The PAN Foundation is thrilled to announce that Kishore Balasubramanya has joined its leadership team as Chief Technology Officer.
Balasubramanya brings several decades of experience in leading technology transformation and building technology solutions to solve complex healthcare issues. As PAN’s Chief Technology Officer, Balasubramanya will develop and lead a comprehensive technology strategy to support the patient journey for the hundreds of thousands of people who apply for charitable copay assistance each year, as well as for new patient-facing initiatives.
“We are excited to have Kishore leading our technology strategy,” said President and CEO Kevin L. Hagan. “With his extensive experience developing solutions for hospitals and health systems, I’m confident that Kishore will lead technology advances that help us to deliver charitable copay assistance and other patient-facing initiatives in an innovative way.”
Balasubramanya previously served as Vice President of Engineering at Global Healthcare Exchange for the Syft division, a healthcare solutions provider where he led a team of 100 professionals responsible for developing software solutions to help U.S. hospitals and health systems optimize the healthcare supply chain. Throughout his time with Syft, Balasubramanya oversaw the end-to-end strategy and lifecycle of all software products and platforms including software development, product management, and sales and customer support.
Prior to his 15 years of supporting software development at Global Healthcare Exchange and Syft, Balasubramanya co-founded AtPar, Inc., a software company that designed and implemented healthcare supply chain automation tools. He also spent many years serving as a software consultant for companies like Makro Technologies, Oracle, and DataSoft Technologies.
“It is a privilege to join the PAN Foundation and to support such an important mission,” said Balasubramanya. “I believe that technology is a key tool to improve the patient journey and increase access to care. I look forward to expanding PAN’s impact for the people we serve through technology solutions.”
Balasubramanya received a Master of Business Administration at the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and a Bachelor of Engineering and postgraduate diploma in database technologies from Gulbarga University in Karnataka, India.
About the PAN Foundation
The PAN Foundation is an independent, national 501 (c)(3) organization dedicated to helping federally and commercially insured people living with life-threatening, chronic, and rare diseases with the out-of-pocket costs for their prescribed medications.
Since 2004, we have provided more than 1 million underinsured patients with $4 billion in financial assistance. Partnering with generous donors, healthcare providers, and pharmacies, we provide the underinsured population access to the healthcare treatments they need to best manage their conditions and focus on improving their quality of life. Learn more at panfoundation.org.
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