Former athenahealth, Inc. General Counsel Dan Orenstein Joins Health Catalyst as General Counsel

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SALT LAKE CITY– December 16, 2015Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data warehousing, analytics and outcomes improvement, announced that Dan Orenstein is joining the company as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary, effective January 4, 2016.

Orenstein comes to Health Catalyst after 10 years at athenahealth, a NASDAQ listed healthcare IT company, where he most recently served as General Counsel, Senior Vice President and Board Secretary. Athenahealth, valued at more than $6 billion, grew revenue at an average annual rate exceeding 30 percent during the period that Orenstein was with the company, from 2005 to 2015.

“Dan Orenstein is an experienced and respected attorney with deep knowledge of the healthcare IT industry,” said Dan Burton, CEO of Health Catalyst. “His expertise will be invaluable in helping the company execute on its strategic imperatives in the years ahead.”

In this new position, Orenstein will manage all of the company’s legal affairs including general corporate and governance matters, commercial contracting, debt and equity financing, litigation, and intellectual property.

“I am thrilled to be joining the leadership team at Health Catalyst,” said Orenstein. “Dan, the co-founders and their team have built a compelling business with tremendous momentum. I look forward to helping Health Catalyst to achieve its mission of improving health outcomes and to secure its future success with an even stronger corporate infrastructure.”

At athenahealth, Orenstein served on the senior leadership team; managed a team of 17 attorneys and 3 paralegals; oversaw all contracting operations; grew the patent portfolio significantly through a vital intellectual property program; established and oversaw the company’s compliance program; and provided legal support for its 2007 IPO.

Prior to joining athenahealth, Orenstein practiced in the areas of corporate, intellectual property, and healthcare law with law firms in Boston and Washington, D.C. He has written and presented on a number of topics involving healthcare law and technology. Orenstein received his bachelor’s degree from Columbia University and his law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center.

About Health Catalyst

Health Catalyst is a mission-driven data warehousing, analytics and outcomes-improvement company that helps healthcare organizations of all sizes perform the clinical, financial, and operational reporting and analysis needed for population health and accountable care. Our proven enterprise data warehouse (EDW) and analytics platform helps improve quality, add efficiency and lower costs in support of more than 50 million patients for organizations ranging from the largest US health system to forward-thinking physician practices. For more information, visit, and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

For more information contact:
Todd Stein
Amendola Communications for Health Catalyst