Mike Bertrand Named Chief Technology Officer of xG Health Solutions

Will Lead Expansion of Services and Solutions Offerings

Feb 26, 2016, 09:30 ET from xG Health Solutions

COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- xG Health Solutions, a leading healthcare management and redesign company powered by Geisinger Health System's proven methods, is pleased to announce that Mike Bertrand has been named as the organization's Chief Technology Officer.

Prior to stepping into this role, Bertrand served as xG Health's Senior Vice President, EHR Application Development. Bertrand has more than 20 years of experience in healthcare software development.

xG Health CEO Earl P. Steinberg, MD, MPP, said, "Mike steps into this new role at an ideal time to help us expand our share of this dynamic market space. He has extensive industry experience, tremendous HIT expertise, a passion for quality patient care and a deep understanding of the needs of providers — all of which are reflected in the software and applications he has created to improve care delivery, operational efficiency and the patient experience."

Said Bertrand, "I'm very excited to be taking on this role at xG Health, particularly given our company's recent accomplishments and our continued growth as a leader in developing, delivering and managing solutions to today's healthcare-delivery challenges. We have recently established key partnerships with some of the best-known, most highly respected organizations in the commercial, academic and provider segments of the healthcare industry. These will enable us to enhance and extend our offerings in the population health management, advisory services and EHR application spaces."

Prior to joining xG Health, Bertrand served as Vice President of Product Development at HealthWyse and was Vice President of Software Development at PatientKeeper, a provider of EHR application integration platforms. He also served as the Director of Software Development for McKesson Corp. and as a software consultant at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

About xG Health Solutions
xG Health Solutions powers long-term success for healthcare organizations through analysis, care redesign, technology, and an unmatched depth of expertise. We have roots in one of America's most innovative and successful health systems, Geisinger Health System, and our clinician-led management team has had multidimensional experience at Geisinger and other leading institutions. Our solutions span care management, care redesign, population health analytics, and bundled payments, while our products — xGLearn, xGCare, EnrG|Apps, ProvenCare and ProvenHealth Navigator — scale and expedite change for our clients.

For more information, see xghealth.com.

Contact: Wendy Horn, whorn@xghealth.com

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