Satellite Healthcare announced the appointment of Busy Burr, who most recently served as Chief Innovation Officer and Vice President of Healthcare Trend for Humana, to its board of directors effective today.
“We are very pleased to have Busy join our board and look forward to her contributions,” said Rick Barnett, Satellite Healthcare, President & CEO. “Busy is an innovation leader who understands the power we have to reimagine the way patients receive and experience healthcare. Her experience in healthcare, retail, financial services, strategy and corporate development will be invaluable to Satellite Healthcare and our patients as we explore innovative approaches to dialysis care.”
At Humana, Ms. Burr led the enterprise-wide innovation strategy and efforts to build new customer-centric platforms, products, and solutions to help customers engage with their health, and bend the trend on medical costs. She also founded Humana's Health Ventures group, charged with identifying, partnering and investing in the most-promising emerging companies in the healthcare space.
Additionally, Ms. Burr’s diverse background includes roles at Gap, Inc., Credit Suisse First Boston, eBay and Citi. Ms. Burr received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Smith College and a Masters of Business Administration from Stanford University Graduate School of Business. She served as an observer on the board of directors of two innovative, early-stage healthcare companies, Omada Health and Livongo.
With the appointment of Ms. Burr, Satellite Healthcare’s board of directors consists of eight members including: Christobel Selecky, Board Chair; Robert Fahlman; Luis Alvarez, MD; Tom Williams; John Panetta; Glenn Chertow, MD; and Rick Barnett.
About Satellite Healthcare
Satellite Healthcare, Inc.
has been among the nation's leading not-for-profit providers of kidney dialysis and related services since 1974. Through its affiliated services, Satellite WellBound, Satellite Dialysis, and Satellite Research, Satellite Healthcare provides unparalleled early patient wellness education, personalized clinical services, and a complete range of dialysis therapy choices. In addition, Satellite Healthcare has a well-recognized, enduring commitment to philanthropy and community service, from funding millions of dollars in research grants to sponsoring kidney programs nationwide. Satellite Healthcare is committed to advancing the standard of chronic kidney disease care so patients can enjoy a better life.