DENVER, Colo. (March 8, 2018) – DispatchHealth — the Denver-based healthcare company that delivers on-demand, acute healthcare services in-home and at senior living communities in five markets — today announced that Frank Ronchetti has been appointed to serve as the company’s chief financial officer. As CFO, Frank will lead DispatchHealth’s financial operations and investor relations efforts to ensure DispatchHealth remains well positioned to capitalize on expansion opportunities.
“With more than 13 years of CFO experience in the healthcare and technology space, Frank’s deep background in financial management, operational improvement and company leadership will help drive Dispatch Health’s growth plans as we expand our reach to 10 markets in the next 10 months and position us for success as we further scale our reach nationally,” said CEO and co-founder, Mark Prather, MD.
Frank has a proven track record of taking venture capital and private equity-backed companies to the next level of growth. Prior to DispatchHealth, he served as CFO at Trumpet Behavioral Health, a provider of behavior treatment services for children with autism and previously, spent nine years with Biodesix, a molecular diagnostics company as CFO. Before moving to Denver, Frank spent 15 years in Europe, financing early-stage companies and firms going through restructuring. Frank holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Stanford University, and an MBA from the Anderson School of Management at University of California, Los Angeles.
“DispatchHealth has built an incredible brand and delivered impressive expansion and growth, all while staying true to its mission – to provide high-quality patient care to increase quality and convenience, while dramatically reducing unnecessary cost,” said Frank Ronchetti, CFO, DispatchHealth. “As the leading company in on-demand, urgent care, DispatchHealth has a tremendous opportunity, and I look forward to helping scale the business.”
Today’s announcement builds on the momentum of DispatchHealth’s expansion to five markets, with plans to double its reach in the coming months. Last month, the company added Andrea Pearson as Chief Marketing Officer and David Friedersdorf as Senior Vice President, Provider Solutions to its management team. Additionally, in December 2017, DispatchHealth won the AARP Foundation/Rock Health 2017 Aging in Place Challenge, a competition for entrepreneurial solutions that help vulnerable, older adults remain in their homes and communities. DispatchHealth achieved this award based on its innovations that reduce unnecessary health care services, costs and hospital readmission rates while allowing older adults the opportunity to live independently in their homes.
DispatchHealth offers consumers on-demand medical care in their homes or place of work in order to increase quality and convenience and dramatically reduce unnecessary cost. The company’s mobile technology platform extends the capabilities healthcare teams, health systems and payers to serve patients where they can access care most conveniently. DispatchHealth has raised $37 million, led by Alta Partners and Questa Capital, to rapidly expand its services and partnerships. For more information, visit DispatchHealth.com.