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Cate McConnell

by Jasmine Batchelor

May 18, 2018

Global Industry Leader, Healthcare Payers,
Appian

Cate McConnell, Appian’s Healthcare Payer Industry Practice Lead, works with business development and account executives to show healthcare payers how the Appian platform can speed innovation, help consumers take control of their own health, and simplify the healthcare journey.

Appian provides a leading low-code software development platform that enables healthcare organizations to rapidly develop powerful and unique applications. The applications created on Appian’s platform help companies drive digital transformation and competitive differentiation.

Prior to her role at Appian, Cate worked at Change Healthcare (formerly McKesson Health Solutions) as Product Owner for a software portfolio that allows healthcare payers to simplify and outsource their medical claim transaction handling. She oversaw the product’s growth from $0 to $23M annual revenue and 50+ customers.

She also held positions at Deloitte Consulting’s Life Sciences and Health Care practice, WellPoint (now Anthem) Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Kaiser Permanente, Capital Blue Cross, BCBS of North Carolina, amongst others in the healthcare industry.

Cate earned an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, and holds the CPHIMS certification from HIMSS. She is active in the Technology Association of Georgia’s Health and Product Management groups, as well as GA HIMSS and HFMA.