NEW YORK, Nov. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CareDox, the nation's largest provider of healthcare software and services for K-12 school districts, today announced that Howard Morgan has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Morgan, former founding partner of First Round Capital, led CareDox's initial round of funding in 2012. His appointment increases the size of the CareDox Board of Directors to six members, including Geoff Smith, Digitalis; Avi Naider, AI Life Sciences Investments LLC; Robert Garber, 7wire; CareDox CRO Tony Boselli; and CareDox Founder and CEO Hesky Kutscher.
"CareDox is taking a unique approach to pediatric health by partnering with public school districts, private and public insurance companies, and where needed, county health departments to provide in-school healthcare services and the software to support the management of student health," said Howard Morgan. "As such, CareDox has a tremendous opportunity to improve the health of millions of children, and I'm honored to serve on the CareDox Board of Directors."
"Howard's counsel and expertise in scaling dozens of businesses has been invaluable as CareDox quickly expands our operations, adding new states, hundreds of new districts, and millions of students each year," said Hesky Kutscher, CEO of CareDox. "Further, Howard is a well-known innovator who has been at the forefront of digital transformation for decades, and he's bringing his knowledge to bare as we build out our existing student health platform."
Background on Howard Morgan
Howard Morgan is currently the Chairman of B Capital. He co-founded First Round Capital with Josh Kopelman as the first professional Seed Stage Fund, where he remains Senior Advisor. Prior to First Round, Morgan helped found Idealab, and served as President of Renaissance Technologies. Prior to his move into the business of technology, Morgan served as a professor at the Wharton School and the Moore School, both at the University of Pennsylvania, as well as at Cornell University, Caltech and the Harvard Business School.
Throughout his career, Morgan has sought out great people and nurtured them so that they could realize their dreams. His mentees have included both PhD students researching a key topic, and early stage entrepreneurs building companies and taking them from seed stage through initial public offerings. He currently serves as a Director of Idealab, and he is on the board of several non-profits including Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories and Math For America. He has also served on many public company and private company Boards, including Franklin Electronic Publishers and Internet Brands, Inc. He was CEO of Kentek and Franklin during various turnover or transitional periods, an in 1997, he was named Delaware Valley Entrepreneur of the Year. Morgan received a PhD in Operations Research from Cornell University in 1968, and a BS in Physics from City College of the City University of New York.
For more information on CareDox, please visit www.caredox.com.
CareDox is the leader in pediatric healthcare technology and services aimed at transforming the most consistent health delivery system in the U.S.; K-12 public schools. The company's health records management technology houses more than 4.8 million student health records, and its unique, no-cost wellness services, including in-school flu vaccinations, are in operations in more than 7100 schools. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in New York City. To learn more about CareDox and how they work with schools and payers, please visit www.caredox.com.