EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MedeAnalytics, a leading provider of healthcare performance management solutions, announced today that Elizabeth Rushforth has joined MedeAnalytics as senior vice president and general counsel. Most recently, she served as vice president, general counsel, corporate secretary and chief compliance officer for Unwired Planet, Inc. (formerly Openwave Systems Inc.). Rushforth also served as Unwired Planet's associate general counsel from 2009 to 2011 and as interim general counsel from 2008 to 2009. Prior to joining Openwave Systems, Rushforth worked as corporate counsel at Sunrise Telecom Incorporated, a telecom management solutions provider.
"MedeAnalytics is widely regarded as an industry leader in delivering an innovative analytics platform for healthcare," said Rushforth. "I am looking forward to leveraging my legal expertise and contributing to the company's future growth."
"We are pleased to have Elizabeth join our organization," said MedeAnalytics Chief Executive Officer Mike Gallagher. "Her experience and expertise will be a tremendous asset to our company and executive team."
Elizabeth holds a J.D. from the Washington University School of Law and a B.S. in management from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. She is a member of the California, Missouri and Texas state bars.
Founded in 1994, MedeAnalytics delivers performance management solutions across the healthcare system—including hospitals, physician practices and payers—to ensure accountability and improve financial, operational and clinical outcomes. For more information, visit www.medeanalytics.com.