Press ReleasePeraHealth Continues Strategic Growth, Names LeAnne Hester New Chief Commercial Officer
Healthcare industry veteran brings strategic marketing and sales leadership to growing executive team
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – September 19, 2017 – PeraHealth, a provider of predictive, real-time clinical surveillance solutions, today announced the appointment of LeAnne Hester as its Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). In this new role, she will focus on developing and executing PeraHealth’s commercial strategy, including sales and marketing.
“LeAnne has a proven track record of creating and implementing strategic plans for healthcare companies that increase market share while delivering value to healthcare providers. Most importantly, she shares our passion for improving patient care,” said Stephanie Alexander, CEO of PeraHealth. “We see significant opportunities for PeraHealth to help our health system partners improve patient safety and we are proud to have LeAnne join the team.”
Ms. Hester’s experience in strategic planning, sales, business development, and marketing leadership, will help further PeraHealth’s goal of enabling providers to transform healthcare through the intelligent use of data to improve outcomes, save patient lives, and lower healthcare costs. She most recently served as interim senior vice president of marketing for Premier, Inc. Previously, LeAnne served as senior vice president of strategic initiatives for Leidos Health, where she led sales, marketing, and professional services. She has held leadership roles with The Advisory Board Company, Anthem, and Sg2. Ms. Hester began her healthcare career at Community Health Network, Indianapolis, IN.
“Organizations that have implemented clinical redesign initiatives that include PeraHealth solutions have been able to reduce patient mortality rates by as much as 30 percent. The Rothman Index has tremendous opportunity to improve patient safety and quality across the entire continuum of care,” says Hester. “I look forward to working with the team to create and implement strategies that enhance our relationships with providers and to continue to serve our partners and their patients.”
PeraHealth is transforming healthcare through the intelligent use of data. By leveraging the Rothman Index, a validated patient acuity score, PeraHealth’s clinical surveillance software solutions enable healthcare providers to identify at-risk patients sooner for earlier intervention. More than 80 leading hospitals and care providers, such as Yale New Haven Health System, Houston Methodist, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, utilize PeraHealth’s real-time, predictive analytics to improve quality and reduce costs. For more information, visit