Orion Health Announces New Marketing Leadership; Christopher Ward Joins as Senior Vice President of Global Marketing

Orion Well being Announces New Advertising and marketing Leadership; Christopher Ward Joins as Senior Vice President of Global Advertising and marketing

Santa Monica, California (Vocus/PRWEB) January 25, 2011

Orion Well being, Inc., global leaders in Health Info Exchange (HIE) options, announces the appointment of Christopher Ward as senior vice president of Global Advertising and marketing. Mr. Ward has 14 many years of advertising and marketing and healthcare encounter and most recently served as Chief Marketing Officer for GE Healthcare’s IT business. Ward will oversee the growth and management of marketing efforts to carry on the company’s drive towards delivering innovative HIE and Electronic Wellbeing Report (EHR) remedies and supporting Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) in continuing their target of improved coordination and top quality of care.

Paul Viskovich, Orion Health’s President of North America says Mr. Ward’s appointment is a strategic action in evolving Orion Health’s senior leadership globally and strengthening communications equally internally and externally supporting expansion in the company and the companies’ leadership in the industry.

“The healthcare IT industry is a dynamic and rapidly altering area. Continuing to grow the ability of our senior management team aids us refine our focus on meeting the desires of existing and potential healthcare organizations, this kind of as ACOs. Governments and private healthcare organizations are rapidly investing in well being data integration, HIEs and EHRs, and depend on the information Orion Wellbeing offers from a long time of specializing in medical integration projects.”

Mr. Ward not too long ago worked for General Electric’s $ 17B healthcare division in which he helped lead a lot of the business unit’s advertising transformation, starting in 2003. Most not long ago, he served as the Chief Advertising Officer for its EMR, PACS and IT product lines. He led advertising and marketing operations for 1,700 staff globally to include all practical learning and improvement. Mr. Ward also produced and led the marketing and advertising analysis department for the $ three.5B US radiology business unit and producing an 11 percent improve in gross sales win charges.

Mr. Ward remarks, “The organization of health care has reached the minute in which the efficiency and effectiveness of our care networks now depends on the integrity of their technical foundations. With its exceptional approach to the advancement of extremely functional, clinically-attuned software, Orion Wellbeing is bringing genuine-planet usefulness and fresh capabilities to healthcare organizations.”

Orion Wellness has strengthened its placement significantly in past yr, experiencing progress in equally revenue and crew members, developing its employees by far more than 50 percent in fiscal 12 months 2010-2011 and income for the 1st 50 percent of the 2010- 2011 fiscal year was up 80 % on the exact same period very last 12 months. Orion Health’s marketplace-foremost file of 22 Health Information Exchange and Electronic Well being Record web sites across twelve nations brings diverse, verified and innovative overall performance to its latest set of resolution offerings.

About Orion Well being Inc.

Orion Health™ is the leading Wellbeing Information Exchange (HIE) and Electronic Wellness Record (EHR) remedy supplier with knowledge in clinical workflow and integration know-how for the healthcare sector. Orion Health’s straightforward-to-use answers and applications strengthen affected person care and clinical choice creating by enabling the exchange of healthcare data amongst disparate programs and delivering integrated wellness information in a single, unified view. By extending present healthcare info techniques, the Orion Health™ Rhapsody Integration Engine and workflow options supply healthcare staff with straightforward entry to affected person data and trends, and lessen mistakes and omissions by streamlining details transfer. The HIE and EHR also supports Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) continuing their target of enhanced care coordination, expense cost savings and greater good quality of care.

Throughout the world, Orion Well being has deployed wellness data communities involving around 35 million sufferers with hundreds of 1000’s of active clinical consumers such as Maine’s HealthInfoNet, Alberta Well being Services and Spain’s IB Salut. Orion Health’s partners contain main health technique integrators and IT vendors this kind of as Accenture, Allscripts, IBM, Oracle, Philips and other people. Orion Wellbeing has a lot more than 1,000 clients about the world, including Lahey Clinic, Ochsner Wellness Technique, UCLA Healthcare Middle, US Centers for Disorder Management and Prevention, Spain’s IB Salut, South Eastern Norwegian Regional Wellness Authority, New Zealand Ministry of Well being. Orion Wellness is a favored Canada Health Infoway Solution. Much more information can be identified at http://www.orionhealth.com.

Orion Wellbeing and Rhapsody are registered trademarks of Orion Wellbeing Inc, its parent/or its affiliates. Other names employed may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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