Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 03, 2014
Burwood Group today announced that Tim Needham has been named Executive Director of Healthcare Solutions for Burwood’s Healthcare Consulting practice. Needham will lead business development efforts to expand Burwood’s existing solutions and commercialize new innovative capabilities, most notably Clinical Collaboration and Communication to drive patient outcomes and healthcare transformation.
“We are thrilled to welcome Tim, a proven industry executive, to further cement our leadership position in clinical technology consulting,” said Burwood Group President Jim Hart. “Burwood is uniquely positioned to advise health systems that need to produce defined business and clinical outcomes through technology investment. Tim’s strategy experience will accelerate our industry leadership position in technical and clinical consulting to improve outcomes for our clients.”
Needham joins Burwood Group with more than 15 years of healthcare technology experience, having led multiple organizations through early stage and high-growth phases. Tim was previously with Rubbermaid Healthcare, where he led the sales and business development functions from business inception to market leadership in the point-of-care technology segment. Most recently, Tim was with Burwood Group partner PatientSafe Solutions, where he drove sales and commercialization efforts for the company’s clinical communication suite.
Burwood Group Chief Nurse Executive Kathleen Harmon, said, “Tim’s addition is a key next step in our connected care vision to help provide clinicians with access to necessary information at the point of care so that they may efficiently and effectively address patient needs.”
“Burwood is aligned to play a key national role in the rapidly evolving clinical collaboration and communications segment,” commented Needham. “Our connected care strategy for matching best-of-breed technology partners to deliver a successful end-to-end communication solution is desperately needed by both frontline caregivers and provider information technology organizations.”