Orbita Announces Patty Riskind as New CEO

Orbita, award-winning provider of conversational AI solutions for healthcare and life science organizations, announces Patty Riskind as the company’s new CEO

Earlier today, we released exciting news regarding our leadership team. Patty Riskind has joined Orbita as the company’s new CEO. We look forward to a leader with extensive expertise in the healthcare and life sciences arena to advance our team into this post-COVID era. Before Orbita, Patty was Head of Global Healthcare at Qualtrics, providing experience management (XM) solutions to healthcare providers, payers, and life sciences organizations. She grew the division 435% over two years.

Prior to Qualtrics, Patty was the Chief Experience Officer at Press Ganey Associates, the most extensive patient experience and regulatory survey (CAHPS) vendor in the healthcare industry. With notable success in selling digital solutions, streamlining operational processes, and managing high-performance teams, Patty brings significant expertise and energy to the Orbita team. Her passion for healthcare technology and determination to bring automation with empathy to the industry is the perfect match for Orbita.


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Orbita CEO Patty Riskind

"I am thrilled to be joining Orbita at this pivotal stage in the business. The healthcare industry is at an inflection point regarding the use of AI to automate workflows and enhance virtual consumer engagement and management of health. Orbita is uniquely positioned to improve virtual interactions using intelligent voice and chatbots and contextual SMS and email messages - meeting patients and providers where they are - to better navigate and manage encounters across an entire healthcare journey."


-Patty Riskind, CEO at Orbita

Automation with Empathy

Innovative healthcare, life sciences, and medical technology organizations rely on Orbita to power high-value virtual assistants for digital front door applications, remote patient support, pre and post-visit outreach, and other critical interactions throughout the care journey. Orbita’s robust conversational platform is designed for both developers and business users to quickly build, deploy, and easily manage virtual assistants for smart speakers, web and mobile chat apps, text messaging applications, interactive voice systems, and custom devices. Orbita’s platform is HIPAA compliant and SOC2 certified. Orbita customers and partners include Medstar Health, Mayo Clinic, Philips Healthcare, Amwell, Janssen, Medtronic, Yale New Haven Hospital, Bristol Myers Squibb, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, and others.

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"I'm very proud of what we've built here at Orbita. With our talented team, a powerful platform, and an amazing community of innovative customers and partners, we are extremely well-poised to achieve our mission to transform digital healthcare through conversational AI. We are excited for Patty to leverage her healthcare industry experience to accelerate the impact we know we will have on the future of virtual healthcare worldwide."

-Bill Rogers, Founder & President at Orbita

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