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Updated on 6/24/2024



201-500 employees

Digital healthcare tools for remote monitoring

AI & Machine Learning


Washington, DC, USA

Risk & Compliance
Legal & Compliance
Required Skills
Public Policy
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Public Policy, Healthcare Administration, or a related field; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in federal business relations, government affairs, or a related role within the healthcare or HealthTech industry, with a specific focus on the VA.
  • Proven track record of securing VA contracts and building strong relationships with VA officials.
  • In-depth knowledge of VA healthcare programs, policies, and procurement processes.
  • Strong strategic thinking, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive VA-focused business relations strategy aligned with the company’s goals.
  • Identify and pursue new business opportunities within the VA and related federal agencies.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to align VA business development efforts with overall company strategy.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with key VA officials, policymakers, and influencers.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact between Athelas + Commure and VA representatives.
  • Represent Athelas + Commure at VA meetings, conferences, and industry events.
  • Lead efforts to secure VA contracts and grants.
  • Develop and manage a pipeline of VA business opportunities.
  • Prepare and deliver compelling proposals and presentations to VA agencies.
  • Ensure compliance with all VA regulations and reporting requirements.
  • Advocate for policies and regulations that support the company’s interests and the broader HealthTech industry.
  • Provide regular updates to senior leadership on VA business development activities and outcomes.
  • Analyze market trends and competitive landscape to inform strategy and decision-making.

Athelas is a remarkable place to work for those passionate about transforming the healthcare industry through technology. The company provides essential digital healthcare tools such as AI-driven transcription services and at-home patient monitoring systems, ensuring collaborative and efficient healthcare delivery. Working at this company offers the opportunity to contribute to innovative healthcare solutions and participate in a teamwork-oriented culture geared towards improving patient care outcomes.

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Mountain View, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth