Icario – Leveraging AI To Improve Health Plans

Steve Wigginton, CEO of Icario discusses the company’s platform Icario Connect.  He talks about how health IT can help a long overdue overhaul of health plans and how health plans are embracing data insight and behavioral analytics to drive real health changes.

Steve Wigginton is the CEO of Icario. Steve is responsible for the overall strategy, growth, and operations of the company. Previously the CEO of NovuHealth, Steve became the CEO of Icario in 2020 following NovuHealth’s merger with Revel. Steve has a 25-year track record of driving growth, culture, and innovation in healthcare and is passionate about creating a better experience for members, patients, and providers. Steve came to Icario from Sutter Health | Aetna, a 50/50 joint venture between Aetna, a CVS Health company, and Sutter Health, a not-for-profit integrated health delivery system in northern California. There, he served as the joint venture’s first CEO, responsible for launching an innovative health insurance business, delivering best-in-class clinical care, and driving breakthrough consumer and member experiences. Before that, Steve served as CEO of Valence Health, where he led and grew the business following its acquisition by Evolent Health, doubling revenues and scaling operations internationally. Prior to the Valence acquisition, Steve was the chief development officer at Evolent Health, responsible for driving growth, partnerships, and the brand. Additional leadership roles in technology-driven care management, physician practice management, and healthcare supply chain businesses round out Steve’s experience. Steve holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree of business administration from Indiana University, Kelley School of Business.

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