Diabetes care management company grows to meet patient needs during COVID-19

SOMERVILLE, Mass., May 19, 2020 — Podimetrics, a care management company with the leading solution to help prevent costly and deadly diabetic amputations, today announced three recent hires: Brian Rosekrans joins as Vice President, Veteran Care Services; Laura Coughlin as Director of Enterprise Customer Success; and Deborah Odunze as Director of Care Management.

“These key hires will heighten our ability to service health plans, onboard new patients, and deliver care management at scale,” said Dr. Jon Bloom, Podimetrics CEO. “As many of our partners and patients are navigating the new realities of the U.S. healthcare system, we’re thrilled to expand our team to fully meet their needs.” 

Rosekrans, who will lead the company’s efforts to grow its partnership with the Veterans Health Administration, brings extensive sales leadership and marketing experience from Medtronic, one of the world’s largest ventilator suppliers. Coughlin, formerly of Johnson & Johnson and CVS Health, brings years of experience leading client projects and developing patient-centered health products, and will manage Podimetrics’ business relationships with commercial health plans and integrated hospital systems.

Odunze, a registered nurse, brings significant clinical capabilities to the team, including clinical and leadership roles at Vibra Healthcare, Beth Israel Deaconess, and United Healthcare Group. She will lead the Podimetrics care management team as they work with patients and providers to proactively address any early signs of diabetic foot complications detected by the Podimetrics SmartMat™ .

In addition to filling these new positions, Podimetrics is continuing to hire full-time employees to support its growth. Additional job descriptions are listed here.

Podimetrics was founded in 2011 by a physician, engineers, and graduates from MIT and Harvard. Its services are used by patients across the country. Its SmartMat™ is FDA-cleared, has the American Podiatric Medical Association Seal of Approval, and is manufactured in Massachusetts.

About Podimetrics

Podimetrics is a care management company with the leading solution to help prevent costly and deadly diabetic amputations. We provide high-risk patients our FDA-cleared SmartMat through partnerships with payers and at-risk providers, including the Veterans Health Administration. After placing their feet on the mat for just 20 seconds a day, patients’ data are automatically sent to our care management team, which helps address any concerning findings. By combining cutting-edge technology with best-in-class care management, Podimetrics earns high engagement rates from patients and allows clinicians to achieve unparalleled outcomes saving limbs, lives, and money. Founded in 2011 by a physician and engineers from MIT and Harvard, Podimetrics is headquartered in Somerville, MA and backed by Norwich Ventures, Scientific Health Development, Polaris Partners, and Rock Health. For more information, go to www.podimetrics.com or follow us on Twitter @podimetrics.