NEW YORK, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AccentHealth, America's leading patient education media company at the point-of-care, today announced leadership changes to its Medical Advisory Board. The board plays a key role in advising AccentHealth on its patient education content, and is responsible for reviewing all programming and promotional messages broadcast on AccentHealth's network. The board also provides insights and recommendations on topics to be covered on the network to ensure the programming provides the most relevant patient education for waiting room visitors.
Dr. James Brownlee, former Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine at the University of South Florida College of Medicine, who is presently the Medical Director of Monsour Executive Wellness Center, has been appointed Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board. Dr. Brownlee has served as a member of the board for more than 15 years and succeeds Dr. Philip Adler, who chaired the board since its inception in 1997. In recognition of his years of service to AccentHealth, Dr. Adler has been appointed to the new position of Chairman Emeritus of the Medical Advisory Board.
Dr. Dalys Gilling, a practicing pediatrician at Health Point Medical Group in Tampa, FL has also joined the Medical Advisory Board. She will take the lead in advising AccentHealth on content for its growing Pediatric Network, which now reaches a total of 5,275 doctor office locations.
"AccentHealth's Medical Advisory Board is vitally important to our patient education mission, and I am delighted to announce Dr. Brownlee and Dr. Gilling's roles in supporting us in these endeavors. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Dr. Adler for his many years of service with us," said Dan Stone, Chief Executive Officer of AccentHealth, "we are honored he has accepted the new role of Chairman Emeritus."
About AccentHealth, LLC
AccentHealth is a leading patient education media company at the point-of-care, located in over 30,000 physician waiting rooms and serving over 70,000 practitioners nationwide. AccentHealth features the largest waiting room television network, with exclusive, award winning CNN programming co-hosted by Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Robin Meade, and a companion network of engaging Health Panel displays.
AccentHealth has been recognized by the Telly Awards, the Cindy Awards, the American Academy of Nursing, the Health Information Awards, and the Society of Professional Journalists. For information about our healthy lifestyle television networks, and a complete list of AccentHealth's Medical Advisory Board Members, visit www.accenthealth.com.
AccentHealth is owned by M/C Venture Partners, Ridgemont Equity Partners, and senior management.
Senior Marketing Manager