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Telescope Health Names Paul Sapia as Chief Population Health Officer

Will spearhead data-driven initiatives that address deterrents to accessing care 


JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 27, 2024 – Telescope Health – a physician-led, healthcare technology solutions company committed to reducing barriers to care – has announced Paul Sapia as its new Chief Population Health Officer. In this new role, Sapia will lead Telescope Health’s continued efforts to identify social determinants of health within diverse populations and cultivate collaborative partnerships with local, value-based clinical programs that address the community’s unique needs.

“Telescope Health is a proven provider of using innovative thinking, human connection, and technology to remove barriers to improve quality of life by meeting patients’ needs where they live,“ said Sapia. “I am honored to join the Telescope Health team and am committed to advancing those efforts by pursuing meaningful partnerships with accountable care organizations, health systems, payers, and community-based organizations to extend Telescope Health’s ability to a serve the growing number of populations in need.”

Telescope Health has an established track record of joining forces with local providers to address emergent needs. Locally, Telescope Health partners with WeCareJax, which improves access to care for low income and uninsured patients in Duval County. Telescope Health also provides services to Jacksonville-based nonprofits Rethreaded and JASMYN, which serve victims of human trafficking and the LGBTQIA+ populations, respectively.

“We’re incredibly fortunate to have Paul join our team as we strive to identify the factors that are keeping patients from the care they need and working alongside those who share in our mission of increased access for all,” said Dr. Matthew Thompson, Telescope Health CEO and co-founder. “Paul is a leader in his field and his focus on community health; he will be an invaluable asset to our organization and the communities we serve.”

Prior to joining Telescope Health, Sapia served as Humana’s Population Health Strategy Principle for Florida. The role was the latest in a diverse tenure with the company that spanned nearly a decade. Sapia also held leadership roles with Automated Healthcare Solutions and Heartland Rehabilitation Services in a career that encompassed more than 20 years. Sapia earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and his Master in Health Administration from the University of North Florida, where he serves as Vice Chair on the Brooks College of Health’s Dean’s Council.

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