Empiric Health Names Becca LaFond Chief Operating Officer

SALT LAKE CITY, July 3, 2020 / — Empiric Health, an AI-enabled clinical analytics and service company with leading edge solutions to reduce unwarranted clinical variation announced that Becca LaFond has been named Chief Operating Officer. Becca previously served as Chief Service Officer since 2017.


“I’m thrilled to appoint Becca to this important role as we continue to scale Empiric Health,” said Rick Adam, CEO of Empiric Health.  “Her responsibilities and impact have expanded with the significant growth of the company over the last three years.  Becca’s leadership has been, and continues to be, critical to our success and to our ability to bring value to our clients.  I look forward to continuing to partner with her and the rest of our leadership team as we help our clients to thrive in the new normal”


“It’s a privilege to be a part of this team.  Our team members, across the board, are some of the most creative, resilient, and thoughtful people I have worked with in my career,” said LaFond.  “Empiric is finding innovative ways to use AI and clinically meaningful analytics to provide opportunities for our client partners to deliver higher value care to their patients.  I am energized by the momentum we’ve seen in the market this year, despite all of the economic challenges, and I look forward to working with Rick Adam, our CEO, and Justin Schaper, our CTO, to drive this next stage of Empiric’s growth.”


About Empiric Health
Empiric Health is an AI-powered clinical analytics and service company that focuses on identifying unwarranted clinical variation, improving patient outcomes and increasing the affordability of surgery. We combine powerful evidence-based data and clinician-to-clinician dialogue to produce results.  Empiric differentiates with a proprietary comparative analytics methodology, coupled with Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in order to reduce clinical variation, so that care providers can understand and optimize for high-value care. Empiric was formed by Intermountain Healthcare with assistance from Oxeon. For more information, visit www.empirichealth.com.


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