Goodwin Executive Search, a leading firm in retained executive search, is pleased to announce the placement of Blair Baker as Vice President, Product Management at NextGxDx, based in Nashville, TN.
Mr. Baker was recruited to NextGxDx from Medhost where he served as Vice President, Product Strategy. At Medhost, Mr. Baker led the innovation of new healthcare consumer based products where he was responsible for 72 products and $280M in revenue. While at Medhost, Mr. Baker expanded the patient engagement solution into a consumer based offering to include educational content, hospital branding, wellness tracking and disease management. His patient engagement solution was ranked second in the market only behind Epic. Previous to his role at Medhost, Mr. Baker served as Senior Director, Product Strategy at Emdeon where he elevated patient access product suites from last in the market to first in the market in 2 years via KLAS surveys. Prior to his role at Emdeon, Mr. Baker served as Director of Implementation and Payer Connectivity at RelayHealth. Earlier in his career, Mr. Baker held senior positions at HTP Inc. (which was acquired by McKesson/RelayHealth) and CareMedic Systems.
Mr. Baker has an impressive track record with 25+ years of healthcare experience, 16+ years of product management and operational leadership as well as 9 years of hospital revenue cycle leadership. He has held executive level product and operational positions in start-up organizations, emerging companies and well established large scale organizations.
At NextGxDx, Mr. Baker will be responsible for defining product offerings and go-to-market strategy for the organization as a whole.
Mr. Baker received a BA in Mass Communications/Media Studies from Indiana University and resides in Nashville, TN.
Congratulations to Mr. Baker & NextGxDx!