FEBRUARY 8, 2017 - San Francisco, CA. Under the direction of its new President, Chris McSwain (former VP U.S. Benefits, Walmart, and VP, Global Benefits, Whirlpool), the non-profit Integrated Benefits Institute (IBI) and its new subsidiary focused on driving innovation, IBI Labs, has teamed up with Windancer Technologies, Inc., a Silicon Valley-based healthcare technology and services company. The collaboration will identify some of the area’s most exciting companies developing technologies, solutions and services focused on improving employee health, wellbeing, productivity and, ultimately, workforce performance.
The IBI Labs’ Early Stage Health Care and Employee Benefit Technology session offers selected technology companies the unique and valuable opportunity to present to IBI members and attendees at the IBI Forum on March 12, 2018 at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco.
According to a recent survey of IBI member interest, the following technology areas were identified:
• Cybersecurity solutions and cloud-based services for individuals
• Enterprise software and mobility technologies that address health and welfare
• Employee performance, wellbeing, and environment technologies and solutions
Companies that want to learn more about how to participate in IBI Labs and to be considered for participation at the Early Stage Health Care and Employee Benefit Technology session should contact Steve Inch at email@example.com. Additional details on the Forum being held March 12-14 and registration information can be found here: https://ibiweb.org/forum/forum-registration/
As the leading research organization in health and productivity, the Integrated Benefits Institute’s (IBI) work emphasizes that healthy, productive employees promote healthy business. Since its inception in 1995, IBI has been an independent non-profit serving more than 1,100+ members—the companies that provide health and productivity services and the companies that implement health-related programs to benefit their employees and their business. IBI provides unbiased research, insights and tools so employers and providers can make decisions that positively impact people, productivity, and performance (3Ps). For additional information, please visit http://www.ibiweb.org and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.
About Windancer Technologies
FEBRUARY 8, 2017 - ALAMEDA, CALIFORNIA – Windancer Technologies, based in Silicon Valley, has crafted the best technologies, services, and solutions into unique offerings that optimize the deployment of comprehensive health record systems while, at the same time, interdicting cybersecurity threats to patient data.
Windancer’s new Innovations practice helps private equity-backed early stage technology firms in the development of initial opportunities in the US healthcare market. Windancer has pioneered a unique methodology to achieve success for these companies and the institutional firms that support them with capital. It includes a detailed assessment to determine the solution potential within healthcare, an evaluation of product or service and go-to-market strategies using a network of clinicians, and identifying potential customers who are interested in purchasing the technology and serving as a reference.
“Emerging technologies and services under development in start-ups are going to have a dramatic and positive impact on the cost of healthcare and the management of Population Health” said, Scott Bateman, Windancer’s Founder and COO.
As a first engagement, Windancer Innovations has partnered with Integrated Benefit Institute (www.ibiweb.org), based in San Francisco to identify exciting new technology companies focused on improving employee health, well-being, work environment, and workforce performance. IBI serves a large number of US and Canadian-based corporate members including companies that provide health and productivity services and the companies that implement health-related programs to benefit their employees and their business. Selected companies will present to IBI membership on March 12, 2018.
“In order for us to achieve the technology showcase goals for our 2018 Annual Forum, we needed a partner who had deep knowledge of the healthcare market, understood what technologies are going to matter, and, at the same time, enjoyed relationships with private equity firms. With Windancer, we get all three,” said Chris McSwain, IBI’s President.
“We are delighted to be working with Chris and his team at IBI to showcase exciting new technologies that are being designed for employee health and well-being” said, C. Lloyd Mahaffey, Windancer’s Founder and Executive Chairman.
About Windancer Technologies, Inc.
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NOVEMBER 8, 2017 - Alameda, CA. Former Apple and Verifone senior executive, C. Lloyd Mahaffey, has teamed with Karen Scott and Scott Bateman, the co-founders of Healthcare Project Management Partners, a major EHR deployment service provider in the US, to launch Windancer Technologies to respond to the tectonic shift unfolding in healthcare as large and small healthcare systems struggle with the implementation of new technologies, software, and services to improve patient care, increase service line revenue, and meet regulatory requirements.
Windancer, based in Silicon Valley, has crafted the best of healthcare, technology, and marketing solutions into a range of unique offerings that accelerate the deployment of comprehensive digital health record systems while, at the same time, interdicting cybersecurity threats to patient data and legacy systems. Their goal is to help CIO’s and CISO’s maintain service line performance, meet their operating objectives, while still reducing costs.
“With an expanding three-dimensional cloud of data swirling around patients and the speed in which digital biometric and emerging technologies are going to impact healthcare, we felt the time was right to launch the company,” said Mahaffey, Windancer’s Executive Chairman.
The company has just landed its first customer, LCMC Health, a Louisiana-based, non-profit healthcare system serving the needs of the people of Louisiana, the Gulf South, and beyond. “The depth and variety of creative ideas we tap into through Windancer is very refreshing and unique in healthcare. They understand how to motivate patients, physicians, and staff to engage over the long term,” said Tanya Townsend, SVP & CIO, LCMC Health.
“In launching Windancer, we wanted to engage with one of the most innovative healthcare systems in the US. In LCMC Health, we have an extraordinary client and partner who is exploring the cutting edge of technologies and services to meet their patient care mission,” said Karen Scott, Windancer’s CEO.
The Windancer Team brings years of global experience across industries with some of the world's leading companies. Shown below are a few of the companies at which one or more members of our team have worked or engaged with in their respective focus areas.