Movers & Shakers: Lifespark Adds Chief Population Officer, Matt Nyquist
Jul 4, 2022
Lifespark gears up for national scale-up with ex-UnitedHealth exec on board, recently hiring Matt Nyquist as Chief Population Health Officer.
Prior to joining Lifespark, Nyquist was the Chief Product Officer/Chief Information Officer for the Center for Digital Health with UnitedHealth Group – Optum. He was also Optum’s Chief Information Officer.
Here Come The Ads: Yet Minnesotans, Particularly Seniors, Should Expect More From Their Health Care Plans
September 27, 2023Meaghan Puglisi
Too many medical providers get involved only after people are sick. They should be offering help when people are healthy and want to stay that way. That’s the opinion of Lifespark CEO, Joel Theisen, BSN, RN, who wrote this article in Minn Post urging seniors and their families to expect more from their health plans. Lifespark […]
How Home-Based Care Providers Are Planning to Get Involved With The GUIDE Model
September 12, 2023Meaghan Puglisi
In an interview with Patrick Filbin, reporter for Home Health Care News, Matt Kinne, Interim COO and VP, Growth weighed in on how Lifespark views the model and our potential participation. As Filbin noted, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) first announced the Guiding an Improved Dementia Experience (GUIDE) Model in late July. […]
Lifespark Appoints Monica Engel to Board of Directors
August 29, 2023Meaghan Puglisi
Monica Engel, senior vice president of government markets at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, has joined the Lifespark Board of Directors. As a member of the executive leadership team at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, Engel oversees the organization’s government health program business, including Medicare, Medicaid, the federal employee plan and individual market […]