InformedDNA Names Lee Fowinkle as Chief Technology Officer

May 15, 2014, 12:25 ET from Informed Medical Decisions, Inc. (InformedDNA)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- InformedDNA announced today the appointment of Lee Fowinkle as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Fowinkle will be responsible for helping InformedDNA leverage its digital properties to enhance its genetic counseling and utilization management services.

"We are enthusiastic about Lee joining InformedDNA because of the important and innovative work he will be doing in our digital space," said InformedDNA's CEO David Nixon.  "Our projections show our revenue quadrupling by 2017, so the IT infrastructure Lee will be creating is critical to our scalability and growth management, as well as creating opportunities for us to offer new services to our health plan and hospital customers."  

Fowinkle will oversee the day to day technology infrastructure for InformedDNA, ensuring that InformedDNA's network of genetic counselors have the optimal resources to allow them to work together seamlessly and provide patients with a top notch clinical experience.

His initial priorities include building and deploying a genetic testing utilization management automation platform. This will establish the final link in InformedDNA's transition from purely healthcare services to a tech-enabled healthcare solutions business.

"I am thrilled to begin working with David and his team to ensure InformedDNA's technology infrastructure is sound and to provide a vision for future platforms and applications that will enhance our services," Fowinkle said.  

Prior to joining InformedDNA, Fowinkle was the senior vice president of technology for the Physician Practice Solutions business at McKesson Corporation.  In that role he was responsible for the software engineering and product management teams designing and developing seven of McKesson's ambulatory practice management and electronic medical records products. He has spent over 20 years leading engineering and product management organizations for GE Healthcare's Centricity Products, Millbrook Corporation's practice management products, Zix Corporation's ePrescribing products, and the homecare automation products of Homecare Homebase.

About InformedDNA
InformedDNA brings the promise of personalized healthcare to life by helping individuals and healthcare providers better understand family health history and genetics. InformedDNA is the authority on the appropriate use of genetic testing – leveraging the expertise from the largest network of independent genetic specialists to help ensure health plans, hospitals, employers, community clinicians and patients all have access to the highest quality genetic services. InformedDNA's key offerings include clinical genetic counseling, genetic testing utilization management, and personalized hereditary risk assessment and prevention solutions.

SOURCE Informed Medical Decisions, Inc. (InformedDNA)