Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) May 13, 2008
American TeleCare, Inc. (ATI) announced that Jan K. Wuorenma, R.N., B.S.N., M.B.A. has joined the company in the new position of vice president, partner development. American TeleCare (ATI) is the leader in the development and application of intelligent monitoring and video-based telehealth technology to advance patient care. Wuorenma is responsible for ATI's marketing and sales strategy and post-sales account management to ensure the success of ATI's customers.
"We don't just sell remote monitoring devices. We partner with our customers to develop and implement innovative systems of care supported with our telehealth technology," said Randall Moore, M.D., M.B.A., chairman and chief executive officer, American TeleCare (ATI). "Jan has a distinguished career with wide-ranging and in-depth experience in nursing, nursing management, clinic administration and health services design. She has held leadership positions with senior-level responsibility for health promotion, disease management and telehealth programs. She has the experience and capabilities to establish and build relationships with ATI customers."
"I am passionate about redesigning health systems to improve patient care," said Wuorenma. "In ATI I found a company with the vision and dedication, leadership and reputation, and technology and expertise to make it happen. We are partnering with leading healthcare organizations to take new operational models of patient care forward to successful implementation with real results."
Before joining ATI, Wuorenma was the director of sales and managed care business development for Honeywell HomMed, a telemonitoring manufacturer and division of Honeywell International. She has also served as vice president, health services at Evercare, a division of UnitedHeath Group that coordinates healthcare services for people who have long-term or advanced illnesses, are older or have disabilities. Wuorenma's 22 years with HealthPartners, an integrated care delivery system in Minnesota, culminated with her leadership positions as director of health promotion program development and delivery, HealthPartners Center for Health Promotion and senior director, disease management and medical management integration.
Wuorenma has delivered presentations at numerous healthcare conferences since 1993, and she has contributed to articles published in journals such as the Archives of Internal Medicine and the New England Journal of Medicine. She currently serves on the editorial board of Telehealth World.
Wuorenma holds a bachelor's of nursing degree from Viterbo College, LaCrosse, Wisc. She earned a master's of business administration, with a concentration in healthcare administration, at the University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, Minn.
About American TeleCare
Founded in 1993, American TeleCare (ATI) is the pioneer of intelligent monitoring and video-based telehealth technology. With proven experience in clinical process re-engineering, ATI works with leading healthcare organizations to put their patients at the center of care teams and supports them with best-in-class solutions. ATI systems connect continuous healing relationships and deliver essential information for clinical and self care. Ongoing monitoring and constant care of patients at home keeps them connected to clinical expertise and prevents acute events. The results: 100-200 percent increases in provider productivity and 65-95 percent reductions in emergency room and inpatient costs -- achieved as care teams help physicians watch over, improve and maintain their patients' health. For more information, visit http://www.americantelecare.com. Then call 800-323-6667.