HealthEdge Software, Inc.®(“HealthEdge”), provider of the industry’s leading integrated financial, administrative and clinical platform for health insurers, HealthRules® Payor, today announced that Craig Wilson has joined the company as executive vice president and general counsel. Wilson brings to HealthEdge deep expertise in leading his teams through strategic transactions, business development, M&A, and corporate governance.
With more than 25 years of experience in the legal field, Wilson has worked as a senior business executive, general counsel, corporate counsel, and prior to moving to an inhouse role, worked in private practice as a commercial litigator. He has deep experience in leading legal departments and using his industry knowledge to develop business strategies that have enabled companies to succeed in ever-changing and dynamic environments.
“The more I looked at HealthEdge and the trajectory of their growth, the more I wanted to be a part of an organization pushing the boundaries of our healthcare ecosystem,” said Craig Wilson. “I’m excited to join HealthEdge, who in partnership with Blackstone, is on an amazing path to making a difference in a complex industry.”
“Craig’s reputation precedes him, as a trusted C-suite partner valued for his honesty, clear judgement, integrity and decisive leadership,” said Steve Krupa, CEO of HealthEdge. “We are excited to have him on board in this critical role and look forward to his counsel on HealthEdge’s legal and business needs.”
Prior to joining HealthEdge, Wilson served as General Counsel of Envision Healthcare Corporation, a national healthcare company and hospital-based medical group for ten years, where he filled a role as the key legal advisor on major business transactions. Guided by his passion about the company’s mission to save lives, he oversaw a department of 30 people and was responsible for leading the legal function of the company. He is a Member of the American Health Lawyers Association. He earned a Juris Doctor at Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management/Political Science at William Jewell College.
HealthEdge provides modern, disruptive healthcare IT solutions that health insurers use to leverage new business models, improve outcomes, drastically reduce administrative costs, and connect everyone in the healthcare delivery cycle. Its next-generation enterprise solution suite, HealthRules, is built on modern, patented technology and is delivered to customers via the HealthEdge Cloud or onsite deployment. In 2020, HealthEdge was acquired by Blackstone, becoming the first healthcare and second transaction for Blackstone Growth (BXG). HealthEdge’s portfolio includes HealthRules Payor®, HealthRules CareManager®, and Burgess Source®. Follow HealthEdge, on Twitter @HealthEdge or on LinkedIn.