ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hart Williford, president and CEO of Ingenious Med, provider of the nation’s premier patient encounter platform One by Ingenious Med (IM1), has joined the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce (MAC) Board of Advisors and its Bioscience and Health IT Leadership Council.
The MAC Council aims to attract more companies and talent—with specialties in bioscience and health IT—by positioning Atlanta as the nation’s health IT capital. Serving as Ingenious Med’s MAC board liaison, Williford will join leadership from organizations including the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Kimberly Clark and McKesson in promoting Atlanta’s world-class medical device assets and academic resources.
“We are thrilled to have Hart Williford, CEO of Ingenious Med, join our board of advisors and Bioscience and Health IT Leadership Council,” said David Hartnett, vice president of economic development–industry expansion at the Metro Atlanta Chamber. “Hart’s leadership has led to high growth and creating hundreds of jobs in one of our most critical industry sectors–health IT. His commitment to the health IT community and strong track record will be great assets as our board works to grow investment and STEM jobs in the region.”
Since its founding, Ingenious Med has been heavily involved in the Atlanta Health IT community. The company’s endowment and exclusive internship program with Georgia Tech broadens knowledge of healthcare IT among some of the brightest technology students in the country.
“From the CDC to Fortune 500 businesses and scrappy healthcare technology startups, Atlanta is home to some of the most cutting-edge ideas in healthcare IT,” said Williford. “Aligned with MAC, the Ingenious Med team will work to further our city’s mission of staying at the forefront of this rapidly growing industry.”
For more information on Ingenious Med, visit www.IngeniousMed.com.
About Ingenious Med
Ingenious Med provides One by Ingenious Med (IM1), the nation’s leading patient encounter platform. It is a cloud-based, Web and mobile point-of-care application that automates workflows around the patient encounter, increasing efficiency, quality of care, and revenue through three strategic paths: coordinate, capture, analyze. Ingenious Med develops useful, useable solutions to increase the quality of care, protect and bolster revenue and, most importantly of all, put physicians’ time where it is needed most: with their patients.
Founded in 1999 by a group of physicians that sought to use technology to address the unanswered needs of healthcare providers with useable solutions, Ingenious Med stands today as an industry leader, serving more than 30,000 users in the nation’s leading healthcare facilities. As Ingenious Med is highly favored in this market, their client list includes national contracts with nine of the 10 largest health systems, seven of which have invested in the company.