DENVER, January 25, 2018 — BridgeHealth today announced that Peter Jacobson has joined its management team as chief financial officer. BridgeHealth is a leader in providing bundled surgical case rate benefit plans to self-funded employers.
Reporting to Mark Stadler, BridgeHealth’s president and chief executive officer, Jacobson will manage the firm’s finance, accounting, reporting, tax, treasury, audit and financial planning. In the newly created and expanded role, Jacobson also will oversee BridgeHealth’s information technology and care coordination for the more than 500,000 lives covered by the company’s value-based surgery benefits.
“Peter brings an ideal combination of experience in privately held companies and investment banking to help strategically manage our continued, rapid growth,” said Stadler. “We’ll look to Peter to drive operational improvements and efficiencies that further enhance our service to customers.”
“I’m excited to help BridgeHealth continue to grow and provide superior benefit solutions and services to self-funded employers,” added Jacobson.
Jacobson previously served as CFO of National Entertainment Network, the nation’s largest amusement vending company. He also was CFO at Productive Data Solutions and vice president at KeyBanc Capital Markets. Jacobson holds an MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.
Founded in 2007, BridgeHealth (www.bridgehealth.com) is a provider of value-based healthcare services. Its bundled rates allow self-insured group health plans to improve quality and outcomes of surgery, reduce costs and positively affect the rate of unnecessary surgery. Through decision support, a program of high-quality providers, care coordination and other strategies, clients get real results while providing an outstanding patient experience through a facilitated process. Clients achieve very quantifiable results in a manner that integrates with their full suite of health plan benefits. BridgeHealth is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.