IOD Incorporated Names George Abatjoglou Chief Executive Officer

Leadership Change Enables IOD to Better Serve Health Information Management (HIM) Clients

Jan 07, 2013, 08:00 ET from IOD Incorporated

GREEN BAY, Wis., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IOD Incorporated, a leading provider of integrated HIM solutions for hospitals, IDNs, healthcare systems and clinics, today announced George Abatjoglou as the company's new CEO.  Abatjoglou previously served as IOD's chief operating officer since 2010.

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"We are excited to have George at the helm as CEO of IOD Incorporated," said Michael Wickman, IOD chairman of the board and former IOD CEO.  "George's wealth of industry experience, innovative thinking, and excellent leadership skills have been instrumental to IOD's success and the development of the world-class business model we have today.  As CEO, he will continue to drive our organization forward as the undisputed leader of full-suite HIM services and solutions," said Wickman.

Before joining IOD Incorporated, Abatjoglou was the CEO of eWebHealth, Inc., a provider of electronic legal health record workflow solutions.  From 2001 to 2008, he served as the chief financial officer and head of eWebHealth product operations for ChartOne, a provider of Release-of-Information and related medical record services.  Abatjoglou earned his certified public accountant credentials at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the early 1990s and served in numerous financial and operational leadership positions over the course of his early career.

"IOD provides the healthcare industry's broadest and most comprehensive range of HIM services and solutions in the market today," said Abatjoglou. "Our clients rely on IOD's services and technology to improve their ability to operate efficiently, achieve their compliance objectives, and provide superior service to their patients. I am enthusiastic and passionate about the future of IOD and the faith and commitment placed in me by Mike and the board of directors to advance the company and its vision. I look forward to working with our dedicated employees and our client partners to improve HIM processes and resolve challenges as the healthcare industry continues to transform and evolve."

About IOD Incorporated
With more than 30 years of experience serving 1,800 provider facilities nationwide, IOD is the leader in full-suite HIM services and solutions that help hospitals, healthcare systems and clinics streamline and simplify HIM workflow. With comprehensive solutions including HIM consulting and training, document conversion; release of information; coding; auditing; abstracting; RAC, and ICD-10 transition services, the company empowers healthcare organizations to overcome workflow challenges and focus on their  mission-critical initiatives. The result is improved satisfaction for both patients and physicians, increased HIM efficiencies and a stronger bottom line. For more information visit www.iodincorporated.com.

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