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Icario Names Craig Wigginton Chief Technology Officer

Technology veteran helping health plans accelerate customer engagement and digital care management transformation

MINNEAPOLIS, May 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – IcarioCraig Wigginton, the largest healthcare company in the healthcare industry, today named the leader in digital transformation as chief technology officer. With more than two decades of experience in technology leadership roles, Wigginton will leverage his vast innovation and technology operations experience to help Icario clients implement their digital transformation and engagement strategies across the healthcare spectrum – from registration to the quality up to satisfaction and loyalty.

Wigginton joins Icario from Altruista Health, where he served as CTO, working closely with health plans in the United States and leading a global team of more than 400 product, technology and implementation professionals. Wigginton will take on Icario’s mission to become an API-first company to help Medicaid, Exchange, and Medicare Advantage create better member experiences while getting better results at a lower cost.

“Craig is an expert in using technology to improve healthcare and a world-class leader and teammate,” said Steve Wigginton, CEO of Icario. “He joins Icario at an exciting time in our history as we enter a new phase of growth. His deep knowledge of technology and healthcare further strengthens our foundation and enables us to accelerate innovation for our customers.”

“The future of digital care management is a passion of mine and Icario is perfectly positioned to harness the power of data and machine learning to improve the quality of care and the quality of life,” said Craig Wigginton. “Integrating consumer-friendly technology into clinic and health plan settings has been extremely powerful, but many payers need help and I look forward to doing just that.”

Prior to joining Altruista Health, Wigginton was CTO for over 20 years driving digital transformation and the delivery of SaaS platforms in venture capital and public corporation environments. His healthcare technology experience includes nursing management, risk management, clinical trial management and clinical supply chain optimization at Health Integrated, Datatrak International, Pharos Technologies and Neoforma. Wigginton holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Northeastern University.

About Icario
Icario is the leading health care company focused on connecting people with health. Icario leverages pioneering behavioral science, data science, and our adaptive multi-channel platform to provide large-scale personalization for the most trusted healthcare organizations in all 50 states, including seven of the ten largest health plans. Learn more at www.icariohealth.com.

BOCA Communications for Icario
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