Brad Kittredge

Brad Kittredge is the CEO and co-founder of Brightside Health. He has spent over a decade pioneering evidence-based and consumer-driven health care solutions, including building the Product teams at 23andMe and Lantern. Inspired by the challenges of a close family member with lifelong depression, Brad’s mission is to ensure that everyone has access to life-changing mental health care with measurably better outcomes. He holds MPH, MBA, and Psychology degrees from UC Berkeley.

Posts by Brad Kittredge

MedCity Influencers, Payers

Breaking Through Gridlock in the Mental Health Care System

For the gridlock in mental healthcare to be resolved, 100% of mental healthcare providers must practice measurement-based care, utilizing validated rating scales to monitor and measure longitudinal outcomes for every patient. And payers then must offer reimbursement that appropriately rewards providers for delivering high-quality, effective care, and incentivize proactive mental health management.

MedCity Influencers

It’s Time To Ask What Comes After 988

The launch of the 988 hotline was a massive win for mental healthcare in America, but it’s only the first step. The mental health ecosystem is fragmented and lacks effective tools to help patients find and engage the right providers for their insurance and their clinical needs, both before and after they call 988.