CitiusTech has announced that it has completed the acquisition of FluidEdge Consulting (FluidEdge). According to a statement, the company has also announced the appointment of Eric Schultz as the Executive Vice President of CitiusTech and President of FluidEdge Consulting.
“FluidEdge has excellent healthcare consulting capabilities with deep expertise across payer, provider and life science markets. The acquisition of FluidEdge will enable CitiusTech to develop deeper and more meaningful engagements with healthcare customers and play a stronger role in driving business performance,” said Dr Bill Winkenwerder, Chairman, CitiusTech.
Regarding the new roles offered to Schultz, Rizwan Koita, CEO, CitiusTech mentioned, “I am excited to welcome Eric Schultz to CitiusTech and FluidEdge. Eric is a healthcare industry veteran and has successfully driven value-based care initiatives at Harvard Pilgrim and other organisations for over 25 years. His vision and experience in driving meaningful healthcare transformation will help FluidEdge better serve clients and scale its business.”
Prior to joining CitiusTech, Schultz was President and CEO of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Inc. for 8 years. Under his leadership, Harvard Pilgrim was consistently ranked among America's highest-rated health plans by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Previously, he was President and CEO of Fallon Community Health Plan for 10 years. He also held executive positions with CIGNA Healthcare and Prudential Healthcare.
Expressing his happiness on the new appointment, Schultz said, “I am thrilled to be a part of CitiusTech and lead FluidEdge; two companies that have a proven ability to develop and execute pragmatic and innovative business and technology solutions. With our combined and deep experience across multiple health care segments, we have a unique ability to take a holistic perspective of the rapidly changing healthcare and technology landscape and help our clients achieve their strategic objectives.”
In addition to his new role, Schultz serves on the board of the Kenneth Schwartz Center, and previously served as Chair of America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), the Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP) and the Massachusetts Association of Health Plans (MAHP).