A new leader to create a transformative customer-centric platform using advanced AI to streamline access to care and reduce costs for payers and providers

PALO ALTO, Calif., October 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — SAIGroup, a private investment firm focused on companies with the potential to become leaders in enterprise AI, today announced that Deepthi Bathina joined the company as an operating partner and CEO in residence.

Bathina will be responsible for creating and launching a new customer-centric AI business by applying SAIGroup’s advanced technologies and data-driven solutions to improve patient outcomes and reduce costs for payers and providers. suppliers. The new platform company will serve as an intelligence system to deliver proactive and cost-effective care across the continuum of care. It will leverage SAIGroup’s Eureka AI technology platform and SAIGroup’s committed capital to invest in innovation and acquisitions. Bathina will also support healthcare portfolio strategy, partnerships, operations and acquisition activities.

“Now is the time to further accelerate and streamline care access and costs for individuals and families and deliver better returns to payers and providers. SAIGroup is uniquely positioned to unite payers and providers to improve people’s health outcomes,” said Bathina. “SAIGroup’s reputation for creating scalable, real-world AI solutions for real-world problems, and delivering value quickly, is uniquely suited to breaking the deadlocks that hold back healthcare today. I love the culture here to keep customer issues and experiences front and center and to focus the power of platforms and expertise on concrete, scalable solutions.”

“Deepthi has been focused on researching and finding the best and most effective avenues to remove the bottlenecks and divisions that hold back healthcare today, and I look forward to her doing more. even at SAIGroup,” said SAIGroup Founder and Chairman Dr. Romesh Wadhwani. “It adds to our culture of diving deep into real problems to build real, sustainable and scalable solutions. SAIGroup is dedicated to applying AI to solve real-world problems, and improving healthcare and patient outcomes are easily among the most important areas where the application of AI can have a huge impact.”

Within SAIGroup’s current portfolio, ConcertAI is the leader in real-world data and enterprise AI for life sciences and healthcare. SymphonyAI is the leader in enterprise AI for key verticals including retail, consumer packaged goods, financial services, manufacturing, media and IT operations. In five years, SAIGroup has become one of the largest and fastest growing players in enterprise AI.

Bathina is Chair of the Board of the Kerry Murphy Healey Center for Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Babson College. She is the former Director of Clinical Products at Humana. She led the evolution of Humana into a product, service and experience while overseeing the design, development and delivery of products for chronic disease management, behavioral health, social determinants of health, solutions for caregivers, utilization management, care management, oncology, musculoskeletal and pharmacy. areas across Medicare, Medicaid and commercial segments. She also led the customer success organizations at Humana, a Fortune 50 integrated healthcare market leader, where she was responsible for new business wins, implementations and overall customer satisfaction.

Prior to Humana, Bathina was Chief Operating Officer for approximately $1 billion Health Technology Division of Nuance Communications, the market leader in AI-enabled solutions serving more than 450,000 clinicians at more than 10,000 healthcare facilities worldwide. She is also the former head of global operations for Wolters Kluwer’s clinical decision support division, leading product management, technology and engineering, global customer operations, implementations and global IT infrastructure. in 170 countries.

Bathina founded HealthTech Ventures to accelerate growth-oriented health technology companies among providers, payers and consumers. She has worked directly with investors and boards of major private equity and venture capital firms.

About SAI Group

SAIGroup is a private company that invests in companies with the potential to become leaders in enterprise AI solutions. SAIGroup investments enable portfolio companies to accelerate innovation and growth. Principal owner and investor Dr. Romesh Wadhwani committed to invest up to $1 billion in SAI Group.

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