UpWell Names Patrick Grosso as Chief Administrative Officer, Josh Walker as Chief Operating Officer
11 May 2018 - - Salt Lake City, Utah-based chronic conditions-focused provider of healthcare services, support, and solutions UpWell Health has hired two executives to support its rapid growth as it expands market share, the company said.
Patrick Grosso, who brings 19 years of private and public company operations experience to UpWell, has assumed the role of chief administrative officer; Josh Walker, bringing more than 15 years of healthcare experience has joined the company as chief operating officer.
Grosso will oversee all business administration and legal functions and the development of strategic initiatives that help the company achieve core organisational objectives.
Previously, he served as Skullcandy's chief legal officer and vice president of strategic initiatives and corporate affairs, leading several departments internationally.
Prior to UpWell, Walker served as COO at both Imagine Health and Optum, UnitedHealth Group's USD40 bn health services arm.
At UpWell, he will lead the technology, information technology, pharmacy operations, and project management teams.
UpWell empowers members to take control of their health by making it easier for them to get the medications and care they need at an affordable cost.
The company's mission is to change the way people learn about and manage their conditions, through prescription delivery, online community support, and access to educational resources.