Applied Health Analytics names new president of Coalesce

Former Southwind exec to lead consulting division

Applied Health Analytics announced today it has named Craig Smith president of its Coalesce division. In his new role, Smith will lead the population health management and software company's consulting and solutions division, creating strategies and infrastructure for hospitals and health systems.

"Craig brings significant experience to our company through his work, more recently at The Advisory Board Company, helping health systems transition to a value-based care model that delivers revenue," Robert Chamberlain, Applied Health's co-founder, chairman and CEO, said in a release.

Previously, Smith was an executive partner at the Southwind division of The Advisory Board Company and has more than 16 years of health care consulting experience. Smith also spent 15 years in business development and client account management in financial services.

"The founders at Applied Health Analytics and Coalesce have decades of experience building technology infrastructures and guiding and connecting health systems with the resources needed to build revenue," Smith said. "I look forward to working with systems to help leverage additional revenue-building."