Symphony Performance Health Announces New CEO, Al Vega

30 year industry veteran to drive growth of Symphony Performance Health in Healthcare Analytics & IT Solutions


Alpharetta, Georgia – WEBWIRE – Friday, April 25, 2014

Symphony Performance Health (SPH), a company that empowers healthcare transformation by providing best-in-class information, analytics and technology solutions, is announcing it has selected Al Vega as its next chief executive officer.  Mr. Vega joins SPH with thirty years’ experience in healthcare IT and analytics.   

“We are tremendously excited to be partnering with Al and the team at Symphony Performance Health,” said J.T. Treadwell, Managing Director at the Symphony Technology Group. “We share a vision for how we can bring together insights, information, and action to transform the quality and cost of healthcare.  With his proven track record in the sector, and a tremendous entrepreneurial energy, and the Symphony partnership for growth and innovation, we will create a great company here by delivering on the promise of innovation and value to our customers.” 

 “I am thrilled to lead the charge as we tackle the complex tasks of performing advanced analytics and providing easy-to-use solutions to our payer, provider and health network clients.  We have created a suite of innovative technology solutions to address their needs by combining real-time, clinical EMR data from disparate network systems with claims data creating next generation clinical and quality measurement tools.  These tools are used by clients to determine referral patterns and manage population health at the point of care.  By providing big data analytics and delivering the data in an easy-to-use, high adoption cloud-based solution we are truly empowering healthcare transformation” said Vega.

Vega’s 30 year career includes multi-faceted experience in healthcare, information technology, e-commerce, and financial services; Al is joining Symphony Performance Health as its President & Chief Executive Officer after having served as Symphony Health Solutions Executive Vice President & General Manager of its Provider and Payer Division.

SPH was founded through the merger of Voyance Health and MDdatacor ,and is part of a larger ecosystem of healthcare solutions companies that bring together industry leading solutions to help payers, providers and health networks improve their performance, productivity, and profitability by delivering high-value data, analytics, and innovative performance solutions.  SPH’s health and life sciences ecosystem includes Symphony Health Solutions (http://symphonyhealth.com), Evidera (www.evidera.com), and Archimedes (http://archimedesmodel.com).

Symphony Performance Health is owned by Symphony Technology Group (STG), a strategic private equity firm that makes long-term investments in its companies to build long-term value for customers. STG is a global leader in data management and analytics with 15,000 portfolio employees across North America, Europe, and Asia. The company’s deep commitment to customer-driven innovation and partnership starts with its Chairman, Dr. Romesh Wadhwani, and is shared throughout the company to all its employees.

Vega has formerly served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Client Services Officer of Press Ganey Associates and  Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing & Account Management at Focused Health Solutions, Senior Vice President, Sales/Corporate Marketing and Client Facing activities at Solucient, LLC/Thompson Reuters Healthcare. In addition, Al has been Chief Executive Officer of CareLinc Corporation, Senior VP Marketing & Products Eclipsys Corporation and EVP & COO at HealthVision Corporation. Al brings to his leadership role an extensive background and expertise in the areas of Clinical Information Systems, EMR/CPOE deployment and adaption, SaaS based subscription models, patient engagement/quality measures and healthcare analytics.

For more information, visit http://www.symphonyph.com.

About Symphony Performance Health

Symphony Performance Health helps clients achieve growth and enables a transformation of the healthcare ecosystem by providing best-in-class information, analytics and technology solutions with actionable insights. The company connects and integrates claims and clinical data, analytics and consulting, leveraging this rich data to deliver a comprehensive perspective on the real dynamics that drive business in the payer and provider markets. For more information, please visit http://www.symphonyph.com.



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