LEESBURG, Va., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Guardian 24/7, a pioneer in health care solutions, is pleased to announce the appointments of Ambassador Joseph Prueher, Doctor James Peake and Doctor Jay Sanders, to its Board of Advisors. Ambassador Prueher and Doctors Peake and Sanders will play a strong advisory role, working closely with Guardian Twenty-Four Seven's medical staff and business development team as they continue to design and perfect telemedicine strategies and innovative care models.
Secretary James Peake joins the Guardian Twenty-Four Seven Advisory Board with a distinguished 38-year career in the US Army, including four years as Army Surgeon General. From 2007 to 2009, Peake served President George W. Bush as Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Doctor Peake was previously the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Project Hope, a non-profit international health foundation. He is currently a Senior Vice President and Board member of CGI Federal.
Admiral Joseph Prueher served two Presidents as Ambassador to the People's Republic of China. Earlier in his decorated naval career, Admiral Prueher served as Commander-in-Chief of the US Pacific Command, Commandant at the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, and as Commander of Carrier Battle Group ONE. Admiral Prueher is a member of The Council on Foreign Relations, and is the James R. Schlesinger Distinguished Professor at the Miller Center of the University of Virginia.
Doctor Jay Sanders brings over 30 years experience in the development and implementation of health information technologies to the Guardian Twenty-Four Seven Advisory Board. Dr. Sanders is President and CEO of The Global Telemedicine Group, Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Adjunct), and a founding board member of the American Telemedicine Association where he serves as President Emeritus.
"Secretary Peake, Ambassador Prueher and Dr. Sanders represent unmatched experiences and expertise in a variety of areas," said Guardian Twenty-Four Seven CEO Jonathan Frye. "Their global perspective on a range of telemedical issues will be crucial as Guardian Twenty-Four Seven expands into new markets and develops remote medical solutions for our clients."
About Guardian Twenty-Four Seven
Guardian 24/7 was founded by former White House physicians responsible for advanced medical planning at the highest levels of government. Those years of service helped them design an unmatched system, even providing capabilities unavailable to the President of the United States. Advanced technology provides immediate diagnostic information, allowing Guardian physicians to assess clients' conditions and direct their care in real time. Guardian can even provide hundreds of essential medications through a secure medical dispensing system — with no trips to the pharmacy needed.
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SOURCE Guardian 24/7