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ABOUT US

We’re Helping Create a Healthier World

Our diagnostic testing and clinical guidance services help improve wellness through safe and easy access to appropriate testing.

We believe that early disease detection and prevention has the power to change people’s lives—and change the world. For nearly two decades, our end-to-end diagnostic testing services have helped improve wellness by enabling easy access to appropriate testing and professional guidance.

The biggest names in diagnostic testing trust our experienced guidance and scientific rigor as a safeguard for patients and for the industry. We are working together with our partners to shape a new paradigm in healthcare, driven by consumers empowered with unprecedented access to the information they need to take control of their wellness.

We are experienced healthcare professionals and true believers in our mission to create a healthier world. In fact, many of us have been personally affected by diseases that can be addressed with early detection. At PWN, the work we do is more than a business—it’s a calling.

OUR VALUES

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Put the Consumer/Patient First

Always make choices based on what is right for the consumer and our patients.

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Collaborate

Achieve success through teamwork, communicate openly and honestly, support each other, and importantly—have fun!

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Learn

Be courageous and curious, be imaginative and creative, challenge yourself and others to develop, grow and improve. Don’t be afraid to make mistakes – but learn from them.

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Make an Impact

Be productive and take action to achieve objectives. Take ownership and be accountable.

Our Timeline

2000

2000

Founded by Dr. Brent Blue, PWNHealth partnered with Quest Diagnostics and opened with a focus on supported employer biometric screening.

2004

2004

Launched the first online STD testing, supporting four labs including Quest and Lab Corp.

2008

2008

1 million lives are supported, 12 labs are supported and tests are supported

2012

2012

1 million lives are supported, 12 labs are supported, tests are supported, and PWN develops new relationships

2016

2016

The management team with EDG acquires PWNHealth.

PWN acquires Bind Health.

Doug Elwood joins as CMO.

4 million lives are served and treatments are added for testing support.

2017

2017

5 million lives are served with 35 integrated labs.

12 gGenetic labs choose PWNHealth.

Physician Coaching Services launch.

Care- navigation services launch.

2018

2018

First life sciences partners launch.

PWN launches support of large genetic panels.

Over 100,000 genetic tests are supported.

1 million care gaps closed.

Over 50 labs and diagnostic companies are supported.

2019

2019

45 labs with over 200 tests and treatments supported

Leadership

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Sanjay Pingle

Chief Executive Officer

Before PWNHealth, Sanjay served as President of Physicians Interactive (PIH), PIH was acquired by Merck & Co in 2013. He was formerly the co-founder of Medsite, a leading pharmaceutical marketing firm acquired by WebMD. Sanjay also co-founded software company, Oblisk, and worked at Kaiser Associates in Washington, DC and London. He serves on the Board of the Vedanta Cultural Foundation and was a recipient of the World Business Forum Entrepreneurship award.

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Bill Paquin

CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER

Bill leads PWNHealth’s growth efforts. For the last 20 years, Bill has been helping healthcare companies transform their commercial models through technology. Prior to PWN, Bill was Chief Commercial Officer for Aptus Health, where he led the company’s rapid growth through its acquisition by Merck. He was also the founder and CEO of Vertical Health, a digital chronic disease management company acquired by Remedy Media and a senior executive of Medsite, acquired by WebMD. He is a member of the Health Evolution Institute inaugural class.

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ALE THOME

CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER

Ale joined PWN in 2015 when the company acquired a tech-enabled genetic counseling business that he founded called Bind Health. Previously, Ale worked for 7 years at Endeavor, a New York-based organization that pioneered high-impact entrepreneurship in emerging economies. While he was there, he worked with tech companies around the world and led international expansion for the Middle East and Africa. Originally from Brazil, Ale graduated with a BS in Economics from Fundação Getúlio Vargas in São Paulo.

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Doug Elwood, MD

CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER

Dr. Elwood has dedicated his career to improving education, communication, and outcomes. As a thought-leader, he has led multiple innovation efforts, consulted throughout the industry, presented at conferences worldwide, and he has dozens of publications including a featured chapter in the esteemed annual HIMSS publication on mHealth. He is on part-time faculty at NYU Langone Health.

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Paldeep S. Atwal, MD, FACMG, FRCP(UK)

Medical Director and VP, Genetic Services

Dr. Paldeep Atwal is a board-certified, fellowship-trained clinical and medical biochemical geneticist. He received his medical degree from the University of Glasgow and trained in hospital internal medicine with The Royal College of Physicians at Glasgow Royal Infirmary in Scotland. Dr. Atwal went on to complete a genetics fellowship at Stanford University and a biochemical genetics fellowship at Baylor College. He is recognized as an expert in human genetics and his work has been widely published in more than 70 peer-reviewed publications.

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Daniel Laroue

SVP, Finance and Operations

Daniel leads operations and finance at PWNHealth. He was an investment professional at EDG Partners, a $180 million healthcare fund, where he underwrote the PWNHealth investment and served on the Board. He started in investment banking at Raymond James, completing healthcare transactions valued at ~$1 billion. He is currently a Board Member at PointRight. He graduated from Vanderbilt.

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Cathy Capeless

GENERAL COUNSEL

As Chief Legal Counsel, Cathy brings her expertise as a legal advisor to PWNHealth. Before coming to PWN, Cathy served as Vice President, Legal, at WebMD, where she advised the company on a variety of health and technology matters. Prior to WebMD, Cathy practiced at large global law firms such as Dechert LLP and Bingham McCutchen.

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Kirsten Cullen

SVP, Partner Solutions and Services

Kirsten has served in pivotal operational and client service roles within telemedicine and virtual care for nearly 20 years, helping establish, grow and transform multiple companies that provide both diagnostic testing and care interventions. Through her leadership, Kirsten consistently delivers outstanding service for clients and ultimately ensures all patient programs are exceptional.

Ann Pettey

SVP, People

Ann is the SVP of People for PWNHealth. In this role, she drives the company’s efforts to be a great place to work for all employees through a focus on recognizing and rewarding performance, creating opportunities for employees to develop and grow, being an inclusive workplace for our teammates, and supporting employees’ financial, physical and emotional wellness. Prior to joining PWNHealth, Ann spent 16 years at Bank of America where she served as SVP of Human Resources and held leadership roles across many lines of business within the organization.

Board Of Directors

Jeff Haywood

Spectrum Equity

Michael Radonich

Spectrum Equity

Anna Haghgooie

Blue Venture Fund
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Sanjay Pingle

PWNHEALTH

Shaping a new paradigm in healthcare built around prevention and driven by patient empowerment.

Our goal is to improve health outcomes, improve lives and change the world for the better. We know that when we come to work, we are truly making a difference—and we’re looking for others who want to do the same.