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Trey Blanchard, Brent Girardeau adding extensive experience in partnerships and technology

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 18, 2022 – Telescope Health announced today the creation of two new leadership positions to support the company’s continued growth. Telescope Health, which provides affordable and accessible care options to individual patients, health systems, and organizations has grown by 466% since 2019.  With the addition of Trey Blanchard  as its first executive director of partnership engagement and Brent Girardeau as its first director of technology, Telescope Health will be bettered positioned to expand into new markets and continue growing its services.

Those services are attracting a diverse audience, one passionate about access to flexible, value-based care options. From large health systems like Baptist Health and providers like Bright HealthCare, to local nonprofits like Rethreaded, to mobile testing sites, skilled nursing facilities and more, Telescope’s growing team is targeted toward facilitating optimal solutions for an increasingly virtual landscape.

“We’re constantly evaluating how we provide the most effective telehealth options for health systems, accountable care organizations, post-acute facilities, and employees. Trey and Brent’s combined experience and expertise will be critical in supporting that initiative and will guide innovative decisions in our rapidly changing field,” said Telescope Health CEO and co-founder Dr. Matthew Rill.

In his new role at Telescope Health, Blanchard will be responsible for advancing and innovating new value-based solutions, outcomes, and engagements. He will work with provider groups, health delivery organizations, payers, and other value-based organizations to improve quality and care continuity with patient populations. He brings more than a decade of experience leading value-based and quality improvement programs. Most recently he served as the executive director of First Coast Health Alliance, a value-based organization partnered with Flagler Health+ and 200 independent providers.

Girardeau previously worked in technology integration with several industry leaders, including Baptist Health. He will be at the forefront of developing innovative digital solutions to market through strategies that integrate systems, employ data intelligence, and optimize operations. The end result will be a seamless digital experience for patients as they navigate multiple touchpoints throughout the care spectrum.

Alongside co-founders Drs. Matthew Rill and Matthew Thompson, Blanchard and Girardeau will help further solidify Telescope Health’s standing as an industry leader in providing flexible and affordable health care solutions to a growing number of diverse organizations and communities in the region.

About Telescope Health

Telescope Health is a health care solutions company that offers a variety of affordable and accessible care options to individual patients, businesses and associations across Florida and Georgia. Telescope Health provides telemedicine services in partnership with local providers from Baptist Health, Wolfson Children’s Hospital and Southeast Georgia Health System. In addition to traditional telemedicine services, Telescope Health also initiated Northeast Florida’s first COVID-19 public testing resource in partnership with Baptist Health, and continues to provide testing and laboratory services for patients, as well as health care navigation services that empower consumers in their health care options. For more information, visit