Who is ArchWell Health?

ArchWell Health is a new, innovative healthcare provider devoted to improving the lives of seniors. We deliver best-in-class care at comfortable, accessible neighborhood clinics where seniors can feel at home and become part of a vibrant, wellness-focused community. Our members experience greater continuity of care, as well as the comfort of knowing they will be treated with respect by people who genuinely care about them, their families, and their communities.

Fast Facts

ArchWell Health is hearquarted in Nashville, TN

Headquartered in Nashville, TN

ArchWell Health Locations

Centers opening mid 2021

ArchWell Health's Mission

Mission: To provide primary care services to seniors in underserved areas with the most vulnerable senior populations

The ArchWell Health Approach

The ArchWell Health Approach focuses on wellness-based care. The result? A higher level of care for seniors at a lower cost.

  • No more than 500 members per doctor
  • Deeper member-doctor relationships with more time per visit
  • We only serve seniors
  • An interdisciplinary, team-based approach with primary care doctors supported by social, nutritional, and behavioral health providers in each center
  • Healthcare technology built around members and clinicians

The Model of Care

The ArchWell Health Model
Engage the community

Engage the community

Best-in-Class

Provide a best-in-class clinical model for seniors

Prevent sickness

Prevent sickness and increase longevity

The Centers

Leadership

Carl-Whitmer

Carl Whitmer, FOUNDER & CEO, brings more than 25 years of executive leadership experience from a diverse background in healthcare services, including managed care, acute care, behavioral health, and physician practice and IPA management. He has deep experience leading a national, multi-division, multi-state health care services company, integrating both acute, post-acute, managed care, and other value-based care arrangements, serving a diverse set of communities, physicians, payors, and consumers. Whitmer has consistently provided strategic vision and motivational leadership in his roles with highly successful value-conscious healthcare organizations.

John-Haskell

John Haskell, CHIEF GROWTH OFFICER, has deep experience scaling healthcare businesses, especially advanced care models. He has held executive roles at Aetna and ChenMed, a renowned full-risk primary care organization, where he drove national expansion efforts, including payer partnerships, market launches, capital considerations and M&A. He led entry into 10 new markets with over 40 centers in five years. While at Aetna, he was a founding executive in their value-based solutions business and structured some of the plan’s first value-based partnerships with large health systems. As an investor, he holds advisory board roles with other well-known healthcare delivery innovators. He’s also actively involved in leadership at the Chautauqua Institution, which promotes civic virtues and constructive dialogue on the important issues of our time.

Dr-Lipp

Dr. Michael Lipp, CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER, brings over 20 years of clinical expertise, having worked across the payer-provider continuum. He has held leadership roles at industry-leading provider groups such as ChenMed and Healthcare Partners, where his activities included building a national primary care network and a home-based medical group for high risk seniors. Dr. Lipp joined ArchWell Health from the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI), where he served as the Chief Medical Officer responsible for the clinical impact and quality improvement of programs that care for over 26 million beneficiaries. Dr. Lipp is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.

Shana-Krumwiede

Shana Krumwiede, CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER, is a proven cultural leader with over 20 years of human resources and recruitment experience. She has led progressive, nationwide HR teams at industry-leading companies including axialHealthcare, Change Healthcare, Healthways, CVS Caremark, and IBM. She offers expertise in talent acquisition and management, workplace culture, HR technology, and benefit design.

Marshall-Veerkamp

Marshall Veerkamp, CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER, has over 20 years of technology and leadership experience, and since the early 2000s has held senior-level technology roles for various healthcare delivery and healthcare services organizations. During his career in healthcare, he has focused on the delivery of multi-million-dollar products and projects, and developing analytics and technology capabilities to support advanced value-based care arrangements.

Chris-Cavanaugh

Chris Cavanaugh, CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER, has over 15 years of experience in business development, acquisitions, integrations, partnerships, and strategic consulting and advisory business. He has spent the last six years developing strategic partnerships between health plans and value-based risk-taking providers across the U.S. Early in his career, Cavanaugh was a practicing attorney focusing on real estate and capital markets, and a financial analyst for a major U.S. bank.

Rus Beasley

Rus Beasley, VICE PRESIDENT OF DEVELOPMENT, has nearly 15 years of experience in strategic development and institutional investing, with a background in value-based, multi-site healthcare services, and commercial real estate investment. He has focused his healthcare career on market development and joint-venture partnerships in healthcare operations with physicians, health systems, and health plans.

Carl-Whitmer

Carl Whitmer, FOUNDER & CEO, brings more than 25 years of executive leadership experience from a diverse background in healthcare services, including managed care, acute care, behavioral health, and physician practice and IPA management. He has deep experience leading a national, multi-division, multi-state health care services company, integrating both acute, post-acute, managed care, and other value-based care arrangements, serving a diverse set of communities, physicians, payors, and consumers. Whitmer has consistently provided strategic vision and motivational leadership in his roles with highly successful value-conscious healthcare organizations.

John-Haskell

John Haskell, CHIEF GROWTH OFFICER, has deep experience scaling healthcare businesses, especially advanced care models. He has held executive roles at Aetna and ChenMed, a renowned full-risk primary care organization, where he drove national expansion efforts, including payer partnerships, market launches, capital considerations and M&A. He led entry into 10 new markets with over 40 centers in five years. While at Aetna, he was a founding executive in their value-based solutions business and structured some of the plan’s first value-based partnerships with large health systems. As an investor, he holds advisory board roles with other well-known healthcare delivery innovators. He’s also actively involved in leadership at the Chautauqua Institution, which promotes civic virtues and constructive dialogue on the important issues of our time.

Dr-Lipp

Dr. Michael Lipp, CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER, brings over 20 years of clinical expertise, having worked across the payer-provider continuum. He has held leadership roles at industry-leading provider groups such as ChenMed and Healthcare Partners, where his activities included building a national primary care network and a home-based medical group for high risk seniors. Dr. Lipp joined ArchWell Health from the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI), where he served as the Chief Medical Officer responsible for the clinical impact and quality improvement of programs that care for over 26 million beneficiaries. Dr. Lipp is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.

Shana-Krumwiede

Shana Krumwiede, CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER, is a proven cultural leader with over 20 years of human resources and recruitment experience. She has led progressive, nationwide HR teams at industry-leading companies including axialHealthcare, Change Healthcare, Healthways, CVS Caremark, and IBM. She offers expertise in talent acquisition and management, workplace culture, HR technology, and benefit design.

Marshall-Veerkamp

Marshall Veerkamp, Chief Technology Officer, has over 20 years of technology and leadership experience, and since the early 2000s has held senior-level technology roles for various healthcare delivery and healthcare services organizations. During his career in healthcare, he has focused on the delivery of multi-million-dollar products and projects, and developing analytics and technology capabilities to support advanced value-based care arrangements.

Chris-Cavanaugh

Chris Cavanaugh, CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER, has over 15 years of experience in business development, acquisitions, integrations, partnerships, and strategic consulting and advisory business. He has spent the last six years developing strategic partnerships between health plans and value-based risk-taking providers across the U.S. Early in his career, Cavanaugh was a practicing attorney focusing on real estate and capital markets, and a financial analyst for a major U.S. bank.

Rus Beasley

Rus Beasley, VICE PRESIDENT OF DEVELOPMENT, has nearly 15 years of experience in strategic development and institutional investing, with a background in value-based, multi-site healthcare services, and commercial real estate investment. He has focused his healthcare career on market development and joint-venture partnerships in healthcare operations with physicians, health systems, and health plans.

We will listen to you, spend time with you and treat you with respect. We will make you feel at home.