NEW YORK, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Phreesia, the leader in patient check-in solutions, today announced that Will Rideout has joined the company as vice president of sales, where he will drive Phreesia's expansion strategy through direct and channel sales. Rideout brings more than 15 years of experience to Phreesia and has been a top sales leader for some of the most respected names in the healthcare IT industry, including Allscripts and Misys Healthcare Systems.
"Will's commitment and proven leadership skills will expand our already growing sales organization to accelerate provider network growth. This, combined with his passion for improving practice operations, will help us deliver on our goal of being in every physician's office across the nation," said Chaim Indig, CEO and co-founder of Phreesia.
Customer self-service is a growing trend and Phreesia has proven that it can successfully be extended to the healthcare setting. With its wireless, touch-screen tablet, the PhreesiaPad, and accompanying software, Phreesia simplifies the patient check-in process, streamlines office workflow and increases payments to save time and money for medical practices. Phreesia is being used across all 50 states by thousands of practices and millions of patients.
Prior to joining Phreesia, Rideout was with Allscripts as the national director of its channel partner program. While there, he managed more than 50 resellers, including the company's top strategic channel partners. Rideout was previously with Misys Healthcare Systems, which merged with Allscripts in 2008, and managed the company's sales and partner activity in the Northeast. He has also held positions with MDeverywhere, PriCare, Wellpath Community Health Plans and the North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians. Rideout is expected to earn an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Kenan-Flagler Business School. He received a bachelor of science from Cornell University.
Phreesia is the nationally recognized leader in patient check-in. By automating patient intake, the PhreesiaPad allows medical practices to collect patient information effortlessly, verify insurance and collect payments at the point of care. Phreesia delivers fully interactive content direct to patients, and is designed to interface with clinicians' existing and future technology. Phreesia is committed to enhancing the patient experience and enabling clinicians to stay at the forefront of patient care. For more information, visit www.phreesia.com.
Julie Goldman or Paul DiPerna