SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Viewics, a leading healthcare intelligence and analytics company that provides hospitals and health systems with laboratory-driven solutions for advanced analytics, today announced the appointment of Keith Laughman as the company’s new CEO. He is an accomplished senior healthcare executive with a record of supporting growth and driving profitability for both startup and mature healthcare organizations.
Laughman has served as President of Mayo Collaborative Services and Mayo Medical Laboratories, President of AmeriPath Reference Services and Specialty Reference Laboratory, as well as President and CEO of Med Fusion Clinical Lab. In addition, he has provided consulting services as the Managing Partner at CareTinuum Consulting Partners, a boutique consulting firm that advised health system clients as they prepared for the shift from a fee-for-service fragmented patient care model to an integrated patient centric, value-based care model leveraging the importance of lab data.
Laughman succeeds CEO and Co-founder Dhiren Bhatia, who led the company through its first phase of growth and will continue as Chief Strategy Officer focusing on strategic direction, product and business development and partnerships. Under his leadership the company landed major contracts with health systems such as the Mayo Clinic; Academic Medical Centers including University Hospitals Case Western Reserve Medical Center; Pediatric Hospitals such as Children's National Medical Center, along with reference laboratories such as Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories (PAML) and DynaLIFE.
Bhatia commented, “We could not be more pleased to welcome Keith to our company. He has a unique combination of senior level healthcare and laboratory management in world-class institutions, as well as start up and early stage company growth and development. Given the steep arc of growth in our company and the analytics business in general, I'm excited to have Keith on board to build and manage the organization, which frees me up to focus leading the development of our analytics platforms and products. I'm convinced that Keith’s network in and understanding of healthcare and the laboratory space will be invaluable to Viewics.”
Laughman said, “I am pleased to be part of the Viewics team. It is a terrific and talented group of people including the likes of Co-Founders Dhiren Bhatia and Tim Kuruvilla, and the entire executive team. Together they make a very powerful team. They have achieved much through the Viewics Management Solutions suite in a short period of time, helping clients transform their healthcare organizations from both operational and clinical perspectives. Going forward, we have more innovations on the board which are certain to enable customers to improve their business operations and drive patient quality care and outcomes in ways that were previously not possible without such advanced, powerful analytics tools.”
Viewics Management Solutions is an advanced set of tools that helps reposition the role of the laboratory in value-based care enabling leading healthcare institutions and labs to improve utilization, blood program, outreach, infectious disease, lab revenue and chronic kidney disease and diabetes management. The company’s analytics platform is helping healthcare organizations make great strides by gaining actionable insights from disparate data sources. Viewics’ advanced analytics capabilities are increasingly recognized in healthcare. The company was recently named as one of the founding analytics partners of Siemens Healthineer Digital Ecosystem platform which is expected to become commercially available in Fall 2017.
Viewics provides unprecedented access to disparate healthcare data to surface actionable intelligence and empower data-driven decision-making. Through expertise and focus on healthcare analytics, Viewics delivers proprietary, best-in-class technology for data extraction, cleansing, and transformation to quickly unlock insights that deliver invaluable clinical and financial impact, while reducing burden on IT. For more information, visit viewics.com and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.