As president of Healthwise, Jim Giuffré leads the development and distribution of the newest generation of consumer health information products and services, the Healthwise® Information (Ix®) Solution. Under Giuffré’s direction, the Healthwise Ix Solution will integrate health content, tailored messaging, and virtual coaching into a client’s system at every moment of care and through every medium.
Jim Giuffré has an extensive background in health education, developing client solutions and operations. His career has included serving Healthwise three different times. He first joined Healthwise in 1979 as a health promotion specialist. He became associate director and later rejoined Healthwise as vice president of sales and business development. Most recently, he was Healthwise’s senior vice president of new products and custom solutions.
When he wasn’t working for Healthwise, he served as vice president of sales at WebMD and WellMed. He also directed the Central and North Central Health Department districts in Idaho. Giuffré’s professional accomplishments include the development and implementation of community, statewide, and national health education and medical self-care, along with information therapy programs for employers, health plans, and disease management companies. Giuffré received his bachelor of arts degree in biology from the University of California in Santa Cruz, and later earned his master’s degree in public health at the University of California in Berkeley.