Franklin, TN (PRWEB) May 15, 2012
Barton Cunningham, 49, has been appointed by the board of directors of Tempus Healthcare as President of the remote patient monitoring company. Mr. Cunningham is a respected business leader with 28 years of relative industry experience and expertise in healthcare and managed care services. Mr. Cunningham was inspired by the ever-changing healthcare technology present and displayed innovation by founding Tempus Healthcare. Mr. Cunningham has a global reputation for his organizational and leadership skills and his ability to build successful organizations that deliver on their commitments.
Mr. Cunningham met with the president of Honeywell’s HomMed division, Terry Duesterhoeft, to shepherd the transformation of the remote patient monitoring service platform for the next decade. Tempus Healthcare caters customized outcome data reports for patients of healthcare providers, insurers, hospitals or primary care physicians. Mr. Cunningham stated, “I am more than confident that this is the right path for our companies.” It has been Mr. Cunningham and Mr. Duesterhoeft’s continued unwillingness to sacrifice long-term value for short-term gain, which has made Tempus Healthcare the innovative company that exists today. Mr. Cunningham continued, “Tempus Healthcare has been well received. We are very excited about our partnership with Honeywell HomMed. Honeywell has earned the reputation of focusing on the customer and delivering innovative remote patient monitoring devices. We intend to build on this heritage and to expand Tempus Healthcare’s leadership position.”
Mr. Cunningham commented, “With any company that has grown as fast as we have, there has been inevitable growing pains. We have learned from those challenges and will become an even stronger company as a result. Tempus Healthcare will continue to focus on both short-term and long-term growth, strategic planning, and a customer and market-based service approach. We have created a team of professional business and clinical experts to deliver a flawless execution of our services.”
Prior to today’s announcement, Mr. Cunningham was the Chief Executive Officer with Windsor Home Care Network. He held a key leadership role in the creation of expanding the provider network and product development structure throughout the United States. He arrived at Windsor Home Care Network in May 2007 from the nationally recognized management and operations of outpatient surgery centers AmSurg Corporation. He joined AmSurg in 2004 and in this role he was successful at identifying strategies for top line growth and revenue in the managed care contracting industry. Prior to AmSurg, Mr. Cunningham was an executive with the rehabilitation provider HealthSouth Corporation. He held several leadership roles in his eight-year tenure with this rehabilitation company. Subsequent to HealthSouth, Mr. Cunningham rose through the ranks of sales and management positions as Vice President of various business divisions in the home health field.
Tempus Healthcare is a pioneering health services company focusing on the electronic monitoring and management of patients with chronic disease states of Congestive Heart Failure, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder and Diabetes. Today, Tempus Healthcare services are used by thousands of patients and families around the world. Tempus Healthcare is dedicated to reducing the overall cost of healthcare and improving the quality of a patient’s life. For more information go to http://www.tempushealthcare.com or contact C. Cooke at 615-503-0350.