Company Values

Our company is founded on eight core values intrinsic in every product, team member, and customer interaction:
Committed
Accountable
Genuine
Persistent
Collaborative
Honest
Innovative
Curious
Meet The Team

Our Mission

To reimagine data to help people live healthy and independent lives through the execution of sophisticated analytics, predictive techniques, and data collection tools.

To deploy sophisticated analytic systems that improve payer and at-risk provider financial performance generating significant ROI.

To better the lives of people by transforming traditional methodologies into multidimensional products and solutions in an evolving and complex healthcare landscape.

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Our Purpose

Empower high-value healthcare partnerships to:

Reduce Costs

Improve Financial Sustainability

Innovate and Collaborate

To Pulse8, every number is a life.

Meet the Team

We are a compassionate team of  leaders and industry experts focused on bringing our customers the best value through our advanced analytical solutions. We strive to enhance our customers’ products and services by providing innovative and transformative knowledge that will increase revenues, contain costs, and help people live healthier and longer lives.

John Criswell

Chief Executive Officer

John Criswell is CEO of Pulse8, a health care data analytics and technology company focused on delivering the highest financial impact for health plans and at-risk providers with ACA commercial, Medicare Advantage, and Medicaid populations. 

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Scott Filiault

Chief Revenue Officer

Scott led the sales efforts that grew the largest prospective risk adjustment vendor in the Medicare Advantage space eventually leading to the acquisition of the firm with a significant multiple of EBITDA.

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Shelley Binkley

Chief Operating Officer

Shelley is responsible for ensuring all teams are coordinated and driving toward a consistent set of client objectives. She ensures the alignment of the project management office, IT, development, product, and customer engagement. She is a results-oriented, decisive leader with proven success in strategic planning, cost reduction, problem solving, and idea generation. Shelley has a proven track record of driving results, exceeding objectives, and fostering strong relationships.

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Scott Stratton

Chief Data Scientist and Vice President, Product Analytics

Scott Stratton is an industry leader in the design and development of products, technologies, business processes, and analytics. His focus is on collecting, integrating, organizing, mining, and modeling data to develop and optimize product development, sales, and profitability.

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Paul Schiele

Chief Information Officer

Paul Schiele is an expert in Big Data, analytics, informatics, and infrastructure deploying secure systems designed for large health systems. Paul has served as Vice President of Information Technology, building complex solutions and leveraging advanced technologies that deliver significant value.

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Courtney Yeakel

Vice President, Customer Engagement

Courtney Yeakel is a results-driven leader with a progressive track record of technical and managerial successes with complex government risk-adjustment and payment programs. With nearly a decade of experience in government program’s health insurance, Courtney led enterprise-wide corporate initiatives focusing on the health plan’s risk adjustment strategy at both the federal and state levels. She was responsible for the execution and oversight of Medicare, Medicaid, and ACA encounter data submissions, intervention strategies, and financial reporting. Courtney has developed and led cross-functional operational teams to ensure both compliance and accurate revenue management.

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Mark Brooks

Vice President, Product Strategy

Mark is responsible for managing Pulse8’s distinguished team of data scientists, researchers, risk adjustment experts, and developers in deploying the most advanced analytics and data products, addressing customer demand for innovative technology and unique gap closure solutions. Mark brings a wealth of insight from the customer’s perspective that will help ensure our focus on products is driving positive outcomes.

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Erin Montgomery

Vice President, Operations

Erin Montgomery has over 17 years of healthcare experience, including 8 years of management experience in risk adjustment operations with various health plans. Erin is a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), where she began her career in a clinical setting and transitioned into Clinical Documentation roles within the inpatient setting, Utilization Management/Utilization Review, and Case Management.

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Chris Simmons

Vice President, Clinical Analytics

Chris provides strategic direction and support of risk adjustment activities. He monitors quality management activities and acts as the liaison with IT regarding data transfer and integrity. Chris is considered an expert in Risk Adjustment and has worked with multiple large group practices to identify internal barriers of adoption and developed strategies to drive improvement in documentation of HCC’s, coding, and improving HEDIS quality scores.

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Warren Demurjian

Vice President, Sales Strategy

Warren is responsible for driving the Sales Strategy and Tactical Marketing efforts needed to extend Pulse8’s sales momentum in its core markets and expand into new markets. In his role, Warren leverages his wealth of experience in healthcare business development for data-driven firms addressing the inter-related areas of risk adjustment, data analytics, and quality metrics.  Warren brings knowledge, tenacity, and creativity to our Sales & Marketing team, along with exemplary communication skills – written, verbal, and conceptual.

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For all general and sales inquiries, please contact us at 410.928.4218 or email us at info@pulse8.com
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