Dan McCoy, MD, appointed Chief Medical Officer of Catapult Health
DALLAS – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Catapult Health CEO David Michel today announced the appointment of Dan McCoy, MD, as the company’s chief medical officer. Dr. McCoy will provide clinical and strategic leadership for the company as he joins the Catapult management team.
Dr. McCoy is a physician, entrepreneur and communicator passionate about improving the delivery of health care. As President of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, he was instrumental in establishing the C1 Innovation Lab in Dallas, with the goal of uniting clinicians, members, advocates and innovators to work together for generate solutions. Dr. McCoy’s previous roles at BCBSTX have included the Senior Vice President of the Texas Market Strategy Division and the Chief Medical Officer of the Texas Plan. During his tenure as President (2016-2020), BCBSTX experienced the strongest growth in membership, underwriting margin and revenue in the company’s 90-year history.
“I am excited for the opportunity to contribute to Catapult Health’s already great work, ”said Dr McCoy. “I have watched them since their inception and have always been impressed with the way they have focused on the patient, while being nimble and responsive to major changes in the healthcare environment.
“I have known and worked with Dr. McCoy for almost a decade, and now is the perfect time for him to join our team, ”said Michel. “Over the past year, we created and launched the country’s first VirtualCheckup®, leveraging our world-class clinical expertise, sophisticated technology and our ability to scale rapidly. The skills and experiences of Dr. McCoy fit perfectly with our strategy for the future.
About Dan McCoy
Dr McCoy is a visionary who sees change as an opportunity to grow both culture and business results. He believes in the power of communication to achieve excellence. It understands the impact of effective data analysis in making decisions that positively affect the health of individuals and entire populations. Prior to joining Catapult Health and BCBSTX, he was Managing Partner at Texas Dermatology Associates, Medical Director of Melanoma Screening Clinic Cancer Center and Baylor University Medical Center’s Outpatient Cancer Center, and Associate Medical Director of CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System.
About Catapult Health
Catapult Health is transforming the delivery of preventive and primary care with its VirtualCheckup®, a fully integrated digital solution available to employers and health plans nationwide. The VirtualCheckup® provides a safe and convenient way to deliver the Annual Wellness Review through three primary testing options: a home kit, a workplace health event, or through a local lab provider. After testing is complete, participants meet with a board-certified Catapult Health nurse practitioner to review the results and create an action plan. The nurse practitioner then connects the participant with employer-sponsored health programs and a primary care provider to continue care to ultimately improve their health. Catapult Health currently serves 2 million lives associated with more than 400 employers in all 50 states. For more information visit CatapultHealth.com or follow us on LinkedIn.