About Vince — Bio 1.0 (the formal one)

Vince Kuraitis JD, MBA is Principal and founder of Better Health Technologies, LLC (http://e-CareManagement.com ).  BHT consults to companies in developing strategy, partnerships and business models for chronic disease management and eHealth applications delivered in homes, workplaces, and communities.

BHT’s clients — both established organizations and early-stage companies — include:  Intel Digital Health Group, Philips Electronics, Amedisys, Joslin Diabetes Center, Ascension Health System, Samsung Electronics, Siemens Medical Solutions, Medtronic, Varian Medical Systems, Disease Management Association of America, and many others.

Vince brings 25 years health care experience in multiple roles:  President, VP Corporate Development, VP operations, management consultant, and marketing executive.  His consulting and work projects span 100+ different health care organizations, including hospitals, physician groups, medical devices, pharma, health plans, disease management, e-Health, IT, and others.

Vince speaks frequently at industry conferences and corporate events.  He has been the opening keynote speaker at the Healthcare Unbound conferences between 2004 and 2010 and has spoken at about 35 conferences in the past 3 years.  He has experience leading strategic planning retreats for Boards and physicians.

Vince’s experience includes: Principal, Better Health Technologies; President, Health Choice (medical call center), VP Corporate Development and VP Specialty Operations, Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center; Regional Director of Marketing, National Medical Enterprises (hospital chain with 100 facilities); Senior Consultant, Amherst Associates, national health care management consulting company.

His education includes MBA and JD degrees from UCLA, and a BS degree in business administration from USC.

Vince is on the editorial advisory boards of Disease Management & Health Outcomes Journal, Population Health Insider, Medical Home News, and the International Disease Management Alliance.  He serves on the ASTM International E31 Technical Committee on Healthcare Informatics (CCR).  Vince is a member of the California State Bar (inactive). He also is on advisory boards for several early stage companies.

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