Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 4, 2007
InTouch Systems announces the appointment of Dede Haskins as chief executive officer. InTouch Systems provides interactive patient point-of-care solutions that enable patients access to information about their illnesses, diseases, and surgeries as well as entertainment options to improve the quality of their hospital stays.
"Dede is a technology industry veteran with a proven track record of success," said Ann McFarren, Chairman of the Board of InTouch Systems. "Her addition as the CEO of InTouch will enable us to deliver the best-of-breed solution in patient point of care education and entertainment."
Haskins has 25 years of experience in technology, focusing on software development and professional services. Prior to joining InTouch, she served in a variety of roles at Cigital, Inc. as acting chief operating officer, managing principal, vice president of marketing and training, and vice president of enabling technologies.
Haskins has also served as the vice president for post-production services at Proxicom (recently acquired by iCrossing), where she established and ran a new business unit providing managed services to clients that grew 800% in under five months. She has also held senior positions at MAXM Systems Corporation (now BMC Software) and Legent Corporation (now Computer Associates).
"InTouch Systems has a great strategy, a differentiated offering, and an experienced team of people with expertise in developing and delivering multimedia health care information to patients," stated Haskins. "I'm pleased to join this strong team and be able to contribute to the significant change in how patients will experience their hospital stays for years to come."
About InTouch Systems:
InTouch Systems is a provider of interactive patient education and entertainment at the hospital bedside or clinic. Our Internet-based patient communication system gives patients the information needed to be active participants in their healthcare. Our point-of-care solution improves patient outcomes by helping patients become knowledgeable consumers of healthcare, provides improved patient services, and drives new revenue opportunities and operational efficiencies for healthcare organizations. Founded in 2006, InTouch is headquartered in Washington, DC.