Wellness company Onlife Health has named Kevin Jett vice president of enterprise solutions.
In his new role, Jett will lead lead customer migration and device integration teams along with overseeing software and technological framework for the Brentwood company's wellness solutions. Jett was cofounder and chief technology officer at Calibrain and held leadership and engineering roles at Juris and PureSafety.
"Kevin is a hands-on expert in developing and architecting enterprise-level software solutions," Sameer Bhargava, Onlife Health chief information officer, said in a release. "He adds both technical depth and strength to Onlife's leadership team."
Healthways has entered into a two-year contract with New York-based EmblemHealth.
Through the deal, terms of which were not disclosed, Healthways will manage high-risk commercial, Medicare and Medicaid members of the health benefits and wellness company.
Using telephone coaching, educational materials and online tools, Healthways will support health management for patients with chronic conditions.
"EmblemHealth recognizes the opportunity to improve the health and well-being of it population and lower health care costs by offering programs and tools to address the root cause of disease rather than just treating the symptoms," Ben Leedle, Healthways president and CEO, said in a release. "Our shared commitment to well-being improvement will create a powerful partnership that will enhance the quality of the member health experience while managing costs."
Shares of Healthways (Ticker: HWAY) were up to $22.52 Thursday morning. In the last three months, they're up 43 percent.
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