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Navigating 2020

Recent preliminary data from the CDC indicates that overdose deaths in 2020 will rank among the highest on record – possibly the highest in history. Additionally suicide rates spiked, after hitting one of the lowest rates on record in 2019. In other words, the pandemic and co-occurring obstacles we have experienced in 2020 created a catastrophic environment for those battling behavioral health challenges.

Despite the complications of 2020, our team remained highly committed to delivering effective solutions for our customers.

We invite you to take a look at our inaugural Appriss Health Impact Report to better understand how the events of 2020 impacted our nation, how we subsequently evolved one of our solutions to address the pandemic, and how we partnered with the healthcare industry to treat millions. Ultimately, this resulted in amazing outcomes, like the decrease of opioid prescribing by 51 percent at Norton Healthcare and the implementation of Gateway across the entire Veteran’s Health Administration health system.

Nobody could have predicted the complex obstacles we faced in 2020, but amidst that turmoil we saw our medical community come together to make a difference. We are proud to support those heroes every day.

Click below to view your copy of our 2020 Impact Report!



Rob Cohen


Rob Cohen

Rob Cohen has served as President of Appriss Health since 2016 and brings more than 20 years of healthcare and technology experience to his role with a career spanning leadership positions at Evolent Health, McKinsey & Company, Anthem, and Healthways.

Prior to joining Appriss Health, he served as the Market President of Tennessee for Evolent Health, a leading health IT and population health provider, where he was responsible for the operations, growth, and profitability of regional relationships.

His healthcare and technology experience spans not only operations and business development, but also customer relationship management, product marketing, and corporate strategy. It is with this diverse skill set that Rob has led Appriss Health to new heights.

In his time with the company, he has been the driving force behind remarkable growth in the prescription drug monitoring and behavioral health spaces and played a key role in the acquisitions of OpenBeds, a behavioral health capacity management, referral, and care coordination solution, and PatientPing, a care collaboration and network solution.

Rob holds a BBA, summa cum laude, from the University of Texas at Austin, a Master of Computer and Information Technology from the Moore School of Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, and an MBA with honors from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

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