Novant Health creates a new business unit to accelerate clinical operational and technology advances in the healthcare industry

Novant Health, one of the largest healthcare systems in the Southeast, today announced the launch of a new division designed to innovate and support scalable solutions to the healthcare industry’s biggest challenges. Operating as an independent business, Novant Health Enterprises will further facilitate partnerships with other healthcare organizations, generate diversified growth, and create value for Novant Health’s core business. Some of Novant Health’s existing services will be transferred to this new division and additional service offerings will be developed and acquired. NHE will accelerate improvement through Novant Health’s investments and partnerships focused on clinical, operational and technological advancements.

Envisioned as an incubator to accelerate the development of solutions that enable large-scale clinical, financial, and patient value, this new venture in healthcare will bring to market innovative solutions that enable all patients to live healthier lives, while at the same time enabling physicians to it will allow you to focus on providing health care best care. Based on the strength of our strategic partnerships, as well as the significant scale and importance of our healthcare system, Novant Health Enterprises will focus on three key areas over the next five years: development of transformative clinical capabilities, continued expansion into non-acute environments, and commercialization no, see. Differentiated digital solutions.

“Novant Health has long been at the forefront of healthcare innovation, pioneering solutions both internally and through nontraditional partnerships to solve the industry’s biggest challenges. Through this forward-looking thinking, we are reinventing the patient experience, We look forward to advancing the quality and capabilities, and cultivating, innovating, and accelerating how unique companies like Novant Health Enterprises leverage technological innovation to create better outcomes for patients, healthcare providers, and communities.”

Novant Health Enterprises will be led by Dean Swindle, senior vice president of Novant Health and president of this new division. Swindle brings more than 30 years of experience as financial and strategic leaders in national and regional healthcare systems, developing transformative growth activities and industry-leading competencies.

In addition to her current role as senior vice president and chief innovation and digital officer at Novant Health, Angela Yochem will serve as a chief operating officer and general manager of Novant Health Enterprises. Yochem has over 25 years of experience creating and operating new businesses, delivering and differentiating superior consumer experiences, and developing advanced solutions for the competitive advantage of large global enterprises.

“Novant Health Enterprises has formed industry-leading partnerships to deliver on our promise of bringing excellence in healthcare to every patient at every level,” said Swindle.

Novant Health Enterprises will continue to evolve its operational framework and strategic plan throughout the year.

About Novant Health

Novant Health is an integrated network of physician offices, outpatient facilities, and hospitals that provide a seamless and convenient healthcare experience to communities in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. Novant Health’s network includes more than 1,800 physicians and more than 35,000 healthcare professionals in nearly 800 locations, including 15 hospitals and hundreds of hospitals and clinics. In 2021, Novant Health was named the top-ranked healthcare system in North Carolina in Forbes’ list of Best Diversity Employers. Diversity MBA Magazine ranked Novant Health #1 nationwide in its 2021 list of Best Places to Work for Women and Diverse Managers. In 2020, Novant Health provided more than $1.02 billion in community service, including financial assistance and services.