New Enterprise Associates, Inc. (NEA), a Menlo Park, CA-based venture capital firm, appointed Alan M. Muney, MD, MHA as Venture Advisor on the firm’s healthcare investment team.
He will focus on companies within NEA’s healthcare services portfolio.
Dr. Muney joins NEA from Cigna, where he served at the Chief Medical Officer, responsible for clinical strategy and policy, health advocacy programs, coverage policy, and quality measurement and improvement, and as the Executive Vice President of Total Health and Network, responsible for the market medical and clinical nurse executives, total health physician operations, total health clinical operations, dental clinical operations, as well as medical, behavioral and dental contracting.
Prior to Cigna, he was an Executive Director in the Private Equity Group at The Blackstone Group, and the CEO of Equity Healthcare, which he founded to manage the healthcare costs of Blackstone’s portfolio companies.
Dr. Muney previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Oxford Health Plans, Chief Medical Officer of United Healthcare’s Northeast region, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical officer for Avanti Health systems, and Regional Medical Director for Mullikin Medical Centers in California.