Senior Communications Officer

Michael Canonico is a senior communications officer at the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS). In this role, Mr. Canonico directs the production of CHCS’ portfolio of publications, leads website development and content strategy, and manages the creative design of visual communications.

Previously, Mr. Canonico was a product marketing director at ActiveHealth Management (an Aetna subsidiary) where he led business-to-business and consumer marketing strategy for ActiveHealth’s portfolio of population health solutions, including clinical decision support, disease management, and wellness coaching, among others. Mr. Canonico was also a product communications manager at Optum (a UnitedHealth Group subsidiary), where he led client and consumer communications for Optum’s suite of digital population health solutions, including the company’s health assessment, online coaching, and incentives platforms.

Mr. Canonico holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Ramapo College of New Jersey.