Fee, a seasoned executive, has over two decades of experience leading health systems and hospitals and pioneering innovative technology for the healthcare industry
VANCOUVER – Today the ZoomCare board announced the appointment of Jeffrey Fee as ZoomCare’s CEO, effective immediately. Fee will replace Torben Nielsen, who is leaving the company.
“After two years of rapid expansion, Jeff joins ZoomCare at the perfect time to evolve the company and its business operations to ensure continued growth and success in the changing healthcare landscape,” said Karl Carrier, chair of ZoomCare’s board and PeaceHealth’s Board of Directors.
“The board was impressed with Jeff’s robust experience leading healthcare systems, hospitals and healthcare technology startups. He brings both the operational and digital health innovation expertise to optimize ZoomCare’s on-demand care delivery platform.”
Fee, a seasoned executive, has over two decades of experience leading health systems and hospitals and pioneering innovative technology for the healthcare industry. He is the co-founder and CEO of PatientOne, a healthcare technology startup that has developed an automated care management and remote patient monitoring tool. In addition, Jeff recently served as interim President and CEO at Dignity Health’s Saint Francis Memorial Hospital and St. Mary’s Medical Center in San Francisco, California. Prior to that, he held the role of Chief Executive at Providence Health Systems Western Montana for over a decade as well as various leadership positions at HCA in Tennessee. Jeff has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from David Lipscomb University and an MBA from Belmont University.
“Jeff’s dual background in traditional healthcare and the digital health innovation space makes him uniquely suited to lead ZoomCare into its next chapter,” said Darrin Montalvo, PeaceHealth chief financial and growth officer. “His passion and experience in positively disrupting healthcare strongly align with ZoomCare’s goal to reinvent healthcare to put people in charge of their own health. PeaceHealth continues to invest in ZoomCare’s growth, with plans to expand into new markets and channels that exemplify the ZoomCare experience and further this goal,” he added.
“I am thrilled to be joining such a strong and innovative company as ZoomCare,” said Fee. “I am honored to have the opportunity to build on the company’s success to-date and am excited to lead ZoomCare into its next chapter of growth and evolution to expand access to easy, affordable, enjoyable care.”
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, is a nonprofit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 1,200 physicians and providers, and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. The Sisters shared expertise and transferred wisdom from one medical center to another, always finding the best way to serve the unmet need for healthcare in their communities. PeaceHealth is the legacy of the founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. Visit online at peacehealth.org.
ZoomCare is focused on a single goal: reinventing healthcare to put people in charge of their own health. ZoomCare delivers same day, on-demand primary, urgent, specialty, and emergency healthcare through mobile-first technology, text and video visits, and in-person at over 60 neighborhood clinics across four states. Our trusted professionals help you feel better, faster, with compassionate care, no-wait visits and on-site access to prescription medication. And our patients love us, with 19k reviewers rating us 4.8/5 stars. For more about ZoomCare, visit the website, and follow on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.