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At TreeHouse Health, we help emerging healthcare companies accelerate the growth and development of their business within an innovative and collaborative ecosystem by providing investment and expertise.
Accenture delivers a wide range of health services and solutions that help the world’s leading healthcare providers and health plans use knowledge in new ways—from back office to the doctor’s office. Combining unmatched experience and specialized clinical and business skills—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture enables more effective, efficient and affordable healthcare.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (BCBS), with headquarters in the St. Paul suburb of Eagan, was chartered in 1933 as Minnesota’s first health plan and continues to carry out its charter mission today as a health company: to promote a wider, more economical and timely availability of health services for the people of Minnesota. Blue Cross is a not-for-profit, taxable organization. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, headquartered in Chicago.
Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) is a nationally recognized Level I Adult Trauma Center and Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center with the largest emergency department in Minnesota. It is operated by Hennepin Healthcare System, Inc., a subsidiary corporation of Hennepin County. The comprehensive public teaching hospital and clinic system includes a 455-bed acute care hospital and primary care and specialty clinics located in downtown Minneapolis and St. Anthony Village, Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Golden Valley, and Richfield; and in Minneapolis in the Whittier Neighborhood and on East Lake Street.
Because of HCMC’s focus on the future of health care, Upstream Health Innovations was launched in April of 2015. Using human-centered design, Upstream Health Innovations seeks to empower patients to lead healthy lives, partners with the community to build capacity and fosters the health innovations that create equity and improve outcomes. To learn more go to: www.upstreaminnovations.org.
Andcor, a pioneer in the recruiting industry with its equity-for-services fee structures and investment activities, is the leading resource for the assembly and development of entrepreneurial leadership teams for innovative emerging growth companies.
The intellectual property law firm of Christensen Fonder provides legal service and representation to clients worldwide.
Cresa Minneapolis is a real estate advisory firm that exclusively represents tenants and specializes in the delivery of fully integrated real estate services.
Evantage is a business consultancy that helps organizations capitalize on change and how they interact with their customers.
Insperity, a trusted advisor to America’s best businesses for more than 27 years, provides an array of human resources and business solutions designed to improve business performance.
MentorMate integrates strategy, design, app development and staffing services bringing globally-informed technical expertise to tight-knit innovation groups and Fortune 500 companies alike.
Peterson Habicht offers strategic legal and business counsel in Business, Banking, Real Estate, Employment, Estate Planning and Tax Services, Litigation and Dispute Resolution and Health Care (legal, consulting and policy services).
StoneArch partners with industry-leading medical device and healthcare companies from around the world delivering award-winning marketing, meetings and learning initiatives.
With more than 1,700 associates in 39 offices, Wipfli LLP (Wipfli) ranks among the top 20 accounting and business consulting firms in the United States.
The Medical Alley Association is a global leader in industry advocacy, stakeholder connectivity and content delivery which help power the evolution of healthcare in supporting members so they may innovate, succeed and influence the global community.
Mill City ICC (Innovation, Collaboration and Commercialization) is a non-profit organization focused on assisting healthcare systems and providers in matching healthcare resources to the needs of their ambulatory patient population.
The Minnesota Cup is an annual competition that seeks to support and accelerate the development of the best breakthrough ideas from across Minnesota.
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TreeHouse Health is an innovation center designed to invest in emerging companies and facilitate innovation between large and emerging players in the industry. Our team plays an active role in helping Portfolio Companies achieve success.
John Blank has extensive experience in the healthcare both as a practicing physician and a senior executive in the managed care and services sectors of the healthcare industry.
John has successfully built and sold numerous managed care organizations. As Chief Executive of Harmony Health Plan, John led the company through a successful acquisition by WellCare in 2004. He then served as Chief Executive Officer of Unison Health Plans where he grew revenues to more than $950 Million before the business was acquired by UnitedHealth subsidiary, AmeriChoice, in 2008.
John was then Chief Operating Officer of AmeriChoice before serving as Senior Vice President of the Emerging Business Group at UHG.
John earned a medical degree from McGill University and is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric hematology and oncology.
J.D. is the Managing Director at TreeHouse Health where he oversees operations, facilitates business development and is responsible for executing investments in TreeHouse Portfolio Companies.
J.D. has past experience sourcing, evaluating and executing investments in early stage companies. He also has experience working in corporate Government Affairs. J.D. is a graduate of Miami University with a degree in Political Science and Business Legal Studies and is currently pursuing a MBA at the Carlson School of Management.
Dave is an experienced sales leader of health and healthcare services. He began his career with Definity Health where he was responsible for regional employer sales, consumer sales, and account management growth. Upon the company’s sale to UnitedHealth Group, he became President of the Healthcare Transformation Group.
David then co-founded RedBrick Health, a health and wellness company dedicated to changing the financing to reward consumer healthy lifestyles .
In 2009, David co-founded The Second Story Sales Company and currently serves as its CEO.
Joseph H. Whitney has significant professional business development, executive management, and financial experience with numerous companies ranging from start-ups to major public companies and is actively involved in venture capital investing.
He has been on the Board of Directors of numerous charitable organizations, and both private and public companies including Hixon Properties, Hawaiian Development Corp., Electro-Magnetic Components Inc., the Whitney Foundation, and Loring Corners.