BALTIMORE, March 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Protenus, the healthcare compliance analytics platform that protects patient data for the nation's leading health systems, announces today the appointment of Jon Otterstatter, CEO of Preventice Solutions, to its Board of Directors. Otterstatter's addition to the board comes at a pivotal time for Protenus, as its phase of accelerated growth continues. As the company's national customer base continues to rapidly expand, it is critically important to invest in leadership that will guide the expansion of healthcare compliance analytics to help health systems proactively reduce overall risk to the organization and its patients.
Protenus is building a world-class team of business operators, technologists and data scientists in Baltimore to focus on advancing the science of healthcare, and Otterstatter exemplifies this philosophy. Throughout his career, Otterstatter has successfully built, scaled and sold world-class healthcare and analytics solutions, serving in both technology and business leadership roles. Otterstatter is accomplished in rapid and highly complex business growth while maintaining the highest quality standards for its customers.
"We are delighted to have Jon join our strong team of entrepreneurial leaders," stated Robert Lord, Protenus Co-founder, President, and Chairman of the Board. "Jon's experience scaling world-class companies, solving hard problems, and driving shareholder value in healthcare will be a tremendous asset to our organization."
Prior to co-founding Preventice, Jon served as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for SPSS. While at SPSS, he guided the strategic direction, budget, personnel and daily operations for the company's worldwide technology operations. He also served as Senior Vice President of Technology for ShowCase Corporation in Rochester, MN, and was a Senior Programming Manager at IBM. Jon holds a Master's degree in Technology Management from M.I.T. and a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.
"I am thrilled to be joining the Protenus team at this critical inflection point," said Otterstatter. "Looking at what lies ahead for Protenus, as well as the success they've already achieved, I know that the next several years are going to be an exciting time for the company. It's rare to find the combination of product, team and market opportunity that Protenus has, and I'm delighted to be a part of it moving forward."
The Protenus healthcare compliance analytics platform uses artificial intelligence to audit every access to patient records for the nation's leading health systems. Providing healthcare leaders full insight into how health data is being used, and alerting privacy, security and compliance teams to inappropriate activity. Protenus helps our partner hospitals make decisions about how to better protect their data, their patients, and their institutions. This year, Protenus was named the 2019 KLAS Category Leader in Patient Privacy Monitoring. In 2018 was named one of The Best Places to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare and one of the Best Places to Work in Baltimore by the Baltimore Business Journal. Learn more at Protenus.com and follow us on Twitter @Protenus.
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