As Welldoc’s Executive Vice President, Enterprise Solutions, is responsible for broadening relationships with key stakeholders to expand use of Welldoc’s FDA-cleared, proven BlueStar® digital therapeutic.
Laurel is a leader and visionary, devoted to transforming healthcare at both regional and national levels. Before joining Welldoc, Laurel served as president & CEO of Northeast Business Group on Health (NEBGH) for nearly 25 years. There, she built an employer-led coalition of healthcare leaders and other stakeholders with the mission of empowering members to drive excellence and value in healthcare and the patient experience. NEBGH currently has 170 members comprised of national and global self-insured employers based in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Massachusetts; plus national health plans, major consulting organizations, regional hospital systems and other key stakeholders.
Under Laurel’s leadership, NEBGH became one of the most active and influential healthcare-focused business coalitions in the country, focused on moving toward a value-based delivery system. NEBGH delivers educational and training programs for benefits executives, user groups designed to help them improve health plan and PBM performance, and guidance on private exchanges via the Private Exchange Evaluation Collaborative (PEEC), of which Laurel is a founder.
On the national level, Laurel serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of The Leapfrog Group and on the Board of the National Quality Forum. She previously served on the Board of the National Alliance of Health Care Purchaser Coalitions. Laurel received her BA in Anthropology from SUNY Albany and MPH from Emory University.