Welcoming Our New Chief Strategy Officer, David Bodel

Posted by Pat Morrell on Jan 16, 2018 6:45:00 AM

We're stoked to share another big company update. 

David Bodel, a long-time advisor and partner to Digitize.AI, has officially joined the company as Chief Strategy Officer. 

Dave has deep, deep expertise in healthcare strategy and operations, so his timing in joining our executive team is perfect with our announced launch of LiaTM earlier this week. 

Dave will be an integral leader as we continue to grow our healthcare clientele. More details on Dave and his role in the press release below.

And many more big things ahead for the Digitize.AI team and our clients!



Patrick Morrell

Digitize.AI Welcomes Chief Strategy Officer, David Bodel
Healthcare operations veteran brings industry expertise to leading independent Artificial Intelligence firm

CHARLOTTE, NC: Digitize.AI, a fast-growing independent Artificial Intelligence firm, announced today that David Bodel will assume the position of Chief Strategy Officer, effective immediately.

Bodel has a successful 27-year track record as a management consultant and senior leader of health systems. As the Managing Director of KALEX Ventures, Bodel will devote a portion of his time to serving as Digitize.AI’s Chief Strategy Officer and will sit on the company’s executive team with Justin Adams (Co-Founder and CEO), Thomas Gathings (Co-Founder and CTO), and Pat Morrell (Co-Founder and VP Customer Success).

Justin Adams, Digitize.AI CEO, on Bodel joining the Digitize.AI executive team: "Our team is extremely excited to welcome David Bodel as head of strategy. Dave is a longtime healthcare industry thought leader, and has been a generous advisor and partner to Digitize.AI. And with our growth now accelerating in the healthcare industry, Dave's deep healthcare strategy experience and broad network of industry relationships will be hugely valuable as we help healthcare CFOs transform their pre-certification processes with pragmatic A.I. solutions.”

On January 10th Digitize.AI announced the launch of LiaTM, a patent pending and first of its kind A.I. assistant for healthcare finance leaders. Lia works with existing software, workflows, and teams to automate, accelerate, and prioritize pre-certification tasks to maximize insurance authorizations and secure revenue for healthcare providers.

As Chief Strategy Officer, Bodel will oversee Lia’s strategic market positioning and new client adoption, and will help guide the evolving and expanding roadmap of Lia’s capabilities.

The Digitize.AI team is currently implementing Lia at a leading southeastern hospital and will unveil Lia to the broader healthcare market at the 2018 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas. Visit the Digitize.AI website for more information, or to schedule a personalized demo.

About Digitize.AI: Digitize.AI is the leading independent Artificial Intelligence firm in the Southeast. We use  Machine Learning and Intelligent Automation technology to help companies digitize internal processes and create a 21st-century digital workforce. Our mission is to grow trust, transparency, and courage in our healthcare communities through the creative and pragmatic application of A.I.

Company leadership: Justin Adams, Co-Founder and CEO; Thomas Gathings, Co-Founder and CTO; Pat Morrell, Co-Founder and VP Customer Success.

Board of Advisors: The Digitize.AI board of advisors includes: Bob Hull, Chairman of the Board of Directors at SPX FLOW and a member of Deloitte’s Finance Executive Advisory Group; Mark Linsz, former Corporate Treasurer at Bank of America and current board member at CNL Strategic Capital (Levine Leichtman) and CNL CCT2 (KKR); Dr. Tammara Combs, CEO of Serendipity Interactive; Robert Brinkley, Partner at Womble Bond Dickinson; Mike Lee, President of Independence Consulting; Tim Sittema, Managing Partner of Crosland Southeast; Mike Seferyn, Chief Information Officer for the Family Dollar division of Dollar Tree; Keith Anthony, Managing Partner of Independence Consulting; and Jay Plueger, SVP of Strategic Initiatives and Corporate Development at AvidXchange, Inc.


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Pat Morrell

Written by Pat Morrell

Topics: AI, Prior authorization, Intelligent automation, Pre-authorization, Revenue cycle management, Healthcare IT, Pre-certification