MINNEAPOLIS, April 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading virtual care company Zipnosis, Inc. today announced the appointment of CEO Jon Pearce to the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) Industry Council Executive Committee.
The ATA Industry Council Executive Committee is comprised of four leaders from the telemedicine and virtual care industry. Industry Council members weigh in on top industry issues and assist the ATA in shaping policy initiatives, educational content and the value proposition of leading telemedicine services. As an Executive Committee member, Pearce will help outline the Council's top priorities and provide guidance and feedback on critical issues facing the industry as well as the Association.
"The ATA's work advancing telemedicine and virtual care through policy and educational channels is vital to the future of digital health," said Pearce. "I'm proud to serve on the ATA Industry Council Executive Committee and look forward to representing Zipnosis during my term. It's an honor to serve alongside these healthcare and technology leaders."
"We are pleased to welcome Jon to the ATA Industry Council Executive Committee," said Jonathan Linkous, CEO of the ATA. "His understanding of health system needs and his commitment to moving the industry forward will be assets to the organization."
Pearce will begin his term on the ATA Industry Council Executive Committee immediately following the upcoming ATA 2017 conference in Orlando, FL, April 23-25, 2017.
Zipnosis is driving the virtual care revolution by providing health systems and their patients personalized digital healthcare solutions. As a trusted innovator in the industry, Zipnosis combines pioneering technology with clinical insight and visionary thinking to help healthcare organizations keep pace with the changing demands of healthcare consumers. By pairing traditional telemedicine with next-generation virtual care, patients can be treated through video and phone consultations, online adaptive interviews, and in-person care via the platform's advanced routing capabilities - including lab integration. The modern technology stack also supports deep integration with EMRs, patient portals, online scheduling, and other IT systems. Zipnosis helps healthcare organizations position themselves for success by providing flexibility for patients and providers, enhancing clinical and operational efficiency, and supporting continuity of care throughout the care continuum. For more information, visit: www.zipnosis.com.
About the American Telemedicine Association
The American Telemedicine Association is the leading resource and advocate promoting access to medical care for consumers and health professionals via telecommunications technology. ATA seeks to bring together diverse groups from traditional medicine, academic medical centers, technology and telecommunications companies, e-health, medical societies, government and others to overcome barriers to the advancement of telemedicine through the professional, ethical and equitable improvement in health care delivery.
Established in 1993 as a non-profit organization and headquartered in Washington, DC, membership in the Association is open to individuals, healthcare institutions, companies and other organizations with an interest in promoting the deployment of telemedicine throughout the world. ATA is governed by a Board of Directors, which is elected by the association's membership.
Zipnosis Media Contact:
To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/zipnosis-ceo-jon-pearce-named-to-american-telemedicine-association-industry-council-executive-committee-300433862.html