Socially Determined Names Nikia Bergan to Board of Directors
Washington, D.C. – (January 27, 2022) – Socially Determined, the healthcare analytics company that provides Social Risk Intelligence™ to organizations committed to effectively addressing the Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), today announced that Nikia Bergan has joined its board of directors. Nikia brings a depth of experience working with healthcare providers and scaling healthcare technology-enabled companies to her role on Socially Determined’s board, where she’ll help guide the strategic direction of the fast-growing business.
Nikia is currently president of the patient engagement company Get Well, where she drives the long-term strategy for expanding the organization’s domestic and international footprint, drawing upon her 20 years of experience working with strategic account executives at leading health systems. Prior to joining Get Well, Nikia held a variety of sales and client service leadership positions at The Advisory Board Company and Optum Insights, where she helped steer government, pediatrics, and international business segments for more than 19 years.
In addition, Nikia recently served as an independent board member for RubiconMD, a company that democratizes access to healthcare specialists through virtual consults that was acquired by Oak Street Health in October 2021.
“I've always been drawn to companies using technology to solve access issues in healthcare. It’s what drives my work every day at Get Well, why I joined the board at RubiconMD and what makes me excited about the unique approach Socially Determined is taking to help people, communities and organizations overcome the barriers associated with the social determinants of health,” said Bergan. “I’ve known members of Socially Determined’s talented executive team for many years and have seen their commitment to doing the hard work that’s required to improve care for people most in need. I’m looking forward to working with them to accelerate the impact that Social Risk Intelligence can have for communities and organizations across the country.”
As a Socially Determined board member, Nikia will help guide the company through a period of exponential growth as it continues to advance the unparalleled insights and actionable intelligence its team of experts deliver to clients through its pioneering HITRUST-certified platform, SocialScape®. The company’s most recent innovation to help organizations address the social determinants of health at scale includes the launch of its Digital Landscape metric which gives full visibility into the role digital equity plays in influencing health and business outcomes. Demonstrating Socially Determined’s innovative approach and market traction, the company was also recently named to Fierce Healthcare’s annual list of the 15 most promising healthcare companies.
“As a business, Socially Determined is hitting a significant inflection point. We’ve proven that our mature team, technology, and approach can make a significant impact, and at the same time, more organizations are realizing that they need better insight and actionable advice to ensure their SDOH investments are sustainable and measurable,” said Trenor Williams, MD, CEO and co-founder of Socially Determined. “With her unique understanding of the strategic priorities and challenges facing healthcare institutions, Nikia brings an invaluable perspective to our already talented team that will help us expand the impact our company and platform can have.”
About Socially Determined
Socially Determined provides Social Risk Intelligence solutions to organizations committed to addressing the Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) impacting their communities and populations. The company’s platform, SocialScape, delivers unmatched insights into social risk dynamics and their effect on health outcomes and business performance through secure, scalable data processing and proprietary analytics. With SocialScape’s unparalleled view of social risk and Socially Determined’s advisory services expertise, clients can deploy interventions and investments that translate to quantifiable impact. Socially Determined is headquartered in Washington, DC and operates a second office in Blacksburg, VA. For more information, follow Socially Determined on Twitter (@SocDetermined) or LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/company/socially-determined), or visit www.SociallyDetermined.com.