Raymond J. Fabius, MD, CPE, FACPE has recently returned to his start up HealthNEXT — a company dedicated to the development of organizational cultures of health — after serving as Chief Medical Officer of Truven Health Analytics (formerly the healthcare business of Thomson Reuters), the world's leading source of intelligent information for business and professionals. In this capacity he is charged with developing and deepening relationships with customers, advising on product development, and providing counsel to the leadership on business strategy and medical issues. Formerly, Dr. Fabius served as strategic advisor to the President of Walgreens Health & Wellness Division. This organization will coordinate over 1,000 workplace health centers and 10,000 pharmacies, many with retail clinics, into a seamless primary care network across the country within the next five years. In the not too distant future, it will be possible to offer large employers medical and fitness services on-site as well as episodic illness care, health coaching and disease management monitoring at the employee’s nearest Walgreens pharmacy.
Dr. Fabius is the principal of Ab3Health LLC, an organization focused on population health, health and productivity and building organizational ‘cultures of health’. To accomplish this Ab3Health uses the five stage road-map advocated by the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine as well as Six Sigma methodology. During the assessment process, organizations are compared to benchmarks to determine gaps which are then prioritized in an implementation plan to achieve best practice.
Dr. Fabius was I-trax (AMEX:DMX) / CHD Meridian’s President and Chief Medical Officer for the three years prior to its sale to Walgreens. During this tenure he served on the board of directors and was principally responsible for converting this financially struggling organization into a workplace health leader while quadrupling the DMX market capitalization. CHD Meridian operated over 300 workplace health centers providing fitness centers, wellness programming, occupational health, acute episodic illness treatment, and comprehensive primary care and pharmacy services. Leveraging the trusted clinician at the workplace™, I-trax integrated wellness, disease and disability management programs within the proven advantaged on-site model. In his role Dr. Fabius provided visionary guidance, new product development, clinical leadership, as well as setting the research and development agenda.
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