Michael Wood, MS, MPH

Board Member

Michael is an industry veteran consultant and entrepreneur of over 30 years in the employee/patient health improvement segment serving large employers, health plans and health care providers/systems. Michael began his 30+ year career in the trenches of public health departments, at the beginning focusing on high-risk pregnancy management, sexually transmitted disease, drug and alcohol abuse, family planning and basic nutrition; and later focusing on typical American chronic diseases and maladies. In 1983 he co-founded CareWise, developing the first commercial nurseline, which was combined with biometric testing, health risk appraisals, blood pressure control, self-care books, “wise buying of health care” education and wellness. He was also instrumental in the formation of the first health case managers association, and pioneered the development of early condition management