Privacy Policy

Introduction: You can travel through most of our Web site without giving us any information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you, but sometimes we do need identifiable information to register you to use certain parts of our Web site. This online privacy policy does not govern privacy practices associated with offline activities or activities occurring on websites other than Please read this online privacy policy in its entirety. You have the right and ability to exit the Web site at any time and not remain in an active session. If you choose to remain on our Web site, you implicitly consent to this privacy statement.



1. Collect information, as follows:


Your contact information when you register on our Web site, or submit any information.


General usage information about visitors coming to our Web site using analytics tools. Such information may be collected through the use of cookies, IP addresses, and log files in accordance with standard industry practices.


2. Use your information to:


Send periodic emails we believe will be of interest to you (we include detailed instructions on how to unsubscribe at the bottom of each email).
Improve our Web site based on your actions when visiting our Web site.


3. Protect your information using industry standard IT security measures.


4. Do NOT sell, trade, or transfer your information to outside parties that are not a trusted third-party partner assisting us in conducting our business, servicing you, or operating our Web site. Our trusted third-party partners are also contractually obligated to keep such information confidential, as well.


Regardless of the type of information gathered, we will always use the information in a manner consistent with applicable laws.


External links: This Web site may contain links to other parties’ sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of any outside sites that are linked to this Web site. We encourage users to consider this when they leave our Web site and to read the applicable privacy policies of each such outside Web site. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected on


Consent: By using our site, you consent to our online privacy policy.


Changes: We will occasionally update this online privacy policy. When we do, we will also revise the “last updated” date at the beginning of this online privacy policy.


Questions: Contact us at with any questions or comments about this online privacy policy.

Mike Bertrand
Chief Technology Officer

Chief Technology Officer Mike Bertrand is a seasoned software executive with nearly three decades of experience leading the design and development of enterprise healthcare software solutions for hospitals, health systems and healthcare advisory firms.

Before joining xG Health, Mike was vice president of product development for HealthWyse, a leading provider of software solutions for the home healthcare industry. While at HealthWyse, he built and managed a highly regarded development group that was responsible for designing and delivering the leading mobile product for home healthcare professionals.

Previously, Mike spent more than eight years at PatientKeeper, a provider of EHR application integration platforms. As vice president of software development, he led the design and delivery of a large portion of the PatientKeeper product suite. Most notably he spearheaded the design and delivery of PatientKeeper’s computerized physician order entry (CPOE) application, which was voted “Best in KLAS” by KLAS, a leading healthcare research and insights firm. Before joining PatientKeeper, Mike also served as the director of software development for McKesson Corp. and as a software consultant at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Mike earned his bachelor’s degree in computer science from Westfield State University in Westfield, Massachusetts.

Andrew Blackmon, MBA, MHS
Chief Sales and Business Development Officer

Chief Sales and Business Development Officer Andrew Blackmon, MBA, MHS, has more than 18 years of experience in healthcare product sales, marketing, and strategy.

Before joining xG Health, Andrew was vice president of sales for population health and risk management solutions at McKesson. He came to McKesson through acquisition of MedVentive, an early population health vendor. Before MedVentive, he served as vice president of enterprise solutions development at MedAssets. He is a past president of the Georgia chapter of HIMSS, and he has held strategy and planning positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Orlando Health.

Andrew has an MBA and a Master’s of Health Science from the University of Florida Warrington, College of Business, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Rollins College.

Holly Barbella, RN, MBA

Risk Coordinator, Geisinger Health System

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Earl P. Steinberg, MD, MPP
Chief Executive Officer

Earl P. Steinberg, MD, MPP, is a nationally recognized expert in healthcare quality improvement and serves as xG Health’s chief executive officer. Earl also is an adjunct professor of Medicine and of Health Policy and Management at Johns Hopkins University and a member of Blue Cross/Blue Shield Association’s National Medical Advisory Panel.

Before joining xG Health, Earl was executive vice president of Innovation & Dissemination, and chief, Healthcare Solutions Enterprise at Geisinger Health System.

Before joining Geisinger, he was senior vice president for Clinical Strategy, Quality & Outcomes at WellPoint, Inc., the largest commercial health insurer by membership in the US, and president and CEO of Resolution Health Inc. (RHI), a leading healthcare data analysis company that provides innovative quality improvement and cost reduction services to health plans, employers, pharmacy benefit managers, and disease management companies.

Before joining RHI, Earl spent six years as vice president of Covance Health Economics and Outcomes Services Inc., director of its Quality Assessment and Improvement Systems Division, and co-director of its Outcomes Studies Group. He also spent 12 years on the full-time faculty at Johns Hopkins University, where he was professor of Medicine and of Health Policy and Management and director of the Johns Hopkins Program for Medical Technology and Practice Assessment, and four years on the Federal Physician Payment Review Commission. He co-chaired the Institute of Medicine’s panel on Standards for Development of Trustworthy Practice Guidelines.

Earl has received many awards, including the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Faculty Scholar Award in General Internal Medicine (1984), the “Outstanding Young Investigator” Award from the Association for Health Services Research (1988), and a Special Presidential Visionary Award from the National Kidney Foundation (NFK) (2004) for his work as the scientific director of the NKF’s landmark Kidney Disease Outcomes and Quality Initiative, which produced more than 250 clinical practice guidelines for management of patients with end-stage renal disease. He also is a fellow of both the American College of Physicians and AcademyHealth, and he has published more than 125 articles in peer-reviewed journals.

Earl received his AB from Harvard College (summa cum laude), his medical degree from Harvard Medical School, and a Master of Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government. He performed his residency training in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital.