We Are Apixio
Our mission, team, and leadership enable us to transform
healthcare from an art to a science.
Apixio applies its cognitive computing platform to risk adjustment, the fundamental basis for value-based health, through its HCC Profiler SaaS application. HCC Profiler enables more accurate and productive medical coding review for insurers and health systems.
Now, with its world-class team of data scientists, engineers, product experts, and healthcare gurus, Apixio has set its sights on other applications that enable insurers and health systems to deliver better care.
Darren Schulte, MD, has over eleven years of industry experience in healthcare analytics and technology. Darren served as the Chief Medical Officer and President of Apixio prior to being appointed CEO in 2014. Before joining Apixio, Darren served in executive leadership roles at Alere, Anvita Health, and Resolution Health. Darren co-developed 25 clinical measures endorsed by the National Quality Forum to assess ambulatory care quality measurement using electronic data. Darren is a nationally recognized speaker on the topics of healthcare analytics and quality improvement. Darren received his BS degree from Berkeley, MPP degree from Harvard, and MD from Stanford. He trained in Internal Medicine at UCSF, and is co-author of one US patent.
John Schneider brings to Apixio over 25 years of software technology and product development, managing research, and product and engineering experiences. Most recently John was the General Manager of the Adaptive Learning Products and the Chief Product Architect at Apollo Group. Prior to Apollo, John was CTO of CloudTalk Inc. where his team developed a multitenant web and mobile messaging communications platform. At GE Healthcare, John was a director of software development and VP, developing instrumentation and informatics solutions that helped produce the human genome and discover gene function. John holds a BSE degree from Columbia University School of Engineering.
Mark Scott has almost two decades of healthcare marketing and communications experience. He has overhauled and launched the global brands of two multibillion-dollar public companies: San Diego-based medical technology maker CareFusion and Massachusetts-based diagnostic device company Alere. While at Masimo he launched the Patient Safety Movement, which helped bring national attention to the issues of patient safety, and garnered keynote speakers such as President Bill Clinton. Mark’s deep experience covers the marketing spectrum from product marketing and launch activations, brand development, product positioning and messaging; to packaging and labeling; public relations; content marketing, website development; and crisis communications. Mark’s thought leadership on health technology and marketing has been published in Dataconomy and the Harvard Business Review. Mark has a B.A. and M.A., in Political Science from the University of Western Ontario.
Jeff Harmon brings to Apixio over 25 years of finance, accounting and administration experience in the software and SaaS business sectors. Most recently, Jeff was VP, Division Finance Officer at CoreLogic (CLGX), a mortgage information provider. Preceding CoreLogic, he was VP of Finance and Administration with Dorado Network Systems, a mortgage origination through SaaS provider. Prior to Dorado, he was VP of Finance and Accounting at Epocrates (EPOC), a health information through SaaS provider and Corporate Controller for Packeteer (PKTR), a bandwidth management software company. Jeff holds a BA from UCLA, a MBA from California State University at Hayward and an active CPA license.
Meg is a seasoned healthcare professional committed to improving quality of care. She is a strategic thinker whose pragmatic and customer-centered approach has been cultivated from 25 years of experience with technology startups, service companies, and government agencies. Most recently Meg was COO at HealthLoop, Inc, where she spent 4 years building a team and a company, and creating a new market of patient engagement solutions for healthcare. Previously Meg was VP of Business Operations at Epocrates, where she was a key member of the team that developed and launched the Epocrates Electronic Health Record (EHR). Meg also held the role of VP of Client Services during a period of high company growth and profitability that culminated in the Epocrates IPO. Previous to Epocrates, Meg was a strategy consultant with Accenture’s Health Services Group and a Medicaid policy analyst with the Health Care Financing Administration (now the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services).
Tom has 25 years of experience building successful sales organizations for healthcare technology and analytics companies. Prior to joining Apixio, Tom served as head of sales for GNS Healthcare, High Roads, Connance, and Silverlink Communications. He also led sales at HPR, a medical payments company, up to and through a successful IPO. Tom is a result-oriented executive who excels at motivating field teams, providing solutions to client requirements, and clearly positioning the value of technology services. He holds a BS from the University of Vermont, and an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School.