Sarah Jacob Joins MedBridge Executive Team as Its First Chief Product Officer
Jacob’s deep expertise will help the company define and lead a new path forward by expanding its footprint in digital patient care.
Seattle, WA – MedBridge, the industry-leading digital health solution for healthcare professionals and organizations across the care continuum, is excited to announce that Sarah Jacob has joined the company’s executive team as its first Chief Product Officer.
Jacob has been a leader in the digital health technology space for over 10 years and is an expert at developing differentiated products and building world-class product organizations. With her considerable experience, skill, and talent, Jacob will help guide the future of MedBridge as the company continues to expand its digital patient care solutions designed to advance the healthcare industry through a time of rapid change.
With healthcare organizations under pressure to keep up with evolving patient needs, MedBridge has continued its ongoing commitment to building digital patient care solutions that support a more personalized healthcare experience. As the company’s growth accelerates, it has added new talent to the executive team and revised its web domain from medbridgeed.com to medbridge.com to reflect an expansion from education towards an increasingly more holistic digital care experience.
“The opportunity to join a world-class organization on a mission to change the way care is delivered to patients is incredibly exciting,” said Jacob. “MedBridge is uniquely positioned to engage patients in a way the industry hasn’t seen before, and I’m thrilled to be able to lead that effort. The products we are taking to market to blaze the trail for digital patient care will be industry-defining.”
MedBridge is the solution of choice for 9 of the top 10 physical therapy private practices and hospital systems, and 6 of the top 10 home health agencies. Organizations leveraging the MedBridge Digital Care Ecosystem have already experienced striking results, including 69 percent better patient retention, 243 percent increased patient activation, and 27 percent better FOTO effectiveness scores. In overseeing MedBridge’s product management, design, and operations, Jacob will play a key part in building on and expanding these successes for the future of healthcare.
“With a large enterprise market presence that includes over half of the physical therapy market and partnerships with many leading healthcare organizations in the country, MedBridge is in a unique position to bring the value of therapy to more patients,” said Leigh Wager, Vice President of Strategic Solutions at MedBridge. “We’re so pleased about the experience, passion, and product vision Sarah brings to the MedBridge team, our clients, and their patients. It’s a truly dynamic and exciting time to be in healthcare.”