• World Class Care Management

    We help you and your family navigate through stressful health situations with ease. Our programs provide access to leading medical research centers. Our technology leverages data to focus on personalized medicine. Your care is integrated with wellness for enhanced quality of life. Welcome to Hennessey Wellness. World Class Care Management at your fingertips.

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    Medical advances are at an ever-widening gap with clinical care.  Hennessey Wellness bridges this gap, working with renowned specialists to offer you unique clinical programs.

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    Managing health issues can be complex and stressful. Hennessey Wellness sits at the center of your care, and is always just a phone call away for your peace of mind.

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    Hennessey Wellness leverages your health data to focus on personalized medicine. Designed specifically for you and your family.

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    Positive lifestyle choices can optimize your health. Hennessey Wellness seamlessly integrates wellness into your health care to help you enhance your quality of life.

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Programs

Our programs deliver comprehensive services to address the complexities and stresses of today’s care.

DEDICATED CARE MANAGER
Our dedicated Care Managers sit at the center of your care. We help schedule appointments, securely submit health records, and provide health navigation support. We facilitate services that empower you and support your health-related needs, such as home companion care, personal emergency response systems, home safety evaluations and monitoring systems.

COORDINATED CARE ACROSS PHYSICIANS
We help you maximize your physician visits by providing up-to-date health records and data prior to visits, and by assisting you to execute after-visit follow-up through our robust services suite. Health records from multiple providers are collected and made available to you on our secure online portal. Loved ones have anytime-anywhere access for care visibility.

UNIQUE CLINICAL PROGRAMS
We work with renowned health and wellness providers to offer our clients unique clinical programs in areas such memory and post-surgery rehab. Our trusted Care Managers, a leading-edge technology-enabled backbone, and our unique institutional partnerships allow us to deliver a personalized experience.

Our US Health Passport programs have been developed to provide you and your loved ones access to the best US health care anytime, anywhere.

REMOTE SECOND OPINIONS
Our second opinion services provide alternative opinions and treatment options based on access to leading edge research, specialized expertise, and technology. When faced with a difficult medical diagnosis, you have access to best-in-class specialists at our network of research medical centers, with whom you may arrange for a remote “second opinion.”

COMPREHENSIVE IN-PATIENT CARE
If you opt for treatment in the US, our inpatient services address your hospital care needs for a stress-free experience. You undergo pre-operative care to get “fit for surgery,” and receive tailored after-care “rehab” to minimize loss of function and relapse risks. Our dedicated Care Manager is your “go-to” person, providing you with logistics, concierge, nursing, and other care support. Your care is coordinated with your local doctors before and after a visit.

UNIQUE CLINICAL PROGRAMS
Our network offers specialist clinical programs that incorporate the very latest research. Such programs include cancer, memory, aging, IVF, and child neurology, amongst others. After an initial visit to the US for your assessment, you receive a tailored treatment plan. This plan is integrated into your local care, and managed from the comfort of your home.

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About


Hennessey Wellness is a San Francisco-based technology and services company that works with best-in-class medical research institutions to offer leading-edge health care programs. We are socially responsible and committed to health care innovation and access.

Our offering focuses on personalized medicine, emphasizing relationship-based continuous care. Our programs incorporate the latest technological advances and medical research, and by virtue of our attentive service, we offer unparalleled care navigation and access.

Our founders created Hennessey Wellness in response to their personal experience during a serious health issue. We are driven by our mission to make medical care more accessible, and enhance quality of life through education and empowerment.

Clockwise from left: John P. McGovern Texas Medical Center Commons, Texas Medical Center; Sandler Neuroscience Building, UCSF Mission Bay Campus. [Photo credit: © Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP | Cesar Rubio, 2012. All rights reserved.]

Texas Medical Center

The Texas Medical Center (TMC) is harnessing the collective power of the world’s largest medical complex to advance life sciences and drive innovation in ways never before seen.

Home to the brightest minds in medicine, TMC nurtures cross-institutional collaboration, creativity and innovation across its 56 member institutions. From cancer to cardiology and heart surgery, from children’s health to knee and hip replacement, the TMC’s preeminent programs are nationally ranked among the largest and best in their respective areas.

With more than eight million patient visits a year and a total of 9,200 total inpatient beds, TMC is the world’s largest collaborative infrastructure for life science research and medicine, including 21 hospitals, 14 support organizations, 10 academic institutions, eight academic and research institutions, seven nursing programs, three public health organizations, three medical schools, two pharmacy schools, and a dental school. TMC is a major employment center for over 106,000 people in the Houston area.

UCSF Health

The University of California, San Francisco is a top-ranked US research institution (#1 in US National Institutes of Health funding) and medical school (top 5 in medicine, nursing and pharmacy). It is home to 5 Nobel Prize, 12 Lasker Award, and 4 Shaw Prize winners, and 92 Institute of Medicine members. UCSF also ranks third globally in research productivity.

UCSF Health serves as the academic medical center of the University of California, San Francisco. It consistently ranks as one of the top 10 hospitals in the US, recognized for innovative treatments, advanced technology, collaboration among health care professionals and scientists, and a highly compassionate patient care team.

UCSF Health’s nationally preeminent programs include children’s health, the brain and nervous system, organ transplantation, women’s health and cancer. It operates as a self-supporting enterprise within UCSF and generates its own revenues to cover the operating costs of providing patient care.

Dr. Joshua Adler
Chief Medical Officer, UCSF Medical Center & UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital
Dr. Josh Adler is the Executive Vice President for Physician Services, UCSF Health and Vice Dean, UCSF School of Medicine for Clinical Affairs. Prior to taking his current position, he served as Chief Medical Officer at UCSF Medical Center for six years, and served for seven years as the Medical Director of Ambulatory Care at UCSF. Dr. Adler is a practicing internist and professor of clinical medicine at UCSF.
Sheila Antrum, RN
Chief Nursing and Patient Care Services Officer, UCSF Medical Center
Sheila Antrum is the Chief Nursing and Patient Care Services Officer at UCSF Medical Center. She has overall responsibility for nursing practices, including UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus and Mount Zion, Home Care, and Ambulatory Services. Her responsibilities also include Pharmacy, Perioperative Services, Patient Transition Management (i.e. Case Management, Social Work), Respiratory Care Services, Adult Clinical Nutrition Services, and the Langley Porter Psychiatric Hospital & Clinics.
Dr. Ronald Arenson
Chair, UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging
Dr. Arenson is Chair of the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, and the Alexander R. Margulis Distinguished Professor of Radiology at UCSF. He also serves as President-elect of the Radiological Society of North America.
Dr. Mitchel Berger
Chair, UCSF Neurological Surgery
Dr. Berger, Chair of Neurological Surgery at UCSF, is a nationally recognized expert in surgical management of gliomas using brain mapping techniques including awake language, motor, and sensory mapping. He is also a specialist in the treatment of patients with seizures due to brain tumors by eliminating areas of seizure focus.
Dr. Peter Carroll
Chair, UCSF Department of Urology
Dr. Carroll is Chair of the UCSF Department of Urology and the Ken and Donna Derr-Chevron Distinguished Professor in Urology. He is also Director of Strategic Planning and Clinical Services for the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, and is Associate Dean of the School of Medicine. His major professional interests are the study and management of urologic cancers, innovative methods of urinary tract reconstruction, health services research, health policy, and the impact of cancer detection and treatment on quality of life.
Dr. Neal Cohen
Vice Dean, UCSF School of Medicine
Dr. Cohen is a Professor of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care and Medicine, Vice Dean for UCSF School of Medicine, and Medical Director for the International Service at UCSF. Dr. Cohen provides oversight for professional service relationships between UCSF and other health systems. In his role as Medical Director for the International Service, he has executed collaborative relationships with schools of medicine and hospitals internationally.
Dr. Donna Ferriero
Chair, UCSF Department of Pediatrics
Dr. Ferriero is the W.H. and Marie Wattis Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at UCSF School of Medicine, and Physician-in-Chief of the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. She is also Director of the Neonatal Brain Disorder Laboratories and Co-Director of the UCSF Newborn Brain Research Institute.
Dr. Linda Giudice
Chair, UCSF Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Dr. Giudice is the Distinguished Professor and Chair of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at UCSF School of Medicine. Clinically, she cares for women with endometriosis, infertility, and implantation & ovulatory disorders, and her research focuses on endometrial biology, stem cells, and environmental impacts to reproductive health.
Dr. Talmadge King
Chair, UCSF Department of Medicine
Dr. Talmadge E. King, Jr. was named Dean of the UCSF School of Medicine and Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs in May of 2015. He began his career at UCSF in 1997 as chief of Medical Services at San Francisco General Hospital. Since 2006, he has served as chair of the UCSF Department of Medicine, the largest department in the school, with approximately 29 percent of the school’s full-time faculty.
Dr. Hanmin Lee
Surgeon-in-Chief, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital
Dr. Lee is Surgeon-in-Chief at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. He is also a professor and Chief of Pediatric Surgery, the Vice Chair for the Department of Surgery, and the Director of UCSF’s Fetal Treatment Center. His clinical interests include neonatal surgery, fetal surgery, minimally invasive surgery, and biliary surgery.
Dr. Thomas Vail
Chair, UCSF Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. Vail is Professor and Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UCSF. He is an internationally recognized leader and specialist in hip and knee conditions. His expertise includes cutting-edge total, partial, and resurfacing joint replacement procedures, arthroscopy, hip and knee joint preservation, and surgical treatment of arthritis and osteonecrosis. Dr. Vail’s research focuses on innovative cartilage and bone repair and reconstruction strategies, and clinical outcomes of procedures and devices used in hip and knee reconstruction.

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Rajiv A. Ghatalia
Chairman and CEO

Mr. Ghatalia is Chairman of the Board and CEO of Hennessey Wellness. He is also President of Hennessey Capital Management LLC, an investment firm based in San Francisco. He serves as a member of the UCSF Chancellor’s Technology Council.

Mr. Ghatalia received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, a B.S. in Accounting from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. He spent sixteen years in the Asia Pacific region, first at Goldman Sachs as a Partner and Co-head of Investment Banking in the Asia Pacific region, and then as a Partner at Warburg Pincus focusing on the firm’s leveraged buyout, special situations, and financial services investments in the region. Prior to his time in Asia, Mr. Ghatalia worked with Goldman Sachs in New York and London.

Mr. Ghatalia has served on several public and private corporate and not-for-profit boards such as Nikko Asset Management, Transpacific Industries, Clean Power Finance, and Junior Achievement.

Dr. Nancy Ascher
Director

Dr. Ascher is a Director of Hennessey Wellness, and helps drive our clinical programs and overall strategy. She is Chair of the UCSF Department of Surgery, and one of the nation’s foremost experts on organ transplants and transplant research. Dr. Ascher has served on the Presidential Task Force on Organ Transplantation, the Surgeon General’s Task Force on Increasing Donor Organs, and the Secretary of Health and Human Services Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation. She served as President of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. She is currently President-elect of the Transplantation Society, the largest society within the international transplantation community.

Dr. Ascher received her M.D. from the University of Michigan. She completed a general surgery residency and clinical transplant fellowship at the University of Minnesota, and served on the faculty of its Department of Surgery and as Clinical Director of its Liver Transplant Program. Dr. Ascher is renowned among her peers, and named one of U.S. News “America’s Top Doctors,” a distinction reserved for the top 1% of physicians nationally for a given specialty.

Dr. S. Andrew Josephson
Director

Dr. Josephson is a Director of Hennessey Wellness, and helps drive our clinical programs and overall strategy. He is the Director of UCSF’s Neurohospitalist Program, the Medical Director of UCSF’s Inpatient Neurology Service, and an associate professor at UCSF. Dr. Josephson specializes in neurovascular and other neurological disorders, and cares for general neurology and stroke patients. His research interests include cognitive impairment after stroke and other neurological and medical illnesses, as well as improving the quality and safety of hospital care for patients with rare and common neurological disorders. He is a frequent speaker nationally regarding models of care delivery in patients with neurological illnesses.

Prior to receiving his M.D. at Washington University in St. Louis, Dr. Josephson received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University. He completed an internship in Internal Medicine and a residency in Neurology at UCSF, where he was chief resident. Dr. Josephson completed fellowships in Neurovascular and Behavioral Neurology at UCSF.

Adam Marsh
Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Marsh is a co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Hennessey Wellness. He oversees the technology architecture of our platform, including web development, data management, and device compatibility. Mr. Marsh brings over 25 years of Silicon Valley software experience to Hennessey Wellness, including leading engineering teams, architecting data platforms, and leading product design, launch, and management.

Mr. Marsh received a B.A. in Mathematics and Physics from the University of California at Berkeley, an M.S. in Physics from M.I.T., and has completed postgraduate work in theoretical physics. He has founded and led multiple technology companies including Clean Power Finance Inc., a solar finance and software provider; Coactive Networks, an energy management firm; and PrefPass, an Internet identity company. He is an advisor to several software startups and a partner at digital money accelerator CrossCoin Ventures.

Kim S. Ghatalia
Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

Ms. Ghatalia is a co-founder, Director, and Senior Vice President, Corporate Development of Hennessey Wellness. Her primary responsibilities include developing and executing strategic partnerships and leading the firm’s growth strategy. She works with UCSF in the areas of strategy and planning, most recently on a pediatric project with the Medical Center CEO and his team. Ms. Ghatalia also serves on the Community Service Committee at The Branson School.

Ms. Ghatalia received a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, a B.S. in Finance from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. She spent sixteen years in the Asia Pacific region focused on strategic planning, mergers & acquisitions, and market entry strategies, first as a Principal at A.T. Kearney, and then as a Director at Barclays Capital. Prior to Asia, Ms. Ghatalia also spent time in New York with Pepsico and Sumitomo Trust.

Dr. Ralph Gonzales
Senior Advisor

Dr. Ralph Gonzales is Senior Advisor to Hennessey Wellness’ Board of Directors and management in matters pertaining to product development and innovation. He is a Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Associate Dean for Clinical Innovation. Dr. Gonzales also serves as Chief Innovation Officer for UCSF Health, where he leads a multifaceted team in redesigning health care delivery to improve quality, value and experience. His current research and program development is focused on health care delivery redesign with an emphasis on creating new platforms for health care delivery outside of the formal office-based encounter, such as patient-facing computerized applications, eReferrals, eConsults, and eVisits.

Dr. Gonzales received his MD, and completed his residency and chief residency at UCSF. He earned an MSPH at University of Colorado. He is an international leader in the design, implementation and evaluation of programs to promote the judicious use of antibiotics. In 2013, through his leadership role with the Center for Health Care Value, he launched the first version of Caring Wisely – a program designed to engage front-line staff and providers in reducing health care costs.

Dr. John Roberts
Senior Advisor

Dr. John Roberts is Senior Advisor to Hennessey Wellness’ Board of Directors and management, with a focus on matters pertaining to overall strategy and product development. He is a Professor of Surgery, and Chief for Transplant Surgery at UCSF. He is actively involved in transplantation-related professional and public organizations, has published extensively in the field of transplantation and has garnered several teaching accolades.

Dr. Roberts received his B.S. from Stanford University and his M.D. from the University of California, San Diego. He completed his residency at the University of Washington, and fellowships at Cornell University and the University of Minnesota. Dr. Roberts has been named by U.S. News as one of “America’s Top Doctors” in his field. He serves on numerous national committees regarding organ distribution, and is a frequent speaker on transplantation science and the management of surgical patients. Dr. Roberts treats patients on the UCSF Transplant Service.

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