SPOTLIGHT: Ryan Coplon, Co-founder and President, HealthWallet

About Ryan Coplon Ryan Coplon is a Partner in a boutique insurance consultancy that focuses in the captive, self-funded and alternative risk financing insurance environments. He is also a Co-Founder and current President of HealthWallet, a digital health mobile application that helps to increase healthcare access for employees and cut plan

Industry News: Volume 3 Issue 18

How 60 of the nation’s biggest employers are uniting to fight the benefits status quo By Kathryn Mayer benefitnews.com – When Josh Riff was leading benefits for Target, he found himself increasingly frustrated that he wasn’t able to take more of a lead when it came to managing the healthcare of his employees.  “All

Volume 3 Issue 17: Cathy Nenninger, CEO, New World Medical Network discusses unique pricing models for employers utilizing medical tourism benefits

Dear Colleagues: In this exclusive interview, you will meet Cathy Nenninger, CEO, New World Medical Network, which is run by experienced healthcare and insurance professionals and caters to the self-insured marketplace. According to Nenninger, employers are losing employees because they are cutting their benefits and looking for ways to improve their offerings without

SPOTLIGHT: Cathy Nenninger, CEO, New World Medical Network

About Cathy Nenninger Cathy M. Nenninger, MBA, CEO| Ms. Nenninger began her career in healthcare as Controller of the Brown University Emergency Medicine Physicians in the Lifespan Health System in New England before becoming the Clinical Practice Director of the Anesthesiology Department for University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) over two

Industry News: Volume 3 Issue 17

What Does the Future Hold for the Employment-Based Health Benefits System? By Paul Fronstin ebri.org – The employment-based health benefits system is the most common form of health coverage in the United States, covering 167 million people under age 65 in 2017.  Between 2013 and 2017, the percentage of individuals with employment-based coverage has

Volume 3 Issue 16: Mike Erhart, Co-Founder, Welloh, Mobile App Helping People Navigate Healthcare Service Options and Make Informed Purchase Choices

Dear Colleagues: In this exclusive interview, you will meet Mike Erhart, Co-Founder, Welloh, a new mobile app designed to help people navigate healthcare service options and make informed purchase choices.  According to Erhart, Welloh is like the Yelp of urgent care. With its ability to find a user’s current location, a list of

SPOTLIGHT: Mike Erhart, Co-founder, Welloh

About Mike Erhart Michael Ehrhart has over 32 years of product development experience. He worked at medical equipment manufacturer, Welch Allyn for over 20 years, most recently serving as Chief Technology Officer.  George Smith served as General Counsel at Hand Held Products, a subsidiary of Welch Allyn that was acquired by Honeywell

Industry News: Volume 3 Issue 16

Former Mayo Clinic CEO joins UnitedHealth’s board -- roundup By: Paige Minemyer  Fiercehealthcare.com – John Noseworthy, M.D., former CEO of Mayo Clinic, has joined the board of directors at UnitedHealth Group. Noseworthy, M.D., became chief executive at Mayo in 2009 and retired in December. In announcing his new role at UnitedHealth, Stephen Hemsley, executive chairman of

Volume 3 Issue 15: Dr. Maria Kunstadter, Co-founder and Gary Wald, CEO from The TeleDentists: market receptivity for dental telehealth services

Dear Colleagues, In this exclusive interview, you will meet Gary Wald, CEO, and Dr. Maria Kunstadter, DDS, co-founders, The TeleDentists. Dr. Kunstadter has led and participated in over 24 medical mission trips worldwide since 1982 and has been in private practice of dentistry for over 30 years. Gary Wald is credited with

SPOTLIGHT: Gary Wald, CEO and Maria Kunstadter, DDS, co-founders, The TeleDentists

About Gary Wald Gary’s career includes stints with major advertising agencies (Ogilvy & Mather, Grey), consulting firms (Luminant) and Fortune 500 marketers (NBC, GTE/Verizon, Medtronic). He is adept at launching and building new brands and new companies. His expertise includes growing revenues and profits, customer acquisition, business development initiatives, and strategic