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BioIQ Appoints Mike Cotton to Board of Directors

BioIQ, a healthcare technology company driving the shift to value-based care, announced today that Mike Cotton, chief executive officer of Providence Health Plan, has been elected to BioIQ’s board of directors.

Cotton joined Providence Health Plan as CEO in 2015. With more than 25 years experience in healthcare, he provides strategic leadership for the health plan’s commercial, self-funded, Medicare and Medicaid programs, which currently serve more than 1.1 million customers. Before joining Providence Health Plan, Cotton was vice president and chief operating officer for Humana, responsible for its Medicaid and state-based contract programs. Prior to Humana, Cotton held executive management roles with Evolent Health and Alere Health. In addition, he has led provider-sponsored health plans affiliated with integrated delivery systems in Ohio and Georgia.

“Mike is a pioneer and innovator in the healthcare industry and we are excited to welcome him to BioIQ’s board of directors,” said Justin Bellante, BioIQ’s CEO. “His strong experience and extensive knowledge of health plans and their members will serve BioIQ well, as we continue to grow and transform value-based care delivery for payers, providers and healthcare consumers.

Cotton completed his undergraduate studies at Franklin University and Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. He earned an MBA in healthcare administration from Cleveland State University and also holds a certificate of executive healthcare management from Case Western Reserve University.

About BioIQ
BioIQ simplifies health testing for health plans, employers and enterprises of all sizes and empowers people to take action to improve their health. The BioIQ Platform provides tools for orchestrating health testing programs and biometric screening events across multiple vendors, as well as multi-channel communication tools for engaging and motivating participants at every step of the way. BioIQ also provides a means to intervene when risks for chronic conditions are found — with a unified solution for keeping at-risk populations up-to-date with health testing, along with data analysis for managing risks and resources to help people live their healthiest lives. Since 2005, BioIQ has launched thousands of successful health testing programs serving millions of participants.


Charles King
VP, Marketing, BioIQ