DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Sept. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sentry Data Systems, a leader in 340B compliance and advanced healthcare analytics solutions, recently announced that Fadi Chehadé, founder, chairman and CEO of Chehadé & Company, has been appointed to the company's Board of Directors.
Chehadé joins Sentry at a pivotal time for the organization as it readies the evolutionary leap towards healthcare data governance and analytics.
"I am thrilled that such an esteemed, innovative technology leader of Fadi Chehadé's caliber has joined the Sentry Data Systems' board to help take the company to the next level as we continue to lead the market in developing technology solutions that help healthcare providers reduce costs and achieve better outcomes," said Travis Leonardi, CEO of Sentry Data Systems. "Fadi brings a great deal of corporate experience and extensive knowledge in strategic transactions in the digital information and internet sector, making him eminently qualified to serve on our board."
Chehadé currently serves as a senior advisor to ABRY Partners and to the Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum. He's also a fellow at both Harvard's and Oxford's schools of government and Executive Chairman of Vocado LLC. In addition to previously leading ICANN, the global authority managing the internet's logical infrastructure, as its former president and CEO, Chehadé has also founded several companies in the digital space, including Viacore which was acquired by IBM in 2006, and RosettaNet, an IT Industry Coalition establishing pioneering standards for eBusiness. Prior to that, Chehadé held corporate positions at AT&T, Ingram and most recently, General Manager of IBM Global Technology Services in the Middle East and Africa.
"It is a great honor to join Sentry Data Systems' already impressive roster of Board of Directors," said Chehadé. "I'm looking forward to working with the company to strengthen its position as a leading provider of healthcare intelligence and technology solutions."
Chehadé received his M.S. in Engineering Management from Stanford University and his B.S. in Computer Science Summa Cum Laude from New York University's Polytechnic.
About Sentry Data Systems, Inc.
Located in Deerfield Beach, FL, Sentry Data Systems, a pioneer in automated pharmacy procurement and utilization management and 340B compliance, is leading the healthcare industry in utilizing advanced data analytics to reduce total cost of care, improve quality and provide better outcomes. More than 7,000 hospitals, clinics, integrated delivery networks (IDNs) and pharmacies across the country rely on Sentry's unique proprietary data set for their analytics, procurement, drug utilization and compliance solutions. Since 2003, Sentry's solutions have processed over 6.3 billion dispensations on more than 1 billion claims and currently provide decision support for more than 81 million patients. To date, Sentry has helped hospitals, health systems and IDNs realize more than $4.5 billion in savings to help them better meet their safety net mission and continue to serve their communities.
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