Continuum Enhances Sales and Operational Capabilities with New Hires
January 4, 2017
Marlton, NJ – January 4, 2017 – Continuum Health Alliance, a physician enablement company, has hired three new executives to enhance the firm’s sales and operational capabilities.
As Chief Information Officer, Kovel oversees all of Continuum’s technology services, operations, and applications. He also supervises strategic planning to ensure that Continuum and its clients are at the forefront of technological developments that maximize service and efficiency. A seasoned healthcare technology practitioner, Kovel has acted as the interim CIO and senior technology leader for several physician-led provider organizations across the country. As a healthcare domain expert, Kovel blends an ability to see the big picture while maintaining his passion for the tactical details that ensure programmatic success. Kovel earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland and holds a Master of Information Systems Management from UMBC. He is a Certified Professional in Health Care Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS) and served on the technology faculty at the Carey Business School of the Johns Hopkins University, teaching Carey MBA students.
As General Manager/Senior Vice President of Performance Solutions, Christman integrates technology and process automation to create results-driven strategies. He provides leadership and guidance for physicians and practices transitioning from a fee-for-service environment to new, highly complicated value-based payment models in today’s ever-changing healthcare marketplace. Prior to his role at Continuum, Christman served as Area Vice President of Enterprise Solutions at ZirMed, a cloud-based financial and clinical performance management platform that specializes in revenue cycle management solutions, where he was top sales executive for two consecutive years, exceeding $11M ACV. Throughout his professional career, he has handled multiple enterprise practice management migrations and performed revenue cycle management services on more than 10 major practice management systems. Christman graduated cum laude from Florida Gulf Coast University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
As Vice President of Commercial Operations, Juzaitis drives sales transparency throughout the organization by developing, implementing, and maintaining a range of commercial best practices. He is also responsible for Continuum’s technology channel management and works to grow and expand the company’s consulting and analyst relationships. Prior to his role at Continuum, Juzaitis served as Chief Revenue Office for Medfusion, a leading provider of patient experience management solutions. Before joining Medfusion, he spent four years with ZirMed, where he oversaw national sales operations. Throughout his professional career, Juzaitis has led negotiations for many large strategic enterprise software deals, both in the US and UK, and has worked across the continuum of care in the healthcare industry. He holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from East Carolina University.
“Our company is dedicated to enhancing our platform for today’s value-based environment,” said Don McDaniel, Continuum CEO. “The addition of David, Andrew, and John’s leadership will bring us to a new level in terms of how we sell and operationalize our solutions. It’s my pleasure to welcome them to the team.”
About Continuum Health Alliance
Continuum Health Alliance is a physician enablement company that optimizes value-based commerce through population health, practice transformation, applied analytics and network development services. The company offers proven, strategic business and clinical solutions empowering ambulatory and community-based enterprises and other providers to enhance patient access and experience, improve health and lower overall costs. Continuum serves 1,500+ primary care physicians, specialists and nurse practitioners caring for hundreds of thousands of patients across the country. Learn more at www.challc.net.