David Stievater

Healthcare leader for over 20 years

David has 25 years of healthcare leadership experience, focusing on business strategy, product-to-market strategies, sales, and network expansion. Prior to CWH, David held several commercial leadership positions at athena health, and built the company’s sales channel with health system affiliated physicians. He also played a key role in turning around sales of the Epocrates mobile messaging product. David started his career in healthcare as a Partner with the Monitor Group consultancy (now part of Deloitte), where he helped Merck & Co. build its first internet strategy. He is known as a healthcare thought leader, having appeared in national and specialty publications, and participated in numerous conferences as a speaker and panelist. David has an undergraduate degree from Georgetown University and an MBA from Michigan’s Ross School of Business.


Partner, CWH Advisors

Director, Strategic Solutions, Epocrates, athenahealth

Director, Channel Development, athenahealth

VP, Business Development, Aptus Health, Merck & Co.

SVP, Emerging Pharma; SVP, Business Development, PDI Inc. (now Publicis Health Solutions)


Product-to-market strategies, business strategy, team leadership, executive leadership

C-level relationship building and developing integrated growth strategies

Channel development and management, business development, network expansion

Subject matter expertise in RCM, patient payments, EHR, care management and pharma data / marketing

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