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Matthew A. Michela

by Jasmine Batchelor

October 28, 2019

President and Chief Executive Officer,
Life Image

Matthew A. Michela has been a healthcare industry executive for 30 years, serving in leadership positions in both the payer and care management sectors. He joined Life Image in 2015 with the mission of democratizing data to create an interoperable healthcare ecosystem that creates a connected view of a patient’s journey. By evolving and transforming the Life Image network into an innovative digital platform for the sharing of any and all clinical information including medical images, healthcare professionals can see data in a comprehensive way. This enables them to better learn from the data, make better informed clinical decisions, improve the patient care experience, and ultimately make new discoveries.

Throughout his career, Matthew has been at the intersection of providers, health plans, employers, and patients. He has a proven track record helping organizations create novel approaches to value generation, which he has done in several settings. Matthew’s extensive experience includes senior positions at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care where he worked in a number of leadership roles. Most recently, he served as COO at Healthways, a publicly traded provider of well-being solutions for health systems, employers and health plans. He was also co-founder, president and COO at Care Management International, which offers solutions for healthcare clients in utilization management, radiology management, and case and condition management. He has also has established several start-up ventures both domestically and internationally.

Matthew is a graduate of the University of Rochester with a Bachelor of Arts in economics and American history. He received his Masters of Business Administration from the McDonough School of Business from Georgetown University.