PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VOX Telehealth, a leader in orthopedic patient management programs, today announced a new Orthopedic Advisory Board comprised of clinical and administrative orthopedic leaders. Together, the leaders will steer VOX in delivering solutions that empower patients to become active participants in their care and support healthcare providers in delivering high-quality care more efficiently. Joining the advisory board are respected orthopedic leaders: Dr. Jay Mabrey, Dr. Michael Kelly, Dr. Michael Boothby, and Wayne Fraleigh.
“To truly benefit both providers and patients, it’s imperative that we listen to those who are on the frontline providing care to patients and managing orthopedic services,” said Kristi Crowe, Senior Vice President of Ortho Solutions at VOX Telehealth and the Vice President of Orthopedics at Sg2. “As we look to our new advisory board for guidance, it is an honor to be joined by such esteemed colleagues who have the experience and insights to shape our future direction.”
The VOX Orthopedic Advisory Board, led by Kristi Crowe, was established to garner insights from industry leaders around organizational challenges in managing orthopedic episodes of care. Additionally, the board will help provide clinical and operational guidance in forming effective pathways and protocols supporting the patient navigation process.
Biographical information on the new board members is included below:
- Jay Mabrey, MD, MBA, a joint replacement surgeon with Premier Orthopaedics Dallas, specializes in hip and knee disorders and is a leading expert in computer-navigated total knee replacement and holds patents on total knee designs. Dr. Mabrey, who is board certified and fellowship trained, is Chief of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Baylor University Medical Center and Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Texas A&M School of Medicine.
- Michael Kelly, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon and is Chief of Orthopedics at Hackensack Meridian Health. Dr. Kelly has been in practice for more than 20 years and is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Kelly is also a past president of The Knee Society and Director of the Insall Scott Kelly Institute in New York.
- Michael Boothby, MD, is a sports medicine orthopedic surgeon who specializes in complex, minimally invasive arthroscopy of the knee and shoulder and total knee replacement. Dr. Boothby is the founder of the Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Institute (OSMI) in Fort Worth and has consistently been named a top doctor in the area. Previously, Dr. Boothby served as a Major and Orthopedic Surgeon in the US Army Reserve.
- Wayne Fraleigh, DPT, MBA, is the Vice President of Operations for Ambulatory Services at Memorial Hermann Health Systems, responsible for the operations, growth, and strategy of Ambulatory Services and serves on the Orthopedic Service Line leadership team. In addition, he oversees the nationally- recognized Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute.
“In many ways, the orthopedic industry is at the front lines of healthcare innovation, and we are proud to expand our team’s knowledge base and expertise with the addition of these great leaders,” said David Brown, Founder and CEO of VOX Telehealth. “Orthopedic providers are facing the perfect storm–an increased number of procedures, coupled with the demand for better care, at lower cost. We are confident this new advisory board will guide our organization in being the partner-of-choice to orthopedic clinicians and administrators around the country.”
About VOX Telehealth
VOX Telehealth was founded to improve patient outcomes by redefining the patient experience and recovery model. Through a state-of-the art platform, VOX delivers procedure-specific, full episode-of-care engagement solutions that provide education, coordination, and monitoring through industry leading content, proprietary SmartTasksTM and a customizable alert escalation and notification system. Engaging the patient throughout their pre-op phase, as well as through transition of care and recovery, patients are connected and accountable, leading to greater satisfaction, improved outcomes, and reduced cost of care. For more information, visit www.voxtelehealth.com.