Keith Wahl brings to Perminova experience in both surgery and management of startup companies. His knowledge and energy will be important for the company as we enter a high-growth period in products, services and clients.
La Jolla, Calif. (PRWEB) February 29, 2012
Perminova, developer of web-based software for use in the nation’s leading cardiology centers, announced today that Keith Wahl, MD, has joined the Perminova Board of Advisors.
As a member of the Perminova Board of Advisors, Dr. Wahl contributes nearly 40 years as a practicing surgeon and significant experience as consultant and mentor to early- and middle-stage businesses in health-related fields.
“Keith Wahl brings to Perminova experience in both surgery and management of startup companies,” said Craig Collins, President and CEO of Perminova, Inc. “His knowledge and energy will be important for the company as we enter a high-growth period in products, services and clients.”
Dr. Wahl is founder of A-K Technology Consultants, a company that evaluates start-up and early-stage companies for business development and funding opportunities. He has been a Board of Advisors member for SinusPharma, a company that specializes in sinus care therapies. Dr. Wahl was COO of VR Neurotech LLC, a start-up company that produced a life-saving device for fatigued drivers and equipment operators. And he was founder of Advanced Data Concepts Computer Systems, an early software developer for ambulatory surgery center billing. Dr. Wahl is a medical consultant to the State of California Department of Social Services and the Medical Board of California.
Dr. Wahl has been practicing medicine since 1972. He is a Fellow at the American College of Surgeons, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American Society of Head and Neck Surgeons, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and American Academy of Liposuction Surgery. Dr. Wahl was Chief of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at Sharp Memorial Hospital in San Diego, Chief of Otolaryngology at Scripps Memorial Hospital in San Diego, and Chief of Surgery and Chief of Staff at Pioneers Memorial Hospital in Brawley. Dr. Wahl was an assistant clinical professor at UC San Diego School of Medicine, and taught at many other institutions as well.
He graduated from UCLA with a BS in pre-med and earned his MD at UC Irvine. His residencies in general surgery and otolaryngology/head and neck surgery were completed at UCLA and Stanford University.
La Jolla, Calif.-based Perminova develops and markets web-based, cloud-based software for the nation’s leading cardiology centers. The company is pioneering healthcare’s move from outdated client-server technology to modern-and-secure cloud computing. Perminova products are electronic surgical records systems for cardiology, and they’re more robust, flexible and cost-effective than anything currently on the market. Its products improve charge-capture and efficiency, while automatically producing case reports and billing reports. Perminova seamlessly integrates with existing electronic medical records systems and deploys and upgrades easily via the web. Perminova’s architecture allows integration of medical devices and customization of robust data for medical research and clinical trials. Currently, Perminova EP is used at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York and the UC San Diego Health System.