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Wildflower Health is a leading mobile health company working with health plans and hospitals nationwide. Wildflower delivers a mobile-based software that helps health plans and providers support women and families through major healthcare episodes, including all stages of pregnancy, pediatric care, adult health and senior care. The company’s applications are fully configurable for health plans and their employer clients to reflect their branding, benefits and clinical support, enabling healthcare consumers to better identify health risks and make connections to care right from the smartphone.

The company also partners with outpatient and inpatient providers, enabling its clients to offer integrated clinical solutions that reduce the silos of information and care. As a result of driving better risk stratification and clinical triage, Wildflower Health has demonstrated in a peer-reviewed study that its software helps lower the rates of low birthweight babies and NICU admissions in high-risk pregnant populations.

FUND: HEP II

STATUS: Private

Leah Sparks, CEO & Founder, has more than 15 years experience building innovative healthcare businesses in both venture-backed companies and Fortune 50 corporations. Leah founded Wildflower Health in 2012 while starting a family of her own and seeing firsthand the gaps in healthcare for consumers. Prior to starting Wildflower Health, Leah led business development for a personalized medicine startup that was acquired by Medco a few years after she joined the company. She began her career in healthcare at McKesson Corporation in corporate development, where she focused on strategy and M&A. During her tenure at McKesson, she held a variety of leadership roles including spearheading the company’s entry into the oncology market. Leah received her MBA from the University of Virginia in 2001 and holds a B.S. in Journalism from the University of Tennessee.