Nicholas (Nick) Augustinos has served on our Board since November 2009. Nick is the President & CEO of Aver, Inc. a company specializing in bundled payment and analytics solutions. Besides his role as President & CEO Nick serves on the Board of Directors of Aver, Inc. Prior to Aver, Inc Nick was the Senior Vice President Health Information Services and Strategy at Cardinal Health. In January 2015, he was appointed to the Board of Directors of the California Health Care Foundation (CHCF). CHCF has as its mission to improve care for all Californians through innovations that improve quality, increase efficiency, and lower the cost of care. Prior to CHCF Nick served on the Board of Directors of the SCAN Foundation (June 2011 - December 2014), an organization dedicated to advancing the development of a sustainable continuum of quality care for seniors. Nick served on the Board of Directors of Audax Health, now Rally (March 2012 - February 2014), specializing in consumer engagement solutions. Rally is currently part of Optum, a UnitedHealth Group company. Nick brings 30 years of broad managerial, consulting and business development experience in the private and public sector. He has worked with a diverse range of leading healthcare delivery systems, healthcare insurers and government organizations globally.
Prior to Cardinal Health, Nick was the Senior Director for Global Healthcare Operations at Cisco Systems, leading the go to market strategy for healthcare focusing on public sector bringing business and technical expertise along with thought leadership towards in the areas of connected health, wellness and care delivery. Nick started his career at Cisco as the Senior Director for Global Healthcare Solutions of the Internet Business Solutions Group – the strategic consulting business unit of Cisco – he led among other initiatives the Cisco HealthPresence™ development, Cisco’s core care-at-a-distance platform.
Prior to Cisco, Nick was Partner and Senior Strategic Consulting Expert, Global Health Services, for CSC. Prior to joining CSC, he was Vice President, Care Data Exchange business unit for CareScience, leading product development and services in the clinical document sharing space. Nick was also Vice President for Healtheon/ WebMD, responsible for marketing and sales for the company’s products and services. Prior to that, he was with Deloitte Consulting and was instrumental in establishing the healthcare practice for Deloitte’s San Francisco office, managing numerous projects for payers, providers, and integrated delivery networks. He started his career in healthcare as Vice President, Administration, of CliniShare.