MediKeeper Appoints International Workplace Health Expert Dr. Tyler Amell to Leadership Team
As Chief Health and Strategy Officer, Dr. Amell Will Drive the Wellness Company’s Strategic Direction to Define and Meet Growing Market Opportunities
SAN DIEGO, February 3, 2021 – MediKeeper, a leading workplace wellness technology company, today announced the appointment of Dr. Tyler Amell as Chief Health and Strategy Officer. An internationally recognized workplace health and productivity expert, Dr. Amell will be responsible for developing the strategy for the company and driving innovation initiatives for MediKeeper’s next-generation wellness platform. He brings significant strength to the leadership team as the company scales to meet growing demands for its wellness technologies, including wellness portals, a stand-alone HRA tool and a COVID Navigator mobile app. He will report directly to CEO David Ashworth.
In addition to his role at MediKeeper, Dr. Amell also serves on the executive board of directors of the National Wellness Institute and the Work Wellness Institute. Previously he served on the executive board of directors of the Integrated Benefits Institute (IBI) and the Canadian Association for Research on Work and Health. He has held a variety of senior positions, including CRO, CHO and CEO at wellness, technology, and healthcare organizations. Dr. Amell also holds an adjunct faculty position at Pacific Coast University for Workplace Health Sciences, has given seminars and presentations at more than 200 events globally. He frequently publishes articles about workplace wellness in industry publications. On April 21st, he will present a keynote address at The Wellness Summit on the “Global future vision for creating a culture of wellness” in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We could not have found a better addition to our executive bench than Dr. Amell, who will help us shape the future of MediKeeper to best align with urgent new corporate wellness requirements and priorities coming out of the pandemic,” said Ashworth. “He brings the ideal background for partnering with our customers to help them define their next-generation health and productivity technology solutions so that MediKeeper can continue to be the catalyst for engagement and sustainable health change.”
“It’s an honor to join MediKeeper and work alongside David and the rest of the team,” said Dr. Amell. “I am excited by the tremendous opportunity to be part of something great. MediKeeper is poised to become a hub of innovation in the health and wellness technology space, and bringing that vision to fruition is my mission.”
MediKeeper offers a comprehensive suite of health management tools designed for employer groups, health plans, brokers, TPA’s, and wellness companies. The company’s Wellness Portal and Health Risk Assessment tools enable healthcare consumers to make smarter health-related decisions. Founded in 2003, MediKeeper technology gathers and analyzes disparate health data. By providing de-identified population reporting in a seamlessly integrated portal, MediKeeper’s customers are better able to manage their population’s health and make smarter wellness investments. Visit us at https://medikeeper.com/. Follow our blog at https://medikeeper.com/resources/blog/ and on Twitter @medikeeper.
Jill Reed or Peter Brooks, Sift Communications for MediKeeper, [email protected]