Ray Wolf to Lead Lumeris Toward Enhanced Products, Transformation to Cloud-Based Enterprise

Austin — AUGUST 4, 2016 –  Lumeris, a long-term operating partner for healthcare organizations that are committed to the transition from volume- to value-based care, announced today that Ray Wolf has joined its Austin team as senior vice president of architecture and innovation.

“Ray-Wolf_Sized"In his role, Wolf will develop new enterprise products to enhance Lumeris’ ability to provide top-rated population health management services for its partners. Lumeris has a number of new technology projects on the horizon and Wolf will play a key role in not only optimizing the organization’s scale, but navigating the conversion to a cloud-based enterprise.

Wolf is a technology industry veteran with nearly three decades of transformational business expertise. He will serve as a member of the company’s leadership team and will report to Brian LeDuc, chief technology officer.

“Over the past five years, Lumeris has tripled in size to more than 800 employees and built the only solution on the market with proven results,” said LeDuc. “Ray’s experience scaling global companies, and delivering superior client experience in highly complex business climates is critical to achieving our next steps. And, his natural capability for strategic thinking in development and engineering of products will be key to his success.”

Prior to Lumeris, Wolf served as COO with Redirect Health, where he provided oversight on all aspects of the organization’s business operations, innovation strategies and financial growth. Before that, Wolf served as president of OpenSymmetry, where he guided the company to a cloud-based system, restored profitability globally and expanded the partner ecosystem. His dynamic career also features leadership roles with leading organizations, including Green Integrated Services, Brocade, Dell and United Technologies.

“It is an exciting time to be joining Lumeris,” said Wolf. “I look forward to bringing my experience here to spearhead these new projects to help our company provide the most effective and proven solutions to our customers.”

Wolf holds a Master of Business Administration in finance with a concentration in technology innovation from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a Bachelor of Engineering in mechanical engineering from State University of New York at Stony Brook. He has also completed executive education programs at both Harvard Business School and Stanford Graduate School of Business. Wolf holds numerous professional affiliations, including the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Austin Technology Council, National Association of Corporate Directors, Association for Corporate Growth, and is past chairman of the Austin Chamber CEO Peer Advisory Program.

ABOUT LUMERIS
Lumeris serves as a long-term operating partner for organizations that are committed to the transition from volume- to value-based care and delivering extraordinary clinical and financial outcomes. Lumeris enables clients to profitably achieve greater results in value-based care arrangements through proven playbooks based on collaboration, transparent data and innovative engagement methodologies. Lumeris offers comprehensive services for managing all types of populations, including launching new Medicare Advantage Health Plans, Commercial and Government Health Plan Optimization, and Multi-Payer, Multi-Population Health Services Organizations (PHSOs) for provider organizations. Currently, Lumeris is engaged with health systems, provider alliances and payers representing tens of millions of lives moving to value-based care. Lumeris has nearly 800 employees.

In 2015, Lumeris was named the top-rated value-based care managed services provider in the area of client-reported impact on the Triple Aim by KLAS Research.

For 2016 annual enrollment, Essence Healthcare, a Lumeris client, was rated “Excellent” by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Essence was Lumeris’ pioneer client and has been leveraging Lumeris for more than a decade to operate its Medicare Advantage plans, which serve more than 62,000 Medicare beneficiaries in various counties throughout Missouri and southern Illinois.