NewswireToday - /newswire/ -
Bedminster, NJ, United States, 2007/11/17 - Medi-EMR U.S.A., one of the U.S.'s fastest growing electronic health records management companies, hires Executive Vice President and signals expansion in the Canadian Healthcare market as well as positions the company for global launch in 2008.
Medi-EMR U.S.A., the U.S. division of Medi-EMR, one of the U.S.'s fastest growing electronic health records management companies, named Jon S. Benjamin Executive Vice President of Global Corporate Development.
Benjamin's hire jump starts Medi-EMR's expansion in the Canadian Healthcare market and positions the company for global launch in 2008. The announcement was made today by Matthew D'Alessandro, CEO of Medi-EMR.
Benjamin, who will be based in Toronto, Ontario Canada, has served as VP Sales & Marketing for EZENET as well as Executive Vice President, Business Development and advisory board lead for high tech and venture start-ups including MLABS Americas and VCOM Global, he will establish the company's international corporate structure as well as founding board of directors and advisory presence in the Canadian as well as the U.S. market, with a focus on leveraging his extensive network in North America. In addition to being the lead in strategy and corporate development executive for Medi-EMR, Benjamin will also head up the creation of the North American Sales team by working with the founders to hand pick the leading managers and medical records sales and marketing talent in both Canada and the U.S. Matthew D'Alessandro today said: "Jon is a capable leader with an impressive track record and is one of the most creative and passionate out of the box company builders in the high tech industry. We look forward to working with him as an integral part of our executive team.”
Medi-EMR delivers real world practical solutions in the management of electronic health records, creating the first seamless interface between hospital EMR and the doctors office EMR regardless of the brand or type of vendor solution installed at each. Benjamin said: "I am thrilled and excited to have been selected to help lead Medi-EMR; especially in helping them structure and recruit the team that will take the company from a regional solutions leader to a truly global solutions delivery organization in healthcare.”
Benjamin has worked in leading high tech organizations since the late 80's and in 1999 grew from representing industry leading brands such as Compaq and IBM to leading start-up corporations through planning, growth, venture funding and the creation of strong sales and marketing organizations as well as distribution channels right through IPO listings. Over the past 7 years, Benjamin has meticulously grown his network of leading healthcare companies, practitioners, and industry leaders in the high tech space in order to deliver a truly world class, trusted management team to Medi-EMR. Taking the time to truly understand the unique challenges facing our North American Healthcare systems and changing global landscape has been key to being able to successfully build the right alliances and gain the trust of stakeholders in the global healthcare industry. “I have been looking for a company with real world deliverables and a strong purpose like that of Medi-EMR, which makes this a dream job for me.”
Medi-EMR (mediemr.com) is located in Bedminster, New Jersey with offices in Columbia, South Carolina and Brooklyn, New York and Toronto Canada with plans to open in Ottawa Q1 2008. Medi-EMR evolved from the RAL consulting group that was formed in 1991. RAL develops and designs software solutions for Fortune 500 companies. Current and past clients include; Schering Plough, Chemical Bank, UPS, Panasonic and others. In 2004 RAL decided to enter the Electronic Medical Records field with the intent to introduce leading edge software technology to a market mired in outdated legacy software and inadequate operating platforms.
Medi-EMR is uniquely positioned to enable Hospitals, Clinics, Private Practitioners and Nursing Homes, to provide the best possible medical care for their patients utilizing the best, most advanced and flexible EMR system available anywhere. Medi-EMR is designed to save lives through the careful management of medical records. Seamlessly and securely delivering timely medical records information in a trusted environment between hospital's EMR and the doctor's office or clinic EMR. Medi-EMR enables doctors to spend more time with patients and minimal time hassling with cumbersome paperwork.
Allowing for a single data entry to be shared, where appropriate with healthcare delivery partners around the corner or around the world.