Rachel is an energetic leader, community builder, innovation enthusiast, telemedicine whiz, and public health nerd. In addition to her role as President and Executive Director of Prime Health, a nationally-leading health innovation ecosystem and nonprofit, she is proud to serve as a member of Colorado’s eHealth Commission, advising and guiding health IT advancement across the state, and as Co-Chair of Together.Health, the national ecosystem of ecosystems for health innovation founded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Rachel has expertise in the clinical, operational, and technological implementation of technology-enabled care delivery and enhancement. She has worked with numerous provider organizations to successfully design, implement and maintain virtual care programs in various urban and rural settings including payer, managed care, primary care, community mental health center, and residential. She also has expertise in the Medicaid payer and managed care space, and her work has given her an in-depth understanding of how health care ecosystems and stakeholders work together across the spectrum, along with insight into successful strategies for navigating complex, multi-organizational environments from the macro to the granular.She specializes in Medicaid-focused services and is especially passionate about leveraging technology, innovation, human centered design, community building, and collaboration to sustainably advance and improve health equity, health justice, and Quadruple Aim goals.
In addition to her public health work, Rachel is heavily engaged in the startup community, and has a strong track record of success in coaching health tech companies on product alignment, market adoption, sales strategy, implementation and workflow refinement, and other strategies essential to success for tech companies in the healthcare space.