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Proxy Health Partners Joins York IE Labs to Launch Orthotic and Prosthetic Spend Management Platform

(Manchester, N.H., Sept. 28) — Software helps services companies scale. Once founders have established product market fit, they can increase their growth potential by building their expertise into a platform-based product.

Proxy Health Partners, the healthcare management and consulting company specializing in durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics and supplies (DMEPOS), has partnered with York IE, a vertically integrated strategic growth and investment firm, to build a cloud-based SaaS platform, ProxyIQ.

Through the partnership, Proxy Health Partners has joined York IE Labs, a program that helps co-found new technology startups, productize services offerings and give entrepreneurs the hands-on support they need to build sustainable companies.

“Working with York IE Labs allows us to blend our team’s extensive experience in DMEPOS with the software development expertise of York IE,” said Kerriann Catlaw, founder and CEO, Proxy Health Partners. “The functionality we have been able to build into the ProxyIQ platform — simplified workflows, precise invoicing and actionable insights — will be a game-changer for healthcare professionals managing orthotic and prosthetic expenditures.”

ProxyIQ is a first-of-its-kind platform built for supply chain management specifically around orthotic bracing care, positioning Proxy Health Partners to pioneer the future management of orthotic and prosthetic spend for its healthcare partners. ProxyIQ is built upon 30-plus years of experience and best practices in DMEPOS across the entire healthcare ecosystem.

Catlaw and her team have provided consulting and management services for dozens of large hospital networks across the country and served as subject matter experts for group purchasing organizations such as Vizient.

The ProxyIQ platform will make this expertise available to more healthcare professionals, helping them increase visibility into spend, drive better patient outcomes and improve financial performance.

Inside York IE Labs

Proxy Health Partners joins other growing B2B SaaS companies in York IE Labs, including 4AM Demand, Quebic and SchoolBI. Through the program, York IE is providing Proxy Health Partners with Advisory as a Service in the areas of:

  • Product Strategy and Development: crafting the core components of the ProxyIQ SaaS platform; and
  • Corporate Strategy and FP&A: aligning the Proxy Health Partners team behind a sustainable growth strategy and financial model.

“A core aspect of the Labs program is helping growing companies SaaS-ify their expertise into a scalable platform,” said Mike Veilleux, CTO, York IE. “Kerriann and her team have already shown their ability to drive results for DMEPOS providers. The ProxyIQ platform will only help Proxy Health Partners extend its impact to more healthcare systems.”

Since launching in 2019, York IE has invested in the Pre-Seed, Seed and Series A rounds of more than 40 B2B technology companies and provided Advisory as a Service to hundreds more. Through York IE Labs, the firm provides its resources and guidance at even earlier stages. To learn more, visit

York IE® is a vertically integrated strategic growth and investment firm for technology companies. The company supports ambitious entrepreneurs, operators and investors on their quest to build startups, innovate at scale and disrupt markets. York IE leverages its proprietary data and automation technology and deep operational expertise to provide advisory as a service and to selectively invest in early-stage B2B SaaS. Fuel® Your Strategic Growth at York IE.


Proxy Health Partners is a healthcare management and consulting company specializing in Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics & Supplies (DMEPOS). Through its new cloud-based SaaS platform, ProxyIQ, healthcare professionals can streamline their orthotics and prosthetics management, resulting in better patient outcomes and improved financial performance. ProxyIQ is built upon the expertise and best practices that the Proxy team gained providing consulting and management services to notable healthcare organizations and regional health systems across the country. Email to empower your team with enhanced efficiency and drive better outcomes with ProxyIQ.

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