In her role at Healthgrades, Andrea is responsible for the Healthgrades brand and all marketing activities for consumers, physicians and hospitals. She joined Healthgrades in December, 2008. For the past eight years, Andrea led Healthgrades’ product team as the General Manager of Healthgrades.com, where more than a million visitors each day research and select physicians and hospitals.
Dr Bowman is responsible for Population Health, ACO and Patient Engagement strategies. Prior to Healthgrades he served as Senior Vice President of Clinical Innovation for WebMD where he was responsible for developing novel web and mobile technologies that make the use of medications and medical devices safer and more effective. An Internist by training, Dr Bowman applies computer simulation techniques and electronic forms of data collection and communication to assist patients and physicians make better healthcare diagnoses and treatment decisions.
Christian oversees Healthgrades product strategy, as well as its website and mobile operations, including product development, user experience and traffic acquisition. Christian joined Healthgrades in 2012 with more than 15 years of product development and strategy experience, including go-to market plans, strategic partnerships and audience development.
Jeffrey has been a director since May 2014 and serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee. From April 2009 to April 2014, Mr. Lipkin served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Scientific Games Corporation, a public traded gaming technology company. Prior to joining Scientific Games, Mr. Lipkin was a Managing Director at Credit Suisse in the Media & Telecom group within the Investment Banking division. Mr. Lipkin joined Credit Suisse in September 2003. Prior to Credit Suisse, Mr. Lipkin spent five years in the Investment Banking division at Merrill Lynch & Co and spent four years in public accounting with Coopers & Lybrand LLP. Mr. Lipkin is a certified public accountant.
Ken is a Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of Vestar with responsibilities including Investor Relations. He is also a member of Vestar Resources. Ken joined the firm in 2006 following 25 years in the Media industry with particular focus on operations, acquisitions and finance.
His previous positions included serving as Executive Vice President and CFO of Pyramid Communications, a Vestar portfolio company. He subsequently served as a senior executive with several large media companies including AMFM, Inc., as CEO and President, and Clear Channel Radio Group, as President and Chief Operating Officer.
Ken has worked with several Vestar portfolio companies over the years, including serving as a Board Chairman of MCG Capital Corporation and as Co-Chairman of the Board of Border Media. He currently serves on the boards of Institutional Shareholder Services, Triton Container and Wilton Re.
Ken holds an AB in Economics from Brown University. He is a Trustee Emeritus of Brown University.Originally from Garden City, New York, Ken is married with four children and lives in Wellesley, Massachusetts.
After ten years at Allina Health, Ken Paulus retired as the President and CEO of one of the nation’s largest integrated delivery systems -- serving Minnesota and Western Wisconsin. Allina consists of 13 acute care hospitals, a freestanding ED, over 100 ambulatory care clinics, and 1500 employed physicians.
Denver, CO (Oct. 27, 2016) – Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals, today announced a number of key management changes, including the following appointments, effective immediately: Andrea Pearson will become Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer; Christian Dwyer will become Executive Vice President, Product Management; and Chris Catallo, Healthgrades Senior Vice President, has been named General Manager, Hospital Solutions.
Denver, CO (Oct. 18, 2016) – Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals, released a new, first-of-its-kind Risk IQ Tool today that helps consumers assess their personal risk as it relates to six common surgical procedures, and then provides guidance to select a high quality hospital and physician for their procedure.
DENVER, CO (July 26, 2016) – Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals, announced the recipients of three awards for women’s care: the 2016 Healthgrades Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™.