Insulet Appoints John A. Fallon to Board of Directors
Distinguished Clinician Brings Deep Health Management Experience to Insulet Board
BEDFORD, MA, Oct 25, 2012 (Menafn - MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Insulet Corporation PODD, the leader in tubing-freeinsulin pump technology with its OmniPod(R) Insulin ManagementSystem, today announced the appointment of John A. Fallon, M.D.,F.A.C.P. to the Company's board of directors. A leading healthmanagement expert, Dr. Fallon's career includes 25 years ofexperience in health management, overlapping with two decades ofclinical practice in internal medicine.
Since 2004, Dr. Fallon has served as the Chief Physician Executiveand Senior Vice President at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts(BCBSMA), the leading health plan in Massachusetts with approximately3 million members. At BCBSMA he is responsible for health planinitiatives focusing on policy, quality, affordability, innovativereimbursement and care management models.
"Dr. Fallon's broad background in clinical practice and healthmanagement will be extremely valuable to Insulet," said DuaneDeSisto, President and Chief Executive Officer of Insulet. "Havingheld executive positions for physician hospital organizations,integrated delivery systems and academic medical centers, his insightwill be instrumental as we continue to grow the market for theOmniPod tubeless insulin pump. We are very pleased to welcome Dr.Fallon to Insulet's board."
From 2000 to 2004, Dr. Fallon served as Chief Executive Officer forClinical Affairs at the State University of New York DownstateMedical Center. Previously, Dr. Fallon was with Partners HealthcareSystem (PHS), a non-profit community healthcare system founded by TheMassachusetts General Hospital and The Brigham and Women's Hospital.He served as a Trustee for PHS's Physician Network and as itsChairman from 1998 to 2000. Dr. Fallon had an internal medicinepractice in Salem, Massachusetts for over two decades.
Dr. Fallon serves on numerous boards, including the Temple UniversitySchool of Medicine Board of Advisors, and as Chairman of NEHI,formerly the New England Health Institute. Dr. Fallon received aBachelor's degree from the College of the Holy Cross, his M.D. fromTufts University School of Medicine and a Master's degree in BusinessAdministration from the University of South Florida.
About Insulet Corporation
Insulet Corporation PODD is an innovative medical devicecompany dedicated to making the lives of people with diabetes easier.Through its OmniPod Insulin Management System, Insulet seeks toexpand the use of insulin pump therapy among people withinsulin-dependent diabetes. The OmniPod is a revolutionary andeasy-to-use tubeless insulin pump that features just two parts andfully-automated cannula insertion. Insulet's subsidiary, NeighborhoodDiabetes, is a leading distributor for diabetes products andsupplies, delivered through a high touch customer service model.Founded in 2000, Insulet Corporation is based in Bedford, Mass.
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