Michael Edwards Joins MedMinder Systems as CEO

Michael Edwards Joins MedMinder Systems as CEO

Healthcare Tech Outlook | Monday, January 24, 2022

Michael F. Edwards will lead MedMinder Systems.

FREMONT, CA: "I am delighted to welcome Mike as our new Chief Executive Officer," states David Shulkin, M.D., Chairman of the Board of Directors of MedMinder. Michael F. Edwards has been named CEO of MedMinder Systems, the leading fully integrated, end-to-end pharmacy, medication adherence, and linked care system.

"The COVID-19 Pandemic has highlighted the critical importance of access to medications and remote care. MedMinder is purpose built to assist polychronic patients improve medication adherence and simplify digital care solutions.Mike brings the right set of skills and experience to build upon MedMinders platform and take the organization to the next level. Finally, I would like to thank Eran Shavelsky, the founder of MedMinder who led the company from inception into becoming a leading provider of online pharmacy and connected care solutions. Eran’s vision and persistence made MedMinder what it is today," adds David.

Mike has a deep desire to solve some of healthcare's most pressing issues. Veteran healthcare executive Mike has established and led high-performing pharmacy, technology, and consumer engagement teams for over two decades. Mike was the CEO of Truveris before joining MedMinder. A United Health Group affiliate, Optum, employed Mike in several executive capacities. Since leaving OptumRx, Mike has held the position of Vice President, Commercial Markets. After working as an executive at Optum, Mike joined Catamaran's executive team, important in completing the merger process. Vitals, Express Scripts, and Medco were where Mike began his healthcare career. Rutgers University, NJIT, and the MIT Sloan School of Management awarded Mike a bachelor's and master's degree in international business finance, respectively.

“I am so proud of the MedMinder team for building such a valuable digital health solution which helps so many people,” states Eran Shavelsky, MedMinder Founder. “I am confident that under Mikes leadership the company will further grow and expand.”

Mr. Edwards comments, “I’m impressed by MedMinders unique ability to engage customers, deliver measurable health outcomes, and simplify the inherent complexity associated with pharmacy care. I look forward to being part of a team with a restless ambition to improve patient experiences and unlock the potential of combining pharmaceutical and digital care.”

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