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Mike Anderes

Chief Digital Officer, Froedtert Health; President, Inception Health

Mike Anderes, PT, MBA, FACHE, is the chief digital officer for Froedtert Health and president of Inception Health, a company formed by the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network to accelerate the adoption of digital health, identify and partner with innovative companies, develop software, and increase the innovation capacity of the network. In this role, Mike oversees a 24/7 remote clinical team, an innovation management team, a software development team and a corporate venture fund.

Before this role, Mike was responsible for leading the strategy and performance of the orthopaedic, neuroscience and spine service lines across the health system that includes: an academic medical center, academic practice, community hospital division and an employed community physician practice.
Prior to coming to Froedtert Health, Mike was the director of strategy at Poudre Valley Health System, a Malcolm Baldrige–award-winning organization in northern Colorado. He spent the preceding 13 years with Carondelet Health Network in Tucson, Ariz., as a physical therapist, department leader, orthopaedic and neuroscience service line leader and director of health system strategy. During his tenure, he was recognized for starting the first full-time physical therapy program in an emergency room in the country.

Mike is a fellow of the American College of Health Care Executives. He received a bachelor of science in physical therapy from the University of Connecticut and master’s degree in business administration from the University of Arizona. Mike is also a board member of the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Research Foundation and Avia.