Chiara Bell is CEO and founder of Careticker. Careticker is the world’s first mobile platform that helps patients plan in advance for a hospital or outpatient procedure. Preventable hospital readmissions are a significant cost to the U.S. health care system, costing an estimated $25 billion annually. With our mobile and unique texting capabilities, Careticker empowers patients to better manage and coordinate their needs immediately at the point of care.
Prior to Careticker, Ms. Bell founded ENURGI, the first on-line marketplace for home health care services. In December 2008, ENURGI was acquired by Univita Health, a private equity backed independent aging platform led by industry leaders Ben lytle and Hugh Lytle.
Ms. Bell is a healthcare industry leader and entrepreneur with an extensive background in skilled nursing and home health care. Prior to founding ENURGI, Ms. Bell worked in post-acute care overseeing mergers and acquisitions, employee relations, subsidiary business development, procurement and contract negotiations.
Ms. Bell earned her J.D from Albany Law School and has a B.A. in American Studies with honors from Fordham University.