Former ONC Deputy Director, Jacob Reider MD, Joins Uniphy Health National Board of Advisors

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Physician and expert in health information technology policy, innovation and strategy will actively improve Uniphy Health’s disruptive communication and collaboration platform.

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Dr. Reider’s input will speed Uniphy’s trajectory to improving patient care, patient experience, and clinician efficiency through better communication and collaboration – particularly in organizations transitioning to value based care environments.

Uniphy Health today announced that Jacob Reider has been named to Uniphy Health’s National Board of Advisors. Dr. Reider is former Deputy National Coordinator and Chief Medical Officer of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), an operating division of the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

Dr. Reider is a physician and expert in health information technology policy, innovation and strategy. Prior to his role at ONC, Dr. Reider was CMIO of Allscripts, Medical Director of Clinical Systems at CapitalCare Medical Group and Associate Dean of Biomedical Informatics at Albany Medical College. Reider currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Kyron, a health analytics startup in Palo Alto, CA. Throughout his career, Dr. Reider has been an advocate for enhanced usability and safety of clinical tools and systems, and the use of technology in improving the quality, efficiency, and cost of health care.

Dr. Reider complements an esteemed group of Uniphy Health Advisory Board members that are shaping the firm. Fellow advisor Mike Raymer commented, "Jacob is a nationally known physician with a unique blend of skills developed via leadership roles in commercial software organizations, HHS, and as a practicing physician. Dr. Reider’s role as an advisor will build on his natural passions to further improve the clinician experience for the Uniphy product suite."

“Throughout his career, Dr. Reider has been a champion of improved clinical usability,” said Chuck French, CEO & Co-Founder of Uniphy Health. “Dr. Reider’s input will speed Uniphy’s trajectory to improving patient care, patient experience, and clinician efficiency through better communication and collaboration – particularly in organizations transitioning to value based care environments. We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Reider to our team of advisors.”

About Uniphy Health
Uniphy Health formed in 2013 to create and launch Uniphy, a suite of mobile technologies that promotes clinical productivity and collaboration among care providers. Uniphy engages users across the healthcare landscape simplifying communication and collaboration among organizations with multiple facilities, recently combined clinical populations, community physicians, nurses and care providers. Uniphy Health has a service agreement with Cleveland Clinic Innovations, serves as infrastructure for AVIA Health Innovation’s cohort process, and is the designated communication and collaboration vendor of choice for several CMS Practice Transformation Network applicants. For more information, visit http://www.uniphyhealth.com.

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