ST. LOUIS, Aug. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced ICU Care, the nation's leading provider of high-acuity telemedicine services, announced today that Gian Cavallini, the company's Vice President of Strategy and Development, has been named to chair the Industry Council of the American Telemedicine Association (ATA), the leading industry organization dedicated to telehealth.
The Industry Council represents non-hospital members of the ATA, and is one of two primary member groups within ATA. The council brings together leading corporate ATA members to monitor the development of telehealth and weigh in on issues of strategic importance to the industry. The ATA as a whole serves as a vehicle of both influence and education for its members. As chair of the Industry Council, Cavallini is responsible for leading the ATA's non-hospital membership to contribute to the overall ATA strategic plan and coordinating joint activities with the ATA's other primary member group, the Institutional Council, which is made up of hospitals and health systems.
Cavallini brings to the role almost 15 years of experience in the health care industry and has been with Advanced ICU Care for seven years. In his role with Advanced ICU Care, Cavallini is responsible for a range of critical initiatives, including the development and launch of new products, the implementation of the company's distributed care center operating model, and management of key strategic relationships.
"I'm excited and honored to be part of the ATA Industry Council's mission to drive telehealth innovation and adoption with the goal of improving the quality and accessibility of healthcare globally," said Cavallini.
Cavallini's two-year term as chair of the Industry Council extends through the ATA annual conference in April of 2019. To learn more about the Industry Council, please visit www.americantelemed.org/ata-industry-council.
About Advanced ICU Care
Advanced ICU Care® is the nation's leading provider of high acuity telehealth services, contracted to provide care to more than 65 hospitals in 24 states on a 24 x 7 x 365 basis. Advanced ICU Care is a technology-enabled clinical services provider that employs cutting edge tele-technology, U.S. board-certified intensivists, multiple dedicated tele-care delivery centers, and a proven implementation and client service approach to the benefit of patients, families, providers and hospitals. For more information, visit www.advancedicucare.com.
About the American Telemedicine Association (ATA)
Established in 1993, ATA is a non-profit, membership-based association located in Washington DC. Comprised of a membership network of more than 10,000 industry leaders and healthcare professionals, ATA is the leading telehealth association helping to transform healthcare by improving the quality, equity, and affordability of healthcare throughout the world. To learn more about ATA, visit http://www.americantelemed.org.
SOURCE Advanced ICU Care