare. He brings a wealth of experience to the company with practical successes across multiple high-growth companies. The mission of Healthbox is to empower the reinvention of healthcare through the development and support of sustainable innovation strategies. With Nagpal’s addition, Healthbox further demonstrates its commitment to helping healthcare organizations leverage technology to enable healthcare transformation.
Nagpal’s career launched while working with Steve Jobs and NeXT, Inc., lending way to his first company, Wellogic, which brought interoperability and telehealth solutions into real-world patient care. Nagpal then served as President & CEO of Alere Accountable Care Solutions, Inc. where he worked to implement Alere’s vision of utilizing diagnostics to achieve better outcomes. Then as Co-Founder and Chief Architect of LumiraDx, Nagpal drove practical adoption of information technology across the US and European markets to support new models of care that better align and engage individuals, their care teams, and payors. Nagpal’s professional accomplishments include being named in 2017 by ComputerWorld as a Top 100 Technology Leader, a HIMSS Fellow, and election to the Board of HIMSS North America.
“We are thrilled to have Sumit join the Healthbox team as we continue to work with our partners to build and sustain innovation strategies that support dramatic improvements in the service and delivery of care,” said Neil Patel, President of Healthbox. “Sumit’s HIT expertise and demonstrated ability to create new offerings in emerging markets will build on the success of our innovation services model.”
“I am passionate about Healthbox because of our shared commitment to empower the reinvention of healthcare,” said Nagpal. “As the pace of innovation continues to accelerate within the healthcare industry, Healthbox is uniquely positioned to help care providers, payors, and entrepreneurs achieve lasting impact through their ability to engage organizations in successful, mission-driven innovation programs and initiatives.”
Healthbox helps healthcare organizations with decisions on when and how to build, buy, or partner through consulting and fund management services. The company was founded in 2010 as one of the world's first healthcare accelerators and evolved into a healthcare innovation services firm in 2015. Healthbox approaches healthcare innovation from the “inside and out”; the company has partnered with leading industry organizations to fuel internal innovation strategies through employee programs and commercialization projects as well as implement external innovation through sourcing tools and custom engagements.