Who we are

HealtheMed is a public benefit corporation dedicated to enriching the lives of underserved populations in the state of Minnesota.

Clinic@Home, a first of its kind, digital system of care enables Medicaid waivered clients to get better access to health care in their homes through its hybrid telemedicine platform.

Our mission is to keep Medicaid waivered participants in the community longer by enabling access to the essential care services they need, in the comfort of their own home.  We want these important citizens to become more independent and live as fulfilling a life as possible.

Leadership

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Tom Spencer

Chief Executive Officer

Tom has 30 years of physician management, managed care contracting and health care technology innovation experience. In 2016 he negotiated the first CMS approved contract for telemedicine wound clinic services in the U.S.

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Steve Pontius

President

Steve has 35 years as an innovator in the healthcare industry. His experience extends into the venture capital space with startup successes in field marketing, healthcare, and retail, and is well-known as the Founder of MinuteClinic, a pioneer in the retail healthcare sector.

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Katherine Thorp

VP Product & Engineering

Katherine joined the HealtheMed team with over 20 years' experience in product innovation and engineering. She has demonstrated leadership in the information technology and healthcare industry.

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Laurie Knutson

VP Development & Outreach

Laurie has over 35 years in various leadership roles across the healthcare sector. She has contributed to the success of several start-ups in the health, wellness, digital and MedTech sectors.

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Dane Shipp, MD

Medical Director

Dane has over 25 years of clinical, health information, and research experience. In addition to years of practice, he helps physicians adopt new technologies such as telemedicine and remote patient monitoring.

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Shannon Graf BSN, RN

VP Nursing

Shannon has over a decade of nursing experience. She has significant expertise leading mental and physical health care models for patients across all socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

Founders

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Tom Spencer

 

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Ron Mandelbaum

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Bob Arnold

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Allan Swartz

News

TC Jewfolk interviews Ron Mandelbaum of HealtheMed about caring for waivered participants in Minnesota

June 21, 2022 |

How Ron Mandelbaum Is Part Of Innovating Health Care  

St. Louis Park-based company provides technology for at-home care

April 28, 2022 |

https://www.hometownsource.com/sun_sailor/free/st-louis-park-based-company-provides-technology-for-at-home-care/article_075ef93c-c056-11ec-9d44-c30b5d8f7df3.html  

HealtheMed CEO Tom Spencer featured on the Paul and Jordana Show, WCCO

April 22, 2022 |

https://www.audacy.com/podcasts/the-paul-jordana-show-155/this-tech-could-help-keep-you-at-home-during-medical-care-1373789257

HealtheMed Secures Funding to Fuel Expansion of Digital Care Service

April 4, 2022 |

https://www.prweb.com/releases/2022/04/prweb18595915.htm  

Clinic@Home Aims to Redefine Doctor-Patient Relationships for Vulnerable Populations

April 1, 2022 |

St. Louis Park Company Pitches Hybrid At-Home Care System

HealtheMed’s Clinic@Home Featured at Minnesota Social Service Association Conference

March 14, 2022 |

Clinic@Home will be on display at the MNSSA conference, the largest health and human services event in the Midwest where nearly 2,000 health and human service professionals will gather. HealtheMed’s Nurse Director, Shannon Holley-Smith, BSN, RN, will also be presenting Clinic@Home during an educational session for case managers and county directors on Wednesday, March 16…