OUR COMPANY


Clinicians, data scientists, economists, and health technologists committed to high-value care

Our Name

Our Name

Agathos (ἀγαθός) means intrinsic good in ancient Greek. Plato used it in reference to healthcare and medicine.

Our Vision

Our Vision

Make valuable care obvious and normal.

Our Mission

Our Mission

Organize health data and generate care insights that improve patient outcomes.

Our Team


Andrew Trees
Andrew has a passion for health economics, pricing and market access, evolving payment and delivery models. Prior to founding Agathos, Andrew consulted with ClearView and QuintilesIMS, researching with hundreds of physicians, payers, and administrators on matters of clinical evidence and practice economics.

Andrew Trees

Co-founder & CEO
Steve Waye
Steve began his career in implementation at Epic Systems, eventually leading the Product Success team for international offerings. With expertise in EMR data, physician user experience, and client service, Steve founded Agathos to give physicians more value from EMR data through an easy-to-use solution.

Steve Waye

Co-founder & President
Vanessa Carmean, PhD
Vanessa is passionate about health care technology. She has worked with organizations from Fortune 100 to the start-up/entrepreneur community at the intersection of science, technology, and health care. Vanessa earned a PhD in neuroscience from the University of Colorado and has led multiple sales teams at Zayo focused on strategic accounts.

Vanessa Carmean, PhD

Chief Commercial Officer
Tynan Szvetecz
Tynan is a lifelong technologist, entrepreneur, trusted advisor, and has lead teams building innovative new healthcare platforms for Allscripts, DaVita, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Envision Healthcare, and US Oncology. To bring sustainable technology innovation to Agathos, he has focused on building a cross-functional and dynamic partner ecosystem that enables delivering progressive technology at speed.

Tynan Szvetecz

Chief Technology Officer
Michael van Duren, MD
Michael has 20+ years of experience delivering results at health plans and integrated delivery systems, most recently as VP of Variation Reduction at Sutter Health. His method of pinpointing care variation and facilitating helpful, actionable feedback has won physicians’ trust and generated millions in savings.

Michael van Duren, MD

Head of Variation Reduction
Isaac Carruthers, PhD
Isaac brings his cutting edge research, thought leadership, and team building skills to Agathos. Previous to Agathos, he was a Quantitive Researcher at PIMCO, with a niche expertise in predictive analytics and computational neuroscience. Isaac holds joint physics and computer science degrees from University of Maryland and a PhD in physics from University of Pennsylvania.

Isaac Carruthers, PhD

Head of Data Science
Stephanie Trees
Stephanie is a founding member of Agathos and the current Director of Enterprise Accounts. Stephanie manages Agathos' relationships with new and preexisting health system partners. She is passionate about improving quality and reducing costs for health systems and the patients they serve. Prior to Agathos, Stephanie was a strategy consultant for Accenture.

Stephanie Trees

Director, Enterprise Accounts
Keith Reynolds
Keith brings to Agathos software design and engineering team leadership acumen cultivated at Amazon Robotics, Intuit, Lockheed Martin, and Avid Technology. In his role as Head of Engineering, Keith is especially excited about his direct contribution towards solving key problems in healthcare and providing leadership to the Agathos engineering team.

Keith Reynolds

Principal Engineer
Amy Miller
Amy is a former tech entrepreneur. She is passionate about using technology to improve healthcare, improving the integrity of democracy (as seen in her former work with Goods Unite Us), and is a strong supporter of the arts. Amy holds a degree in business management and international business from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens point.

Amy Miller

Account Executive
Chelsea Berman
Chelsea comes to Agathos with Epic EMR implementation and consulting experience, specializing in Operation Room (OR) process improvement and clinical efficacy. As a Customer Success Manager, she demystifies complex EMR analytics, helping clinicians get their hands on actionable information. Previous to Agathos, Chelsea served as an AmeriCorps VISTA service member with Habitat for Humanity and was with Epic Systems.

Chelsea Berman

Customer Success Manager
Elspeth Myers
Elspeth is a Project Management Professional (PMP), bringing her expertise in customer relations and project management to Agathos. Prior to Agathos, she cultivated her customer engagement skills at Epic and Leidos, while working with several nationally renowned hospital systems.

Elspeth Myers

Customer Success Manager
Mallika Maheshwary
Mallika comes to Agathos with experience in healthcare IT implementation and change management. Before Agathos, she was a project manager at Epic Systems, working with various hospitals to optimize their cardiology workflows through process improvement and analytics.

Mallika Maheshwary

Customer Success Manager
Jack Bigbee
Jack is our charismatic and enthusiastic Inside Sales Representative. He is passionate about using technology to improve healthcare. Prior to working at Agathos, Jack graduated from the University of Arizona and worked for Epic System's Cardiology implementation team.

Jack Bigbee

Inside Sales Representative
James Martino, PhD
James brings to Agathos world class technical and research expertise. He holds a PhD in mechanical engineering, providing Agathos data science and research design subject matter expertise in his role as a Data Scientist with a focus on improving healthcare for all.

James Martino, PhD

Data Scientist
Natasha Hagemeyer, PhD
Natasha is a Data Scientist with Agathos and holds a doctorate in ecology. Previously, she conducted research in behavioral ecology. Currently, she leverages her data expertise to identify patterns and insights in healthcare data for improved patient care.

Natasha Hagemeyer, PhD

Data Scientist
Oliver Wang
Oliver is a data scientist working in healthcare to develop software tools that improve patient care. Prior to joining Agathos, he worked at another healthcare data science startup, where he researched, developed and applied statistical learning methods for various patient outcomes.

Oliver Wang

Data Scientist
EZRA ABLAZA
Ezra is a full stack software developer who finds meaning in making technology accessible. Before joining the Agathos team, he worked on infusion pump integration at Epic Systems. Ezra has a B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering from Rutgers University.

EZRA ABLAZA

Software Engineer
Paul Hooven
Paul is a founding member of Agathos and an expert in electronic health data interchange for Epic and Cerner systems. Paul is a proven health IT entrepreneur and has helped numerous hospitals implement Epic. Paul joined Agathos to accelerate learning via EMR data, streamline data transfer, and create Agathos’ data analytics architecture.

Paul Hooven

Data Integration Engineer
Marina Biel
Marina brings her passion for business and finance to Agathos in order to optimize internal processes and track company performance. Prior to working at Agathos, Marina graduated from Sweet Briar College with a B.S. in Engineering Science and worked as a Civil Engineer specializing in healthcare development.

Marina Biel

Business Operations Analyst

Our Advisory Board


Apeksha Desai, MD
Apeksha is a Colorado Permanente hospitalist, Good Samaritan Hospital physician champion, and the Chief Strategy Officer at qlēr Solutions, a telepsychiatry company. Apeksha is expert in quality improvement, clinical workflows, and resource stewardship. Apeksha completed her medical training at Rochester and MBA at WashU.

Apeksha Desai, MD

Hospital Medicine
Asa Tapley, MD
Asa is an internal medicine physician and infectious disease specialist. He is currently a senior fellow in Infectious Disease at the University of Washington and previously trained at UCSF and Johns Hopkins Bayview. A former academic hospitalist at Beth Israel Deaconess and faculty member at Harvard Medical School, Asa continues to be involved in hospitalist work. He provides clinical expertise for Agathos’ metrics and UX design.

Asa Tapley, MD

Hospital Medicine
Farshid Kazi, MD
Farshid is a hospitalist, palliative care physician and medical director at Healthcare Partners. He develops and implements population health strategies for high-risk patients and brings expertise in managed care, payor contracting, and clinical workflows. Farshid completed his medical training at Ohio State and UC Irvine.

Farshid Kazi, MD

Hospital Medicine
Jonathan Rogg, MD
Jonathan is an academic emergency physician and expert in hospital operations with several related publications. He is Vice Chair of Strategy and Operations at McGovern Medical School, part of UTHealth in Houston. Jonathan completed his emergency medicine residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, and Brigham & Women’s Hospital, and earned an MBA from Harvard.

Jonathan Rogg, MD

Emergency Medicine
Usha Periyanayagam, MD
Usha is an ER physician and health technologist who has worked in 10+ academic and community hospitals. Usha brings deep clinical, product, and analytics expertise. Usha completed her medical training, MS, and MPH at Northwestern and instructed at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Usha Periyanayagam, MD

Emergency Medicine
Erin Gordon, MD
Erin is a pulmonary/critical care physician and educator at UCSF. She completed her medical training at USC and pulmonary/critical care fellowship at UCSF. She is an NIH funded physician-scientist and full-time faculty at UCSF. Erin attends in the ICU at the Parnassus Height Campus of UCSF and brings this critical care expertise to Agathos.

Erin Gordon, MD

Critical Care
Keegan Tupchong, MD
Keegan is an academic intensivist and emergency physician at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and the Memorial Hermann Health System. He completed his training at NYU and the University of Maryland. Keegan brings broad experience working in both academic and community hospitals, he is committed to improving evidence-based clinical practice, and he is the recipient of numerous faculty teaching awards.

Keegan Tupchong, MD

Critical Care
Rob Steele, MD
Rob is a pediatrician, hospital EVP, and Chief Strategy Officer and Innovation Officer, dedicated to accelerating high-quality, affordable care. Rob brings expertise in medical leadership, ACO and CIN development, and managed care contracting, serving as President of Mercy Springfield. Rob completed his medical training at Vanderbilt and MBA at UMass Amherst.

Rob Steele, MD

Hospital Administration
Abraham Flaxman, <span>PhD</span>
Abie is a data scientist, professor, and researcher in global health metrics. He is currently developing methods for measuring efficiency of health facilities, causes of death, and non-fatal health outcomes. Abie earned his PhD (Algorithms, Combinatorics & Optimization) from Carnegie Mellon.

Abraham Flaxman, PhD

Health Economics
Christine Sublett
Christine is an information security, privacy, and protection expert with 25+ years of experience in healthcare. Christine advises technology companies and hospitals, and recently served as the CISO for Stanford Children’s. Christine recently participated in the HHS Healthcare Cybersecurity Task Force.

Christine Sublett

Privacy & Security

Our Investors


Other Partners


Our Values


Ownership

Ownership

We keep our promises, take responsibility, and stand by our outcomes.

Transparency

Transparency

We openly attest to mistakes and communally celebrate success.

Curiosity

Curiosity

We are lifelong learners and seekers who do creative work and admire that of others.

Community

Community

We leave our egos at the door, admit and forgive wrong, and are fiercely loyal.

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