Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 26, 2008
DocSite® (http://www.docsite.com), a leading provider of Web-based patient registries and point-of-care decision support to the healthcare market, today announced the hiring of Mark Rampel as the firm's vice president of engineering. Rampel will oversee the planning and design of the architecture supporting DocSite's next generation of on-demand health IT products, including ongoing expansion of reporting; care improvement workflow; and interoperability with health exchanges, electronic medical records and other applications. In particular, Rampel will ensure the ongoing scalability of DocSite's applications in meeting the emerging market needs for collecting, improving and reporting measured quality-of-care initiatives.
Rampel brings over 20 years of entrepreneurial software development experience to the position. In addition, he has designed innovative applications for some of the industry's largest vendors. Rampel's particular areas of expertise include Web development, database design, analytics, enterprise application systems and networking protocols.
"DocSite is the company best positioned in today's marketplace to lead efforts to improve the quality of healthcare. DocSite clearly understands the challenges practitioners face and possesses a well-developed strategy for giving them comprehensive, affordable, easy-to-use tools that immediately enhance quality at the point of care," said Rampel. "I look forward to managing DocSite's engineering resources, guiding its market-driven development and supporting customer service at this most exciting time in DocSite's corporate history."
DocSite Chief Executive Officer and Founder John Haughton, MD, MS, says, "Mark's professional background identifies him as a seasoned software development professional with a consistent record of success. I am impressed not only by the technical skills and experience he possesses but also by his grasp of the forces driving the healthcare marketplace today. I am confident that Mark's ability to think outside the box will lead to a whole new generation of intuitive, Web-based tools for healthcare professionals that build on the hallmark of the DocSite brand: affordability, ease of use, and immediate clinical value."
Rampel, who assumed the duties of vice president of engineering on February 27, 2008, attended University of California, Berkeley.
About DocSite, LLC
DocSite (http://www.docsite.com) is a clinical integration, connectivity and point-of-care technology company offering modular, upgradeable, Web-based tools that immediately improve the quality of care and save clinicians time. DocSite solutions give practitioners affordable, easy-to-use tools tied to evidence-based guidelines that reduce practice variation, enhance communication and support patient self-care initiatives. Thousands of physicians across the nation have already embraced DocSite products as the solution of choice for over 3 million patients. DocSite is endorsed by the Texas Medical Association and has been highlighted as a leader in chronic disease management systems/registries by the Physicians' Foundation for Health Systems Excellence. The firm works in partnership with independent practice associations, groups, health plans, hospitals and individual physicians to offer point-of-care, outcomes tracking, population warehouse and informed decision-making tools.