HOD HASHARON, Israel & PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--dbMotion announced the appointment of Kevin Hutchinson to the company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Hutchinson is the president and CEO of Prematics, a leader in e-prescribing and care communication services.
“Mr. Hutchinson brings superior knowledge and first-hand experience with the complexities of health information exchange, which will further strengthen our leadership team, and provides greater support to dbMotion’s vision and product strategy,” says Benny Levin, chairman of the dbMotion Board of Directors. “We are extremely excited to welcome such a savvy healthcare IT leader.”
Prior to joining Prematics, Mr. Hutchinson was the founding president and CEO of Surescripts from 2002 to 2008, where he led the effort to build and deploy a national network for electronic prescribing and health information exchange. Under his leadership, the Surescripts business model grew from an industry concept to the largest, most successful electronic prescribing network in the country.
“dbMotion is one of today’s most prominent interoperability solution providers and has consistently been on the leading edge of the HIE movement,” notes Mr. Hutchinson. “I am honored to be selected to serve on dbMotion’s Board of Directors and am looking forward to working alongside a group of top leading IT innovators to continue to improve the quality of our nation’s healthcare system.”
In 2009, Mr. Hutchinson was selected to serve on the newly established federal Health Information Technology Standards Committee, where he advised the national coordinator for health IT, David Blumenthal, MD. Mr. Hutchinson also currently serves on a number of national advisory boards, including Dell Healthcare and Life Sciences, the eHealth Initiative, Markle Foundation Connecting for Health, the University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy, PharmMD and BridgeGate.
“Mr. Hutchinson has been at the forefront of health information interoperability, and is a well-known and well-respected authority in both the private and public sectors,” says Yuval Ofek, dbMotion’s CEO. “We are honored to have him on our team and look forward to leveraging his vast technology expertise.”
dbMotion is an innovative provider of health interoperability solutions. It develops and markets the dbMotion™ Solution, a proven SOA-based platform that enables healthcare organizations and health information exchanges (HIEs) to meaningfully integrate and leverage their information assets, driving improvements in the quality, safety and efficiency of patient care. dbMotion transforms care through the creation of a virtual patient record that logically connects patient information in existing systems without requiring their replacement. By providing access to integrated patient information, the solution connects care settings, bridging gaps that often exist between inpatient/acute care and community care, and demonstrates a compelling return on investment (ROI). This robust solution is field-proven, having been implemented in some of the world’s most demanding healthcare IT environments since 2001. For more information about dbMotion, visit www.dbmotion.com or write to firstname.lastname@example.org.