Upwell Health Appoints Mary Langowski to Board of Directors


Upwell Health, a company that makes pharmacy the central point of care for people with chronic conditions, today announced that Mary Langowski has joined its Board of Directors. With over 20 years of healthcare experience, Langowskis industry knowledge will help Upwell strengthen healthcare partnerships and ultimately enable its members to better manage chronic conditions.

Langowski is an established leader with a successful track record of growing businesses and driving new market opportunities. As executive vice president/chief strategy and corporate development officer at CVS Health, she developed programs and partnerships to improve the consumer healthcare experience, including telehealth and chronic disease programs. Langowski also helped facilitate the organizations evolution as a healthcare company, managed its growth strategy, and led foundational pieces of the health plan acquisition.

Mary brings extensive knowledge of healthcare policy and the consumer health landscape to Upwells Board of Directors, said Alison Wistner, CEO, Upwell Health. She is enormously respected in the industry, and were excited to tap into her deep experience creating and driving products and solutions that generate value in the healthcare system and for consumers. Her insights on transforming healthcare delivery are critical as we continue to evolve our product and service offerings to better meet the needs of people managing chronic conditions.

Mary has worked with companies ranging from startups to Fortune 500 organizations, and has led initiatives including the creation of new Medicare payment models that enable value-based payment. In addition to her current role as CEO of Rising Tide, a boutique consultancy, Mary serves on the Board of Directors for Avantia Health, BioMatrix Specialty Pharmacy, and Solera Health.

Langowski joins Upwell during a period of rapid growth and transformation. This year alone, the company has announced the appointment of Patrick Grosso as CFO, implemented a new partner pharmacy strategy, and launched UpwellBeing.com, a website designed to help people living with heart health, mental health, diabetes, and dermatological conditions take proactive steps toward healthier living.

The traditional healthcare system does not adequately meet the needs of people living with chronic conditions, said Langowski. Upwell is uniquely positioned to reach and engage consumers where they are, and help them manage their health. Im proud to have a hand in a company dedicated to helping an underserved population with services, resources, and support.

About Upwell Health Upwell is an integrated virtual healthcare company that makes pharmacy the central point of care for people living with chronic conditions by providing them with the services, medications, and content they need to manage their health. Nearly 133 million people in the U.S. have one or more chronic conditionsthats almost half of all adults. Upwell ensures they get the treatment they need with the improved health outcomes they deserve by providing telehealth consultations, prescription delivery, and encouraging, actionable content. The result? A smart, simple, seamless experience. Learn more at www.upwell.com.

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