Healix

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Healix is the nation’s leader in providing physician office-based infusion services. Focused on patient and physician peace of mind for 30 years, we offer unparalleled capabilities for optimal patient care, comfort, compliance, and clinical outcomes in an outpatient setting.

At Healix, we manage Office Infusion Centers on behalf of physicians, hospitals, and medical institutions, encouraging in-office treatment for optimal patient care. Our company is headquartered in Sugar Land, Texas, a suburb of Houston, where we have helped establish and manage hundreds of infusion centers nationwide. We use our clinical and business expertise to provide integrated solutions to improve all aspects of the infusion program, all while delivering peace of mind to our clients and their patients.

Studies show that the physician office infusion center setting provides significant site of care benefits for patients, communities, and payors, including superior clinical outcomes and lower cost of care. Overall patient satisfaction at Healix-managed infusion centers soars, with 98% of patients rating their care as “excellent.” Our physician clients rely on Healix to handle all facets of infusion center operations, including drug purchasing, revenue cycle management, managed care programs, and clinical staffing. As Healix continues to leverage unique industry expertise in management and service markets, we are dedicated to maintaining focus on patient and physician peace of mind.

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"Establishing a relationship with Healix has allowed us to provide our patients with outstanding care while being able to control the clinical situation and achieve the best possible outcomes."

Andrew Krinsky, MD

Infectious Diseases Associates, Sarasota, Florida

Healix Testimonials
2019-04-10T09:58:14-05:00
Andrew Krinsky, MD

Infectious Diseases Associates, Sarasota, Florida

"Establishing a relationship with Healix has allowed us to provide our patients with outstanding care while being able to control the clinical situation and achieve the best possible outcomes."
“The Healix team has set the bar for professionalism, knowledge of the industry, and customer service that other companies typically fail to meet. Healix has made it a fun, effortless, and significant clinical enhancement for our patients!”

Pam Hamby

Infusion Program Director, The Allergy, Asthma, and Sinus Center Offices in Tennessee, Kentucky, & Georgia

Healix Testimonials
2019-04-11T08:12:34-05:00
Pam Hamby

Infusion Program Director, The Allergy, Asthma, and Sinus Center Offices in Tennessee, Kentucky, & Georgia

“The Healix team has set the bar for professionalism, knowledge of the industry, and customer service that other companies typically fail to meet. Healix has made it a fun, effortless, and significant clinical enhancement for our patients!”
“Our practice has now partnered with Healix for over 15 years to provide in-office infusion services to our patients. Healix had made this process seamless and efficient, resulting in outstanding patient care and many satisfied patients. Their nurses and support staff are well trained and professional and a pleasure to work with. It has added a valuable service line to our practice.”

Timothy Ritter, MD

Texas Digestive Disease Consultants, Dallas, Texas

Healix Testimonials
2019-04-11T08:13:15-05:00
Timothy Ritter, MD

Texas Digestive Disease Consultants, Dallas, Texas

“Our practice has now partnered with Healix for over 15 years to provide in-office infusion services to our patients. Healix had made this process seamless and efficient, resulting in outstanding patient care and many satisfied patients. Their nurses and support staff are well trained and professional and a pleasure to work with. It has added a valuable service line to our practice.”
“The Healix infusion business model works. Our collaborative team of physicians, an infusion nurse, and a clinical pharmacy hotline allows for real-time feedback and course correction if necessary. Healix has turned this small clinic into a real service for the community.”

Philip Blum, MD

MHS Physicians of Texas, Houston, Texas

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2019-04-11T08:13:50-05:00
Philip Blum, MD

MHS Physicians of Texas, Houston, Texas

“The Healix infusion business model works. Our collaborative team of physicians, an infusion nurse, and a clinical pharmacy hotline allows for real-time feedback and course correction if necessary. Healix has turned this small clinic into a real service for the community.”
"At Healix we all work together as a team to make it a great place to work for. For the past 10 months, I have really enjoyed working with a talented group of individuals that help one another out. The executive team does a great job of communicating and most importantly listening to all of the feedback employees have! The cohesiveness in teamwork among all of the departments are all reflections of what Healix is all about in achieving the mission and vision of the company. I take pride in working for a prominent company that establishes great relationships on all levels!"

Vanessa Brown

Nursing Department Staffing Manager

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2019-06-24T15:03:10-05:00
Vanessa Brown

Nursing Department Staffing Manager

"At Healix we all work together as a team to make it a great place to work for. For the past 10 months, I have really enjoyed working with a talented group of individuals that help one another out. The executive team does a great job of communicating and most importantly listening to all of the feedback employees have! The cohesiveness in teamwork among all of the departments are all reflections of what Healix is all about in achieving the mission and vision of the company. I take pride in working for a prominent company that establishes great relationships on all levels!"

Brit Pim

Chief Executive Officer

Brit Pim joined Healix as Chief Executive Officer in 2017. With broad healthcare industry experience, he has an extensive background in regulated lines of business in managed care and pharmacy benefit management. Additionally, Brit serves as a board member and advisor to several healthcare services and technology companies. Before joining Healix, Brit was President of Express Scripts, Government Programs Division, and CEO of Express Scripts Insurance Company, a subsidiary of Express Scripts. During his 12 year tenure with the company, he played key roles in integrating nearly $40B in acquisitions. Brit also brings 10 years of consulting experience with Ernst & Young and experience at BlueCross BlueShield of Ohio.

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Lance Carlson

Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President

Lance Carlson joined Healix as Chief Financial Officer in March 2018 and has more than 25 years of broad healthcare experience including public accounting and various financial roles within the physician practice management and long-term acute care industries with both private and publicly held organizations. Before joining Healix, Lance was Vice President and Regional Chief Financial Officer within the Hospital Division of Kindred Healthcare. Lance received a BBA in Accounting from Texas A&M University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

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Debby Langevin

Senior Vice President of Revenue Cycle

Debby Langevin joined Healix as Senior Vice President of Revenue Cycle in December 2018. Debby has more than 25 years of healthcare revenue cycle management experience as well as extensive experience in designing and overseeing large-scale revenue cycle operations. Prior to joining Healix, she served as Vice President of Revenue Cycle for Alteon Health, a multi-specialty physician group of 2,700+ providers. Debby has also served in various leadership roles with a proven track record of consistently exceeding cash collection goals for both private and publicly held for-profit healthcare systems such as Kindred Healthcare, RehabCare, Triumph Healthcare and Tenet.

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Greg Mitchell

General Counsel and Executive Vice President

Greg Mitchell joined Healix in April of 2018. Before joining Healix, Greg was at Express Scripts in St. Louis, Missouri, for six years. Greg held a variety of roles at Express Scripts, and was most recently Vice President and Associate General Counsel leading a team of lawyers and other professionals supporting the Sales and Account Management organization. His team focused on client contracts and other client matters for the Fortune 20 Pharmacy Benefits Manager. In previous roles at Express Scripts, Greg was variously responsible for new product development, distribution and supply chain, specialty pharmacy, and Government Programs (Medicare, Medicaid, etc.). Greg was previously an attorney at Husch Blackwell, LLP in Kansas City where he focused his practice on health law and general corporate law, with a focus on health care mergers and acquisitions. Greg obtained his BSBA in Economics and Juris Doctor at the University of Nebraska. Greg brings a practical legal perspective and a zeal for new and innovative service offerings to Healix.

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Blake Griese

Vice President and Deputy General Counsel

Blake Griese joined Healix in 2018 and serves as Vice President and Deputy General Counsel. Over his career, Blake has worked closely with federal and state agencies on critical healthcare and pharmacy-related issues. Before joining Healix, Blake was legal and regulatory counsel for AlixaRx. During his time there, he helped the company grow from a start-up to a national institutional pharmacy provider. Prior to AlixaRx, Blake was an attorney at Hall Render where his practice was focused on regulatory, compliance, and administrative law matters in the healthcare space. He is also a licensed pharmacist and has experience in various pharmacy practice settings. Blake received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Purdue University and earned his Juris Doctor with a focus in Health Law from Saint Louis University.

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John Park

Chief Sales Officer and Executive Vice President

John Park joined Healix in May of 2000 as the Vice President of Client Services. With over 25 years of experience in accounting, banking, finance and client relationship management, John brings a unique skill set to both current and prospective clients. He has previously held positions as the Vice President with Chase Bank of Texas in Middle Market and Real Estate banking and as a CPA and Senior Auditor for Arthur Young & Co. John received a BBA in Accounting from Harding University and an MBA in Finance from Vanderbilt University.

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Brenda Parker

Senior Vice President of Nursing

Brenda Parker has been an employee of Healix since 1998 and joined the Executive Team in February 2000 to serve as the Vice President of Nursing. Brenda has more than 25 years of nursing experience, including infusion therapy and more than 20 years of leadership and management expertise. Her accolades in the field are numerous and include national acknowledgement for high standards of practice in the nursing profession.

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Lucinda Van Anglen

Senior Vice President of Pharmacy

Lucinda J. Van Anglen, B.S., Pharm.D. joined Healix in 1994. Her curriculum vitae includes work as Homecare Surveyor for the Joint Commission, hospital clinical pharmacist specializing in nutritional support and infectious disease, Nutrition Specialist with B. Braun (formerly known as McGaw), and manager of two home health care companies. Lucinda has also served as the Assistant Professor and Clinical Coordinator, Practice Programs at the University of Houston College of Pharmacy. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, completed her Pharmacy Practice Residency at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota, part of the Mayo Clinic, and was awarded her post-baccalaureate Pharm.D. degree from the University of Utah. Lucinda’s clinical expertise and dedication to excellence drive the development of stringent protocols and help Healix create the highest quality of pharmaceuticals.

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Casey Lucas

Executive Vice President of Client Services and Transformation

Casey Lucas has been an employee of Healix since 2001 and currently serves as the Executive Vice President of Client Services and Transformation. Since joining the company, Casey has been instrumental in opening and managing Office Infusion Centers across the nation. In his current role, he oversees the day-to-day operations of all infusion centers. Casey received his BBA from St. Edward’s University and his MBA in Finance from Texas A&M University.

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Julie Huppert

Senior Vice President of Payor and New Solutions

Julie joined Healix in 2019 as the Senior Vice President of Payor and New Solutions and has more than 25 years of healthcare experience including Medicare, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). Before joining Healix, Julie held numerous vice president and leadership roles with Express Scripts, where she focused on business transformation, Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) integrations, and new solution development to proactively assist clients to navigate the complexities associated with an evolving regulatory landscape and healthcare marketplace.

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Liz Orphé

Vice President of Human Resources

Liz Orphé joined Healix in 1999 as the Human Resources Manager and currently serves as the Vice President of Human Resources. With over 30 years of Human Resources experience, Liz oversees Healix’s nationwide human resources functions, including employee relations, compensation and benefits and professional development initiatives. Prior to joining Healix, she served in a leadership position for a consulting business in the oil and gas industry. She has designed the human resources services for companies with a primary focus on employment law, staff management, and employee relations. She also served as Human Resource Manager for 12 years at a national healthcare organization.

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Melisa Norton

Senior Vice President of Accounting

An employee of Healix since 1999, Melisa Norton currently serves as the Senior Vice President of Accounting. With over 15 years of healthcare, business, and financial services experience, Melisa’s expertise and commitment to best practices bring considerable value to Healix’s financial performance. Melisa graduated from the University of Texas at Austin as part of the Red McComb’s School of Business with a degree in Accounting.

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Virudhs Raman

Vice President of Software Development

Virudhs Raman joined Healix in March 2002. With more than 18 years of product development and management experience, he has launched multiple innovative products and has deep expertise in software engineering, product life cycle management, agile development and quality control. As the Vice President of Software Development and Support, Virudhs is responsible for developing strategic and operational plans and coordinating the evaluation, deployment and management of current and future software systems across the organization. Virudhs holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics and Computer Science degree from Manonmaniam Sundaranar University in India.

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Diana Peña

Vice President of Reimbursement

Diana L. Pena joined Healix in 1992 and serves as the Vice President of Reimbursement. With over 22 years of healthcare and management experience, Diana brings a unique perspective in business office operations, customer service, financial analysis, and process improvement. Diana holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Houston and a Master of Business Administration degree with highest honors from the Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston.

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Todd Seman

Vice President of Sales

Todd Seman joined Healix as Vice President of Sales in August 2018 and has more than 17 years of sales and sales management experience. Todd brings a diverse work background that includes 6 years as a science teacher, merchant processing small business owner, and most recently, spending 12 years in various roles with Takeda Pharmaceuticals. Todd holds an MBA in Healthcare Management from Marylhurst University and a Bachelor of Arts and Science Degree from Cleveland State University.

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