COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- With nearly 20 years of experience in platform engineering with McGraw-Hill Education, Douglas Fuerst takes the reigns to lead the development operations at Doc Halo. Fuerst will be managing five teams of software developers at the company's Columbus facility to deliver enterprise communication technology solutions for Doc Halo's health system customers.
Most recently, Fuerst served as Director of Platform Engineering for McGraw-Hill Education, where he leveraged his knowledge in technology and management to develop robust solutions that delivered educational resources to millions of students nationwide. At Doc Halo, Fuerst will be focusing on process management and growing our Product Management, Engineering, QA and DevOps practices as he leads the team to continually add functionality to the Doc Halo clinical communication platform.
"Doug Fuerst's dedication to software engineering and his commitment to empowering and mentoring team members will be an asset to Doc Halo as we expand our development team," says Steve Roth, Doc Halo Chief Operating Officer. "With Doug's development leadership, we will continue to exceed the expectations of our clients by innovating products that transform the healthcare workflow and dramatically improve patient care."
Founded by physicians, Doc Halo's HIPAA-compliant messaging and care coordination platform is transforming healthcare communication with robust features that streamline physician and nurse workflow, prevent life-threatening delay of care, and improve patient outcomes. Clinical team on-call scheduling, pager-replacement functionality, integration with electronic health records, and the ability to receive critical lab results are among the enterprise-level integrations that have made Doc Halo a leader in systemwide implementations.
Recent endorsements indicate Doc Halo's strength in the secure communication marketplace. Doc Halo rated highest for care team communication among standard vendors in the latest KLAS secure communication report released November 1, 2016. JobsOhio also selected Doc Halo for growth financing, recognizing both the company's significant impact on healthcare technology and its potential for growth.
"Doc Halo is making a significant contribution to healthcare technology and patient care," Fuerst says. "I am glad to be a part of a team whose goal is to streamline communication and ultimately improve patient outcomes and satisfaction."
About Doc Halo
Doc Halo's clinical communication platform is transforming patient care by streamlining real-time communication and coordinating care among physicians, nurses and staff. The mobile app and online console provide secure, HIPAA-compliant texting for the safe transmission of protected patient information. Robust care coordination tools—including the Halo Pronto on-call management system—integrate with all hospital systems to allow instant access to systemwide schedules, critical and clinical teams, EHRs, call center messages, labs and directories. Exclusively designed for healthcare, the Doc Halo clinical communication platform is used by several of the most prestigious organizations in the country.
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