Cindy Salas Murphy is the CEO of WithHealth, a telemedicine company passionate about solving the problem of access to care – for all. At WithHealth, members receive care that is affordable, accessible, preventive and personalized. WithHealth affiliated physicians use genomic profiles, the data from the everyday wearables and in-home diagnostic tools to enable a patient care experience that is truly personalized. From the comforts of home or while on the road, physicians are accessible from a smartphone or computer through the WithHealth platform.
Ms. Salas Murphy is 20-year healthcare executive and entrepreneur with expertise in growth and operations. Salas Murphy has led transformational change for the organizations she has served. She is also a nationally recognized speaker and published author in Laboratory Transformation, Healthcare Reform and Patient-Centered Care.
Prior to joining WithHealth, she served as the Vice President of Strategy and Performance Excellence, for Accumen, a private-equity funded laboratory management and performance organization. The organization was launched in 2011 and purpose-built to partner with hospitals to set a new standard of excellence- starting in the laboratory. As the executive leader for the company’s anchor client, Ms. Salas Murphy served as one of the architects of the Accumen Lab Excellence framework. This framework was the transformational blueprint for laboratories in terms of delivering improved patient safety, quality, service and growth, while also reducing cost and optimizing productivity levels. Since the inception of the Lab Excellence framework, Accumen has grown to span serving more than 200 hospitals across the country, including the acquisition of an established healthcare consultancy firm, Chi Solutions in early 2016
Prior to Accumen, Ms. Salas Murphy served as the Director of Patient/Customer Operations for Sharp HealthCare in San Diego, California where she worked since 1999. During her tenure at Sharp HealthCare, she led transformation in quality and service initiatives across the system which now perform in the top 10 percent or better in patient, physician and employee satisfaction, and publicly reported measures. Additionally, she designed, developed and implemented a hospital leader education program for out-of-area hospitals seeking to improve their patient, staff, and physician experience, where more than 1000 healthcare leaders from across the globe came to learn about cultural transformation. Because of these efforts, Ms. Salas Murphy was named the 2012 Caregiver of the Year by the Planetree Organization – a Patient-Centered Care International Organization. Cindy holds an MPH from San Diego State University and a BS from Mount St. Mary’s University.