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Tom Blue

Concurrent Speaker

Tom Blue has dedicated most of the last 20 years to intensively researching and synthesizing new approaches to accelerate the application of emerging science and research in the day-to-day practice of primary care and personal health management. He is a healthcare entrepreneur with an impressive record of catalyzing innovative clinical and technology businesses that serve providers, payers, patients and industry including:

  • LeadHealth, the first employer health organization dedicated to utilizing Functional Medicine and chronic disease-focused bundled episodes of care to reduce healthcare costs for self-insured employers and health plans (acquired in 2019 by Empowered Education)
  • LivingMatrix, the most widely used patient information management system by Functional Medicine practitioners (acquired in 2019 by Nestle Health Science)
  • Liberty Direct, the nation’s first ACA exempt, DPC-integrated medical cost sharing program, (acquired by Liberty Healthshare in 2016).

He is a founding partner of OvationLab and serves as on the founding leadership team of AndHealth, a virtual healthcare delivery company specializing in disease reversal for Immune Mediated Inflammatory Diseases.

Tom serves as an advisor and/or board member for a number of digital health and natural product innovators as well as private equity firms focused on these sectors. PE advisory relationships include RoundTable Healthcare Partners and WM Partners. Industry advisory roles include: Heads Up Health, Nudge, Radicle Science, Resonea, ORDRS, Better Nutrition Program, Tailored Script, Calroy Health Sciences, Biocidin Botanicals, and Allergy Research Group.

He a member of the Leadership Council for the Personalize Lifestyle Medicine Institute; and he served for nearly ten years, as both the Director of Industry Strategy for The Institute for Functional Medicine and the Executive Director and Chief Strategy Officer of the American Academy of Private Physicians, the national professional association for concierge and direct primary care (DPC) physicians.