DocsInk Names Industry Expert, Joe Purnell, Chief Growth Officer

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Purnell to oversee all facets of companies growth - Business Development / Strategic Partnerships & Marketing

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DocsInk's growth is poised to be very explosive and viral and I am pleased to be part of it.

DocsInk, LLC, an award winning and leading provider of cloud-based services and mobile applications for medical professionals and health systems, today announced the appointment of Joe Purnell to the position of Chief Growth Officer (CGO), effective immediately.

With a background in growing businesses for over 26 years, all in healthcare, Purnell has played a critical role in creating healthcare disruption through innovative revolutionary technologies, process reengineering and energizing a culture that focuses on solving problems in the healthcare system. Previous to DocsInk, Purnell was significantly involved in the growth of companies such as athenahealth, Healthcare Advisors, NextGen Healthcare and the merger and growth of Vitera Healthcare and Greenway Health. He has been responsible in over 3.5 billion dollars of equity owner pre tax profits and has been directly involved in over $945 million dollars in sales transactions.

As CGO, Purnell will be directly responsible for evangelizing DocsInk’s proven formula for improved communication, revenue, and health outcomes across the continuum. He will also lead the teams associated with all business development and strategic partnership efforts, to further extend the company’s expanding reach across the nation’s healthcare communities. Purnell will report directly to CEO, Julie Thomas.

“Mr. Purnell’s extensive background and years of success have garnered him an unparalleled level of respect throughout the industry,” stated Thomas. “His granular understanding of the challenges facing medical providers, health systems and our patient population as a whole, coupled with his passion to overcome those barriers, make him an invaluable part of the DocsInk Team. I am confident Joe will be highly successful in this new role.”

Thomas continued, “Mr. Purnell has a deep respect for our unique opportunity to affect wide-spread change; all while giving physicians precious time back every day. We are thrilled to add Joe to our DocsInk Team, and look forward to his valuable contributions.”

Purnell recalled his initial introduction to DocsInk stating, "Sometime back I became familiar with DocsInk and immediately became a huge fan. The ability of the company to remain 18 months ahead of the industry in technology while achieving complete ease of use has always impressed me.” Purnell added, “Now as a company with the most mature solution in the industry, I am incredibly excited to steer DocsInk’s growth into the future. Julie’s passion for the business is infectious and one of my goals is to make sure the DocsInk culture and vision will thrive exponentially. DocsInk’s growth is poised to be very explosive and viral and I am pleased to be a part of it."

About DocsInk
DocsInk’s mobile application is available for download in iTunes and Google Play. Designed for use by medical providers who render patient care in hospitals, ambulatory facilities, multiple outpatient offices, skilled nursing facilities, ACO’s, and home health agencies, DocsInk addresses the financial, communication and ease of use needs of medical professionals with the following integrated functionality: mobile charge capture, secure texting and messaging, integrated on-call calendar, referral/consult management, automated admission and discharge notifications, sharing of clinical data and images, transitional care/patient discharge dashboards, billing dashboards, and reporting and data analytics. To learn more about DocsInk, contact Tracey King at 888-577-7409 or visit

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