- Commercial director Craig ThompsonVP Business Development Jaime LaFontaine and VP Engineering Matt Rubens join Getlabs
- Remote healthcare delivery innovator seeks to expand national footprint and accelerate adoption with health systems, health plans, digital health providers, traditional labs and more
MIAMI, June 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Getlabsthe leader in providing national infrastructure for remote healthcare delivery, today announced three new additions to the leadership team, adding Craig ThompsonCommercial director, Jaime LaFontaineVice President of Business Development and Matt Rubens, vice president of engineering. Rubens joins Getlabs from e-commerce innovator Tophatter, where he led product development and engineering efforts. Thompson and LaFontaine join pioneer in patient-centric telehealth pharmacy Alto Pharmacybringing extensive experience in healthcare sales and business development.
70% of medical decisions require lab test results, which stimulates 14 billion laboratory test orders annually in United States. The outbreak of COVID-19 has opened up new possibilities for how and where healthcare can be accessed and delivered, as healthcare consumers turn to virtual care in record numbers. Almost half of Americans say they want to continue using virtual care post-pandemic. Traditionally, brick-and-mortar health actors, including health systems and hospitalsalso adopted it.
These favorable winds for healthcare innovation portend a future in which more aspects of traditional physical healthcare are delivered remotely. With its API and a nationwide workforce of in-person healthcare professionals, Getlabs is bridging the virtual care gap so healthcare providers can make informed decisions and deliver higher quality care remotely. Getlabs offers in-home lab appointments performed by its full-time phlebotomists, who are nationally certified and vetted to draw blood, saliva, stool, urine, liquid biopsies, breath tests H. pylori, vital signs and biometric data.
“The pandemic has shown us that for millions of Americans, the convenience of healthcare is no longer a luxury. It’s a necessity,” said Kyle Michelson, CEO, Getlabs. “Craig, Jaime and Matt bring a remarkable combination of healthcare experience and product innovation to Getlabs, and will be instrumental as we seek to bring healthcare services to any home or office, starting with laboratories.”
As Commercial Director of Getlabs, Craig Thompson oversee Getlabs sales and marketing efforts. Craig brings over 19 years of management and sales experience to Getlabs. He most recently served as vice president of sales at Alto Pharmacy, and previously as regional vice president, US West at Abbott Vascular.
As Vice President of Business Development, Jaime LaFontaine will be responsible for driving strategic growth initiatives and partnerships for Getlabs in the healthcare ecosystem. Jaime brings 13 years of sales, business development and legal experience to Getlabs, most recently at Alto Pharmacy in sales and business development roles and at Practice Fusion in sales and implementation. Previously, she worked at ExamWorks, Inc., where she served as legal coordinator and regional account manager.
As Vice President of Engineering, Matt will lead Getlabs’ development teams, using technology to create seamless experiences for patients and partners. Matt brings 19 years of engineering and strategic growth experience to Getlabs, most recently serving as Vice President of Engineering and Senior Vice President of Product, Engineering and Growth at Tophatter. He has also held senior engineering roles at Remind, Change.org, and Amazon, and co-founded two companies: Kickball Labs and Jamglue.
Getlabs provides the nationwide infrastructure to deliver healthcare anywhere. Patients can book a certified phlebotomist to perform their lab tests at their home or office. Healthcare organizations can send Getlabs medical professionals to their patients to collect the diagnostic tests they need. By creating the infrastructure for providers to make informed medical decisions remotely, Getlabs bridges the gap between virtual and in-person care and unlocks the full potential of telehealth.