Dan McCoy, MD, Named Chief Medical Officer at Catapult Health

Dan McCoy, MD, Named Chief Medical Officer at Catapult Health

Dan McCoy, MD, Named Chief Medical Officer at Catapult Health

Catapult’s forward-looking innovation and leadership in virtual clinical care were key drivers in bringing McCoy and Michel together

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Catapult Health CEO, David Michel, announced today the appointment of Dan McCoy, MD, as the company’s Chief Medical Officer. Dr. McCoy will provide clinical and strategic leadership to the company as he joins Catapult’s executive team.

Dr. McCoy is a physician, entrepreneur, and communicator who is passionate about improving the way healthcare is delivered. In his time as president of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, he was instrumental in the creation of the C1 Innovation Lab in Dallas, with the goal of uniting clinicians, members, advocates, and innovators to work together to generate solutions. Dr. McCoy’s previous roles at BCBSTX included divisional senior vice president of the Texas market strategy, and Texas plan chief medical officer. During his term as president (2016-2020), BCBSTX experienced the largest growth in membership, underwriting margin and revenue in the company’s 90-year history.

I’m excited about the opportunity to contribute to the already great work of Catapult Health,” said Dr. McCoy. “I’ve watched them from their early days and have always been impressed with how well they’ve focused on the patient, while being nimble and responsive to major changes in the healthcare environment.”

I’ve known and worked with Dr. McCoy for the better part of a decade, and now is the perfect time for him to join our team,” said Michel. “Over the past year, we created and launched the nation’s first VirtualCheckup®, leveraging our world-class clinical expertise, sophisticated technology, and ability to scale up quickly. Dr. McCoy’s skills and experiences are very well matched with our go-forward strategy.”

About Dan McCoy

Dr. McCoy is a visionary who views change as an opportunity for growth in both culture and business results. He believes in the power of communication to achieve excellence. He understands the impact of effective data analysis to make decisions that positively affect the health of individuals and entire populations. Prior to joining Catapult Health and BCBSTX, he was a managing partner at Texas Dermatology Associates, medical director of the Melanoma Screening Clinic Cancer Center and Baylor University Medical Center’s Outpatient Cancer Center, and associate medical director at CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System.

About Catapult Health

Catapult Health is transforming the delivery of preventive and primary care through its VirtualCheckup®, a fully integrated digital solution available through employers and health plans nationwide. The VirtualCheckup® provides a safe, convenient way to offer the annual wellness exam through three main testing options: a home kit, worksite health event or via a local lab provider. Once testing is completed, participants meet with a board-certified Catapult Health nurse practitioner to review results and create an action plan. The nurse practitioner then connects the participant to employer-sponsored health programs and a primary care provider to continue care to ultimately improve their health. Catapult Health currently serves 2 million lives associated with 400+ employers in all 50 states. For more information, visit CatapultHealth.com or follow us on LinkedIn.


Lauren Osborne

Catapult Health