Empowering digital health acceleration

PANDA HEALTH

Our Mission

We created Panda to provide healthcare organizations with a trusted place to find and adopt the best digital health solutions for their unique needs—economically, safely, and at speed.

We believe in the power of digital transformation

We are committed to serving our community because we’ve seen firsthand the benefits of digital transformation for healthcare organizations, patients, and providers.

OUR TEAM

Leadership

David Harvey

Chief Executive Officer
David is a tech entrepreneur who was a senior founding member of Formativ, the PE-backed spinout from Northwell that built and commercialized a patient engagement platform of tech and services. Previously, David built and sold his business to athenahealth, where as a senior executive led product strategy, including assisting in the formation of the athena Marketplace.

David Nichols

SVP, Digital Health Portfolio & Platform
David is responsible for partnering with best-in-class suppliers and positioning them for win/win relationships with buyers via Panda’s digital marketplace. A healthcare founder, innovator, and business builder, David built and sold his patient engagement business, CareWire, to PerfectServe. Active in the Twin Cities healthcare start-up community, he is passionate about building and leading teams in a way that is meaningful, valuable, and collaborative.

Michael Puffe

Chief Strategy Officer
As one of the founding senior members of the leadership team, Michael is responsible for developing the growth strategies for Panda Health and establishing strategic partnerships in support of the strategies. Prior to Panda, Michael held senior roles at Huron Consulting Group, Accenture and Connance in management consulting and service delivery for healthcare organizations.

Ryan Bengtson

SVP, Health System Experience
Ryan is responsible for building and maintaining our network of health system customers. Prior to joining Panda, Ryan was Founder & Principal at Luminis, a digital health advisory firm. He was previously Senior Vice President, Corporate Alliances at Waystar, a Managing Director at Huron Consulting Group, and began his career at Accenture.

Kristen Miller

SVP, Finance & Human Resources
Kristen has over 25 years experience in finance and operations management. Most recently she served as CFO for RJ Health Systems, where she was responsible for all aspects of financial management, HR, customer renewals & retention & contracting.

Sara Strom

VP, Marketing
Sara is a healthcare marketing leader with a over a decade of experience building award-winning technology brands. Most recently, she led marketing programs at VigiLanz, growing awareness and maintaining their ranking as the #1 clinical surveillance software among US-based hospitals.

Board

Imran Andrabi, MD

CEO, ThedaCare

Ken Holmen, MD

President/CEO, CentraCare

Scott Rathgaber, MD

CEO, Gundersen Health System

James Nicholls

Managing Director, Fitzroy Health

John Becker

Group SVP, Strategic Growth Solutions, Sg2

David Harvey

CEO, Panda Health

Pat Fry

Former President/CEO, Sutter Health

PANDA HEALTH

Our Promise

We provide unmatched expertise, so that you can execute cohesive digital health strategies.

With diverse and extensive experience in healthcare, our team offers deep expertise in developing and launching successful digital health strategies. We eat, breathe, and sleep digital healthcare—and provide guidance that helps you rapidly adopt impactful solutions that complement your broader strategic goals.

We identify the best-in-breed solutions, so that you can easily narrow the field and expedite the selection process.

Using a proprietary, unbiased approach, we evaluate and pre-vet thousands of health vendors. Our process is transparent, with our marketplace providing access to research, selection materials and our industry knowledge. When you are ready to begin considering vendors, we pair you with a curated set of solutions to save hundreds of hours of your valuable time.

We partner with you to understand your unique business needs, pain points, and goals, so that you can confidently select the best fit.

Our tech-enabled services and dedicated team help you to evaluate solutions against your unique business needs, pain points, and strategic goals. We leverage a working knowledge of your organization to identify the best-in-breed vendors that will meet and exceed your needs and quickly achieve internal alignment.

We assess risk, achieve favorable rates and terms, and streamline the contracting process, so that you can rapidly and safely adopt the right solutions for your organization.

We thoroughly evaluate risk across cybersecurity, legal, technical, and compliance guidelines. We measure vendors’ cybersecurity against industry standards, pre-negotiate contract terms and conditions, and ensure seamless integration capabilities for a light IT lift.

Our experts future-proof your digital strategy, so that you can leverage solutions that seamlessly integrate and provide long-term value.

We ensure that every vendor recommended aligns with your strict interoperability standards, so that you can frictionlessly create a cohesive digital strategy. Post-launch, we provide ongoing guidance, renewal, scalability, or transition support, as you continue to execute on your digital health strategy.

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