ATLANTA--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--IPG, the recognized industry-leading provider of Device Benefit Management solutions, announced today that Neepa Patel will join IPG as Chief Growth Officer. Neepa will be integral to the organization as it continues to expand its services in the medical device space in the coming years. With twenty years of experience in health care strategy, product and business development, Neepa will be a great asset to the IPG leadership team.
“With a strong understanding of both the challenges and opportunities facing the health care industry, we are fortunate to have Neepa leading our exciting business expansion strategies. Neepa will be a tremendous asset to our business growth and we are excited to have her on our executive team.”
Neepa has worked closely with a number of health plans, including Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) health plans during her time at Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), in various leadership roles. Most recently, she also served on the leadership teams of AVIA Health Innovation, Evolent Health and AIM Specialty Management, where she was critical in executing a successful growth strategy that made AIM the leader in Radiology Benefits Management. Neepa earned a Bachelor of Science degree at Duke University and a Master of Health Services Administration from University of Michigan.
“Neepa has an outstanding track record in providing strategic leadership to the organizations she has been a part of throughout her impressive career,” said Vince Coppola, President and CEO of IPG. “With a strong understanding of both the challenges and opportunities facing the health care industry, we are fortunate to have Neepa leading our exciting business expansion strategies. Neepa will be a tremendous asset to our business growth and we are excited to have her on our executive team.”
IPG continues to grow its partnerships with all of the major payers across the country to provide cost effective surgical care solutions, which reduces costs while ensuring high quality care for consumers. As IPG’s solutions set continues to grow, Neepa will be instrumental in further expanding our key national and regional health plan partnerships as well as developing and securing new business across the country. This will support IPG in delivering on our strategy of providing transparency, predictability and cost savings on medical devices, ensuring high quality optimal site of care, and helping to lower the cost of the overall surgical care episode which will save money for our health plan partners and patients.
“Providing cost effective, high quality surgical care solutions are critical for our health plan partners and patients. I look forward to working with IPG’s management team to execute on our product and growth strategies,” said Neepa Patel. “I’m excited to join the executive team and further strengthen IPG as the leader in surgical care solutions.”
IPG is the leading provider of Device Benefit Management solutions, working with the top health plans and their provider partners across the country to improve quality and reduce costs for surgical procedures through optimization of the most effective site of care and device selection, resulting in more affordable high-quality care to consumers. For more information about IPG, call us at 866.753.0046, or visit us on the web at www.ipg.com.