As Premise Corporation continues its steady growth and helps an increasing number of hospitals solve their patient flow challenges, we will benefit greatly from Mr. Zaccagnino's strategic counsel and commitment to the healthcare industry.
Farmington, CT (PRWEB) August 7, 2007
Premise Corporation, http://www.premiseusa.com, a leading provider of software solutions to optimize patient flow, has recently appointed Joseph A. Zaccagnino to serve on its board of directors. With more than 35 years of healthcare leadership experience, Zaccagnino most recently served as president and CEO of Yale-New Haven Hospital and its parent system Yale New Haven Health. He has also served as board chairman for VHA, Inc., the national healthcare alliance of more than 2,200 community-owned hospitals, which comprises more than one quarter of the nation's hospitals. VHA helps its members identify, integrate and implement best practices that will improve clinical and operational performance.
"Mr. Zaccagnino brings a wealth of experience and insight in healthcare leadership to our board of directors," states Eric Rosow, Premise Corporation chairman and chief executive officer. "As Premise Corporation continues its steady growth and helps an increasing number of hospitals solve their patient flow challenges, we will benefit greatly from Mr. Zaccagnino's strategic counsel and commitment to the healthcare industry."
Zaccagnino previously served as chairman of the National Committee for Quality Health Care, a national non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of healthcare in the United States. He also serves on the board of directors of Covidian LTD (NYSE:COV), a recent spin-off of Tyco Healthcare companies, a worldwide market leader in healthcare products and services, and on the board of directors of NewAlliance Bank Shares (NYSE: NAL), a provider of community banking services in Connecticut and western Massachusetts. Zaccagnino earned a bachelor of science from the University of Connecticut School of Business and a master of Public Health in Hospital Administration from Yale University School of Medicine.
Premise Corporation experienced a 275% increase in new business in 2006, demonstrating significant market momentum and growth. The company also expanded its organization by 100%, adding key resources in executive leadership, development and sales, and received $6.3 million in Series B financing in the second quarter of 2007.
Premise is a leading provider of integrated and clinically-focused software solutions that optimize patient flow, streamline communications, enhance operational efficiency, and empower knowledge-based decision making. Founded upon the idea that optimized delivery of healthcare services can be realized through the widespread use and visualization of real-time operating data, Premise delivers the industry's most intuitive systems for bed management, bed turnover, transport, and decision support, and has been serving the healthcare industry for more than 10 years. http://www.premiseusa.com
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