First Mile Care Appoints Healthcare Veteran Salvatore Boscarino Chief Commercial Officer | Business

MENLO PARK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 14, 2022–

First Mile Care ( www.firstmilecare.com ), a preventive chronic care company whose mission is to halve the number of Americans with type 2 diabetes by 2028, has expanded its leadership team to include Salvatore Boscarino in the new role of Chief Commercial Officer ( CCO).

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Salvatore Boscarino, CCO (Photo: Business Wire)

“We are delighted to welcome an executive of Sal’s caliber to First Mile Care as Chief Commercial Officer,” said Founder and CEO Karl Ronn. “He is a seasoned healthcare executive with a proven track record of working successfully with national payers, integrated healthcare systems and third-party administrators. He is passionate about developing and executing innovative go-to-market strategies that will serve First Mile Care well as we rapidly expand into other US markets.

Boscarino’s deep healthcare expertise includes previous leadership positions at Anthem, Aetna, Yale New Haven Health, Community Health Network of Connecticut and Maxim Healthcare Services. Most recently, he served as Vice President of National Contracts for Beacon Health Options. Boscarino has decades of experience managing contractual relationships between providers and national payers and has worked on the transition of health plan/provider agreements from fee-for-service to pay-for-value.

“As the record number of Americans with prediabetes continues to rise, First Mile Care must accelerate the reach of its type 2 diabetes prevention (DPP) program,” Boscarino said. “From billing and healthcare policies to accreditations, contracts and regulatory compliance, healthcare is a complicated industry. I am honored to join the leadership team of First Mile Care to continue to develop the sustainable offering that provides patients with the interventions they need, while considering quality outcomes, physician onboarding, controlling the costs and social determinants of health.

Prediabetes, which affects 96 million American adults – more than one in three adults – is reversible if caught before it progresses to type 2 diabetes. By creating a nationwide network of DPP-certified trainers that help people with prediabetes develop small, lasting habit changes, First Mile Care takes the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) diabetes prevention program to the next level and democratizes program access to underserved populations . DPP is clinically proven to reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 58% (71% for people over 60). To learn more about First Mile Care’s DPP, please visit www.firstmilecare.com.

About First Mile Care

First Mile Care is a preventative chronic care company that develops affordable, scalable and sustainable solutions to reverse health conditions like prediabetes. The First Mile Care Diabetes Prevention Program enables personalized support and counseling at the community level, giving people access to the hyper-local coaching, tools and resources they need to live a better, longer life. healthy. First Mile Care is a spin-out of Health2047, the Silicon Valley-based innovation arm of the American Medical Association. For more information, please visit www.firstmilecare.com.

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