SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec 20, 2021–
Lyn Health, a pioneering healthcare start-up focused on people with multiple chronic conditions, announced today the addition of Naomi Allen, CEO and Co-Founder of Brightline, to its Board of Advisors.
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In 2019, Naomi founded Brightline to reinvent the way behavioral healthcare is delivered for children and families. Brightline is the first virtual behavioral health solution designed specifically to support kids, teens, and their families across a broad range of needs. With multidisciplinary care teams, evidence-based programs, and a family-focused approach, Brightline brings care to families across the country — right when and where they need it. Prior to starting Brightline, she was the Chief Growth Officer for Livongo and a founding team member of Castlight Health. She also served as a leader in McKinsey’s Silicon Valley office, helping to build their West Coast healthcare practice.
“Naomi is one of the preeminent entrepreneurs in all of healthcare, having led multiple successful endeavors that have transformed the industry,” said Rick Abbott, Founder and CEO of Lyn Health. “Her willingness to tackle some of healthcare’s largest challenges shows courage that exemplifies the values of Lyn. I am honored to have her guidance as we bring our pioneering polychronic care model to more employers and health plans across the country.”
Currently, more than 34 million Americans meet the clinical definition of polychronic, growing to an estimated 83 million Americans by 2030. Lyn is poised to solve this problem.
“The burden of managing multiple chronic conditions is substantial and overwhelming,” said Allen. “I have witnessed these struggles in both my current and prior companies, and it is inspiring to see Lyn bringing hope to these members through their work. The work Rick and his team are doing is needed now more than ever.”
ABOUT NAOMI ALLEN
Naomi Allen is the co-founder and CEO of Brightline, the leader in technology-enabled pediatric behavioral health care. As the mom of three amazing kids, Naomi has seen firsthand the challenges in navigating the behavioral health system. She started Brightline in 2019 to reinvent the way behavioral health care is delivered for children and families. Brightline is the first virtual behavioral health solution designed specifically to support kids, teens, and their families across a broad range of needs. With multidisciplinary care teams, evidence-based programs, and a family-focused approach, Brightline brings care to families across the country — right when and where they need it. To learn more visit https://www.hellobrightline.com/
Naomi is a leading entrepreneur with over 20 years of hands-on experience developing high-growth healthcare technology companies. Prior to starting Brightline, she was the Chief Growth Officer for Livongo, overseeing key strategic growth initiatives including new markets and acquisition operations, new category launch, and IPO preparation. She has held executive roles spanning operations, sales, and product as a founding team member of Castlight Health from inception to IPO. Before that, Naomi was a leader at McKinsey’s Silicon Valley office, helping to build their West Coast healthcare technology practice. She holds an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and received her undergraduate degree at UNC-Chapel Hill.
ABOUT LYN HEALTH
Lyn is human-centric healthcare created for people with multiple chronic conditions, delivering clinical, advocacy and care coordination services via a single point of contact, 24/7. Leveraging virtual capabilities and in-person resources, Lyn improves quality of care and lowers cost for the polychronic population. The unique business model collaborates with employers, health plans and providers to augment the current healthcare system, not replace it. Lyn is customized, holistic care designed with love, empathy and compassion.
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INDUSTRY KEYWORD: MENTAL HEALTH TEENS CHILDREN PRACTICE MANAGEMENT FAMILY MANAGED CARE HEALTH CONSUMER GENERAL HEALTH
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