DENVER, Aug. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Axion Health named Thomas Carson to serve as their new President and CEO.
Mr. Carson has over 15 years in the healthcare technology industry, most recently as CEO of MD-IT, a Colorado-based medical documentation company he founded and grew to $30 million in revenues. Prior to MD-IT, Mr. Carson served as CFO of Access Graphics, a computer products distribution company that grew to $1.6 billion world-wide revenues before GE acquired in 1997. He also currently serves as a Director of MIQS, an EMR provider focused on the dialysis market.
Dr. Lee Newman, one of the Founders of Axion Health, has served as the company's CEO since 2004. Commenting on the hiring of Mr. Carson he said, "Our Board of Directors was unanimous in selecting Tom based on his broad experience growing small companies into market leaders, strong industry knowledge, demonstrated leadership skills and personal qualities. He shares our company's vision for improving worker health and safety through advanced technology."
Axion Health has grown to be recognized as an innovative solutions provider that helps companies monitor the health and safety environment of their employees, as well as, support compliance with governmental regulations protecting employees in the workplace.
During the company announcement, Mr. Carson acknowledged Axion's achievements, ongoing advancements, and the potential still to be realized. He said, "our solutions fill a unique and growing need in employee health and occupational medicine, particularly as they are easy to implement and intuitive to use – qualities that customers appreciate. I'm excited to be part of this dynamic company!"
Dr. Newman is one of the nation's leading experts in the fields of occupational and environmental and pulmonary medicine. His experience is instrumental in the development of clinically driven solutions incorporating his deep understanding of practice workflow. Dr. Newman will continue with Axion Health in the role of Chief Medical Information Officer and Chairman of the Board.
About Axion Health
Axion Health provides software, support and consultation services for employee health, occupational health, medical surveillance, and emergency preparedness for large and small health systems and hospitals across the country, government agencies, and Fortune 500 companies. Axion Health solutions are Web-based, easy to use, Internet-accessible, secure, 100% paperless, mobile friendly, quick to launch, and affordable. For more information, toll free 877 770 3073 or www.axionhealth.com.