LYMOUTH MEETING, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AdaptHealth Corp. (NASDAQ: AHCO),a leading provider of home medical equipment, supplies and related services in the United States, announced today the appointment of digital health executive and innovator David S. Williams III to the Company’s Board of Directors.
Williams is co-founder of Care3, Inc. and currently serves as CEO. Founded in 2015, Care3 is a next generation technology and real-world data platform for patients, families, and medical and social care professionals to optimize care delivered in the home and community.
Prior to Care3, Williams founded two digital health care companies.
In 2012, Williams co-founded and served as CEO of InvolveCare, a task crowdsourcing mobile platform focused on family caregivers. InvolveCare was funded and acquired by Aetna after 14 months of operation and served as the base for the Aetna Medicaid mobile app. In 2006, Williams was the Founding Executive, Chief Marketing Officer and Head of Business Development at PatientsLikeMe, which grew to become the world’s leading online health data crowdsourcing platform and was ultimately acquired by United Health Group in 2019.
Williams began his career as an executive in the consulting and pharmaceutical industries, including Deloitte and Eli Lilly and Company.
Williams received his BS in Economics and Entrepreneurial Management from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and his MBA in Digital Strategy from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. He is a member of the 2013 Class of Henry Crown Fellows with The Aspen Institute and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. Williams also serves on the board of directors of the Price Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at UCLA.
“David is a tested, proven national healthcare executive and thought leader who has repeatedly helped bridge the communication and care divide between patients, physicians and their families through the use of technology,” said AdaptHealth CEO, Luke McGee. “We expect to benefit greatly from David’s experience and insights as we continue to apply innovation, technology, and best-in-class processes to further expand AdaptHealth’s role as an integral part of the healthcare delivery ecosystem.”
“It is an honor to join the board of AdaptHealth at this exciting time in its development,” said Mr. Williams. “I am impressed with the Company’s entrepreneurial spirit, its commitment to innovation, and focus on patient care and satisfaction.”
About AdaptHealth Corp.
AdaptHealth Corp. is a leading provider of home healthcare equipment, medical supplies to the home and related services in the United States. AdaptHealth provides a full suite of medical products and solutions designed to help patients manage chronic conditions in the home, adapt to life and thrive. Product and services offerings include (i) sleep therapy equipment, supplies and related services (including CPAP and biPAP services) to individuals suffering from obstructive sleep apnea, (ii) home medical equipment (HME) to patients discharged from acute care and other facilities, (iii) oxygen and related chronic therapy services in the home, and (iv) other HME medical devices and supplies on behalf of chronically ill patients with diabetes care, wound care, urological, ostomy and nutritional supply needs. The Company is proud to partner with an extensive and highly diversified network of referral sources, including acute care hospitals, sleep labs, pulmonologists, skilled nursing facilities, and clinics. AdaptHealth services beneficiaries of Medicare, Medicaid and commercial insurance payors. AdaptHealth services over approximately 1.7 million patients annually in all 50 states through its network of 247 locations in 40 states.