Health Plan and SUDtech Startup Partnerships: How Premera, BoulderCare, and Workit Health are Transforming Alcohol Use and Opiod Use Care at Premera Blue Cross
Senior Product Strategist, Premera Blue Cross
Megan brings more than 10 years of direct experience driving quality and cost-management solutions in partnership with clinical, legislative, community, and business stakeholders to Premera Blue Cross. As the largest health plan in the Pacific Northwest, Premera serves more than 2 million people—from individuals and families to employees of Fortune 100 companies.
Stephanie has spent her career focused on digital innovation in healthcare, working to move the industry forward through venture capital investing, entrepreneurship, World Bank-funded research in rural India, and systems innovation at Duke University Medical Center.
Stephanie has been named one of Forbes 30 under 30 in healthcare, 2019. A graduate of Highest Distinction from Duke’s Sanford School of Public Policy, Stephanie previously consulted in Washington, D.C. on emerging programs for Medicaid beneficiaries during the passage of the Affordable Care Act, among other projects.
Prior to several years investing in healthcare services and technology out of a $1.5 billion venture capital fund, Stephanie worked in investment banking in San Francisco and New York. She has held strategy, operating, and/or Board roles with leading startups in outpatient opioid addiction treatment, mobile oncology, dermatology, and palliative care management.
Lisa is a social entrepreneur building digital health tools that dramatically improve the landscape for brain health in the 21st century. She is the Co-Founder and CEO of Workit Health, whose mission is to make actionable substance use recovery accessible to high risk substance users around the clock, enabling early prevention and intervention, and empowering individuals with tools to live the lives they want to live.
Lisa has extensive experience developing social innovation technology and social enterprises. She has held positions on edtech leadership teams scaling key platforms in the adaptive and open digital learning fields (OER Commons, Gooru). She developed one of the first social sector technology service models in the open digital learning space and have facilitated a wide range of learning innovation labs for foundations (Gates Foundation, Hewlett Foundation) and universities. Over the course of the last thirteen years, she has worked in various mental health settings including addiction research, crisis referral, alcohol and drug treatment aftercare, wilderness therapy, disaster response, and career counseling. Lisa hails from the Detroit Metropolitan area. Her graduate work at the University of Michigan was centered at the intersection of information science and social innovation (MSI/MSW).
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