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Oct 28, 2019

Melanie joined Surescripts as Chief Marketing Officer in 2017, bringing with her more than 20 years of experience working at the intersection of marketing, technology and healthcare. Based in our Arlington, Virginia, office, she loves serving as “chief storyteller,” helping people understand how technology unites our fragmented healthcare system. And she’s passionate about how we deliver comprehensive patient information to the point of care—we call it “actionable intelligence”—to increase patient safety, provide better access to quality care and lower costs.
After earning her MBA from Boston University, she built her career at McKesson Health Solutions, taking on progressively pivotal roles focused on marketplace positioning of solutions, and developing successful action plans to reach customers. As Vice President of Strategic Marketing, she led marketing for one of McKesson’s largest technology units, championing its role in thought leadership, content marketing and social media. Before that, she gained considerable industry knowledge through key roles in strategic planning and marketing for Sutter Health in Sacramento, California, and Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Melanie enjoys traveling whenever she can. One of her most memorable trips was to Israel which she describes as the most awe-inspiring trip of her life. When an overseas adventure isn’t on the horizon, she unwinds by cooking and spending time with family. Having recently moved from Boston to Washington, D.C., with her husband and daughter, she hopes to spend less time relying on Dark Sky, her go-to weather app for updates on the next round of rain, sleet or snow.