MVP Health Care Names Mary Hardy as Senior Leader, Strategic Health Initiatives


Contact: Jo Ann LeSage Nelson

Schenectady, N.Y., March 11, 2019Mary Hardy has joined MVP Health Care as Senior Leader, Strategic Health Initiatives. Hardy comes to MVP Health Care with extensive leadership experience in the health care industry, including more than 20 years in leadership roles at GE Health and positions at several analytics start-ups, such as Philips Healthcare and the Alliance for Better Health, where she worked on predictive modeling in the health care space. She has also been successful in driving sustainable growth through results-driven initiatives.

In her new role, Hardy will lead MVP Health Care’s new approach on integrated health, taking a member-centric approach to health care by including both medical and behavioral health to ensure health care includes the well-being of the whole person. She is passionate about the role integrated health will have on improving members’ quality of life and the role data and analytics will have on recognizing possible crises and preventing them by determining what kind of help members may need and reaching out to them proactively.

With a business engineering degree, Hardy has been analyzing data and interpreting that data to create solutions from the start of her career. She received a bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering from Clarkson College of Technology.



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