|By PR Newswire||
|August 27, 2014 12:05 PM EDT||
BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Change Healthcare, the market leader in consumer engagement and cost transparency, has named Jack Bruner its chief marketing officer. The veteran healthcare leader and innovator brings more than 30 years of experience and expertise to his new role.
"I join Change Healthcare with the goal of providing individuals with a powerful ally in the movement toward healthcare consumerism," Bruner said. "By empowering consumers to leverage cost and quality data, we can help them save money and improve health outcomes, while simultaneously driving down costs for plan providers and the healthcare industry as a whole."
Previously, Bruner served as chief marketing officer for Caremark and in a similar role for Hewitt Associates Consulting Group. He led Hewitt's Healthcare Practice from its inception in 1991, until 2004, and has consulted on healthcare strategy for more than 200 Fortune 500 companies. Bruner holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts degrees in actuarial science from Ball State University. He was a fellow of the Society of Actuaries and also served on the board of the W. P. Carey School of Business' Center for Service Leadership at Arizona State University from 2006 to 2011.
"Jack's broad experience in leading marketing, product development, research and analytics will further enable Change Healthcare to support its health plan and self-insured employer clients in their efforts to control costs and improve population health," said Doug Ghertner, president and CEO of Change Healthcare. "Jack is a passionate, thoughtful and proven leader and we look forward to having him on the team."
To learn more about Change Healthcare and its consumer engagement and cost transparency solutions, visit www.changehealthcare.com.
About Change Healthcare
Established in 2007, Change Healthcare is on a mission to transform the way Americans purchase and utilize healthcare services by driving sustainable engagement at the individual level. With a national client base of health plans and employers covering lives in all 50 states, and approximately 7 million users on its platform, Change Healthcare is the premier national provider of healthcare cost transparency and consumer engagement solutions that enable consumers to: Better understand and utilize their healthcare benefits; make informed healthcare purchasing decisions based on quality, cost and convenience; and manage higher out-of-pocket responsibility and realize savings. This, in turn, helps plan sponsors: Control their healthcare cost growth trend; successfully migrate to more cost-effective plan types; optimize existing wellness programs and on-site clinics; and improve member/employee satisfaction and retention. To learn more, visit www.changehealthcare.com.
Contact: Laura Alabed-Olsson
Senior Manager, Marketing and Communications
Change Healthcare Corporation
SOURCE Change Healthcare