CHICAGO, IL – Emmi Solutions, a leader in outcomes-driven patient engagement, has named Patricia Kentgen as their new Vice President of Product. Building on Emmi Solutions’ long standing history in the patient engagement space, Ms. Kentgen will oversee and expand the company’s product roadmap by identifying market opportunities, leveraging healthcare technology developments and collaborating with customers. With Ms. Kentgen’s leadership, the next generation of patient engagement programs will align with Emmi Solutions’ business vision of delivering a personalized, interactive and intuitive experience to individuals throughout all points in their continuum of care.
“Helping people to be informed, take action and be empowered in their own healthcare is one of our core beliefs and the current system is moving this direction,” said Devin Gross, CEO of Emmi Solutions. “Healthcare providers and payers are increasingly using technology solutions to share customized real-time information with their communities and ideally, these solutions should be designed with guidance from individuals who have worked within the care setting such as Ms. Kentgen.”
“Joining an organization whose mission aligns with my own aspirations to create personalized experiences that support and inform individuals in managing their healthcare decisions is very important to me,” said Patricia Kentgen, vice president of product for Emmi Solutions. “This role affords me the opportunity to bring meaningful individualized change to patients’ dialogues and the industry as a whole.”
Ms. Kentgen is an innovative, entrepreneurial healthcare services leader with more than 20 years of proven experience. She has served in senior leadership roles in clinical operations, sales and client services operations and product management at several nationally known organizations including Alere, United Healthcare/OptumHealth, CorSolutions and Pharos Innovations. She holds a BS in Nursing from Loyola University of Chicago and is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Women Business Leaders in Health Care, Chicago Health Executive Forum, and Obesity Action Coalition.
About Emmi Solutions, LLC
Emmi’s proprietary interactive communication methodology delivers actionable health information to patients via multiple modalities – including computers, mobile phones and tablets – at key moments across the continuum of care. Emmi’s ability to connect with patients in language they understand at a time they are ready to learn and through the devices they already own has been demonstrated to help healthcare providers reduce costs, increase revenue and improve outcomes. The patented platform allows providers to track the delivery and consumption of information to measure the clinical and financial impact of patient engagement and meet regulatory guidelines. The web-based platform requires no installation or maintenance and can be used in stand-alone mode or fully integrated into existing systems. For more information, visit www.emmisolutions.com. Follow us on Twitter and find us on Facebook.
About Primus Capital
Primus Capital is a private equity firm that invests in high-growth companies within the healthcare, software, technology-enabled services, and education industries. Founded in 1983 and currently investing Primus Capital Fund VII, Primus has invested in over 100 growth companies. Transaction types include buyouts, recapitalizations and growth equity investments. For more information, visit www.primuscapital.com.