Brings deep healthcare expertise and history of scaling high-growth tech-enabled services companies
ITASCA, IL (January 16, 2018) – Discovery Health Partners today announced that Jason Brown has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the LaunchPoint Board of Directors. Brown takes over day-to-day leadership from Bruce Simpson, who has retired.
Brown brings deep healthcare experience on the payer and provider sides and a history of scaling high-growth technology and tech-enabled services companies to his new CEO role.
“I have the great fortune to take the helm at a pivotal period of growth for the company, and I am absolutely thrilled to join a team of very talented and dedicated people,” said Brown. “We are committed to continuing to bring innovative technology and analytics solutions to solve our clients’ problems in new and creative ways.”
“The Board and I are ecstatic to welcome Jason. He brings an expert understanding of healthcare and technology, which will help Discovery continue as the market-leading premium restoration solution provider to Medicare Advantage plans and help accelerate our next phase of growth,” commented Terrence Ryan, LaunchPoint Chairman of the Board.
“This executive addition comes at a significant time for Discovery as the company achieved record growth in 2017 and scales to take advantage of a rapidly growing market for healthcare solutions that reduce waste, lessen administrative inefficiencies, and improve revenue,” added Steve Unterberger, Managing Director at Carrick Capital Partners and a LaunchPoint Board member.
Prior to Discovery, Brown was President of Health Plan Services, Market Operations, at Evolent Health (NYSE: EVH), where he was responsible for driving performance, growth, and profitability. Previously, Jason served as President of the Population Health Business for Valence Health prior to its sale to Evolent Health.
Brown is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Morehouse College and received an MBA from Harvard Business School.
About Discovery Health Partners
Discovery Health Partners, a division of LaunchPoint, offers payment and revenue integrity solutions that help health payers improve revenue, avoid costs, and enhance the member experience. We offer a unique combination of deep healthcare expertise and analytics-powered technology solutions to help our clients improve operational efficiency, achieve financial integrity, and generate measurable results.
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