About Us

Founded in 2001, Verge Health offers software and services that empower healthcare organizations to proactively protect and defend patients, caregivers, and facilities against errors, adverse events, and policy violations for optimal quality and safety. Rooted in industry expertise and client experience at over 900 facilities nationwide, the Converge Platform delivers robust analytics, providing a comprehensive operational solution and support for proactive risk management. To help clients maximize potential and achieve high reliability, Verge offers Strategic Advisory Services. We help clients leverage technology, best practice, and industry knowledge to protect patients and protect margins.

MEET THE TEAM

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Connie Moser Chief Executive Officer
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Connie Moser brings to this position more than 30 years of experience in the healthcare technology industry. Connie has distinctive leadership abilities around predictive analytics, strategic use of data, and delivering operational efficiencies with cloud-based software solutions. She also ran the credentialing business while with McKesson. She has presented on various healthcare topics at meetings sponsored by HIMSS, HFMA and NAHAM, and the HFMA Thought Leadership Conference in Washington DC.
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Shannon Carter Chief Financial Officer
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Shannon is a native South Carolinian and graduated Clemson University with BS in Accounting. After graduating, he went to work in public accounting receiving his CPA license. After 5.5 years in public accounting, he took the position as an accounting manager and then 5 years later a position as the Finance Director of an Urgent Care facility with multiple locations before joining the Verge team in 2012.
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James Lawson Chief Solutions Officer
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James Lawson joins Verge with more than 20 years experience in the Healthcare Software Industry. Having worked both in the provider side as well as multiple leadership roles with healthcare software vendors James has a unique perspective on challenges hospitals face and their creative solutions. James has built a career on leading teams that design, create, and deliver high-quality integration and software systems.
Inge Garrison Chief Clinical Officer & VP, Strategic Advisory Services
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Ingeborg “Inge” Garrison joined Verge Health in 2014. Prior to joining, Inge held a CNO leadership position in a large acute care health system. During her time on the nursing leadership team the organization earned initial and renewal system Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The designation is the nation’s highest form of recognition for nursing excellence and serves as a benchmark for quality of care. Across the span of her career, Inge has served in a variety of nursing education and nursing management positions. She received a Bachelor's degree in Nursing from Queens College, and her MSN from Queens University of Charlotte. Inge is a member of the American Nurses Association, American Organization of Nurse Executives, and the American College of Healthcare Executives. Her nursing career has been dedicated to creating high quality, reliable systems of care, focused on communication and developing tools to assist the next generation of nurse leaders and health care professionals to lead in these ever-changing times.
Chris Malanuk President & GM, Provider Solutions
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Chris is a health care executive with over 20 years of leadership experience and is one of Verge’s founding partners. Prior to his involvement with Verge, Chris served in a senior leadership role for a 745 bed academic medical center for nearly 15 years. At Verge he enjoys collaborating in the development of applications and internal policy designed for the efficient management of patient safety programs and the automation of related administrative tasks. Beyond the general oversight of Verge’s platform and operations, Chris directly manages the practitioner suite that includes a service division for the outsourced management of medical and professional staff credentialing and performance monitoring.
Mike DeSimone President & GM, Health System Solutions
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Mike DeSimone brings to this position more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare technology and data analytics industry. Mike has lead data analytics, market strategy, client services, and product management divisions of McKesson and Best Doctors, as well as having built and optimized operational organizations with cloud-based technologies. Mike has a Masters degree in Economics from the University of New Hampshire.

CLIENT SERVICES & CREDENTIALING

kristen odum
Kristen Odum Director, Client Services – Health Systems
Mike Domin Director, Client Services – Health Systems
Danielle Hollingsworth VP, Credentialing and Provider Services
Lara Brock Director, Client Services - Credentialing

SALES & MARKETING

PRODUCT & TECHNOLOGY

jamie wight
Jamie Wight Director, Product Engineering
walter page
Walter Page Director, Integration and BI
Vivek Desai Director, IT Security & Infrastructure

LEGAL & HR

BOARD MEMBERS

Pat Leonard, Chairman
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Pat is a Partner at TT Capital Partners (TTCP) focused on alternate investments in healthcare services and technology companies.  He has more than 20 years of operating experience as a senior executive in technology-enabled healthcare services businesses, including Change Healthcare, McKesson and predecessor organizations acquired by McKesson. Pat presently serves on the boards of directors for Verge Health and T Systems and acts as a strategic advisor to Visionary RCM and Access Healthcare. Prior to joining TTCP, Pat was an operating partner with Pamplona Capital Funds where he served as CEO of Formativ Health. He is a former board member of Crossover Health Care Ministry, the largest free healthcare clinic in Virginia. Pat earned a B.S. in Accounting from George Mason University and an M.B.S in Finance and Marketing from the Katz School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh.  He is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).
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Connie Moser
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Connie Moser brings to this position more than 30 years of experience in the healthcare technology industry. Connie has distinctive leadership abilities around predictive analytics, strategic use of data, and delivering operational efficiencies with cloud-based software solutions. She also ran the credentialing business while with McKesson. She has presented on various healthcare topics at meetings sponsored by HIMSS, HFMA and NAHAM, and the HFMA Thought Leadership Conference in Washington DC.
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Pat Fry
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Pat serves as Executive Chairman of the Board for Verge Health. After a 30-plus-year career with Northern California's not-for-profit Sutter Health network of doctors and hospitals—including the past 10 years as president and chief executive officer—Pat Fry retired on Jan. 4, 2016. Under Pat's leadership, Sutter Health became a national leader in clinical quality and greatly expanded community access to healthcare in big cities and small towns throughout Northern California. Fry's achievements include the creation of the Sutter Medical Network, which unites Sutter's 5,000 aligned and affiliated physicians around common quality commitments; My Health Online, which provides more than 1 million Northern Californians with anytime online access to their personal health records; and the growing Sutter Health Plus health plan. During Fry's tenure, Sutter Health's annual revenues grew from $6.7 billion to more than $10 billion. While consistently achieving strong financial performance during Fry's tenure, Sutter Health made record investments in care for the underserved.
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Dave Henderson
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Dave Henderson, a co-founder of TripleTree, has 30 years of relevant experience having advised over 50 healthcare and technology companies. He has assisted numerous business owners and executive teams in planning and executing successful strategies to create and maximize the value of their firm. Prior to co-founding TripleTree, Dave spent 25+ years in venture capital, business development and as a senior operating executive, combined with seven years of public accounting experience at Arthur Andersen.
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Fred Morris
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With more than 35 years of involvement in expansion issues from an investor, lender, and executive point-of-view, Fred supports entrepreneurs by helping them build effective sales organizations and navigate complex management and financial decisions. He has served in board roles for more than a dozen portfolio companies. He currently serves in leadership roles at several organizations that foster the region’s economic growth: he is a Director on the board of Boston’s North Shore Technology Council, the North Shore Innoventure Center, and the Connecticut Venture Group.
Tim Scallen
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Tim Scallen is a Principal at TTCP, focused on deal execution and portfolio company management for the firm’s dedicated investment vehicles. His areas of focus primarily target high-growth businesses within the Healthcare IT, Services, and information analytics sectors. Tim has a broad set of M&A experiences structuring equity and debt transactions, actively working with portfolio company management teams, and sourcing new investment opportunities.

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Community Outreach, Wellness Challenges, and Book Club
(Fueling our community, bodies, and brains)

Socially Responsible
(Doing what’s right isn’t just an obligation)

Annual VScavenger Hunt
(7 teams, 35 stops, a rocking after-party)

Annual Field Day
(We take this very seriously, how’s your dizzy bat?)

VTurkey Day and Holiday Party
(With co-workers like family, we enjoy celebrating together)

Oyster Roasts, Picnics, and Happy Hours
(We love getting everyone together and meeting new faces)

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