Medicalis Appoints Jonathan Darer, MD, as Chief Medical Officer

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Expert in Clinical Innovation and Quality Improvement Joins Leading Developer of Enterprise Workflow Solutions

The Medicalis application framework has a unique ability to weave the multiple clinical applications and complex requirements of today’s value driven healthcare environment

Medicalis, a leading developer of Enterprise Workflow solutions, announced the recent appointment of Jonathan Darer MD, MPH, as chief medical officer of the company. Dr. Darer is a well-known expert in clinical innovation, quality improvement and value-driven care.

“Joining the Medicalis team is a tremendously exciting and empowering experience for me,” said Dr. Darer. “Working with this incredibly talented group of engineers and the company’s expanding set of health system clients, has created a growing awareness of the tremendous possibilities for accelerating innovation and the delivery on the promise of value in American healthcare enabled by Medicalis technology.”

Medicalis delivers an enterprise-integrated platform for Integrated Delivery Networks (IDN), which automates and manages processes while increasing productivity. It also improves physician engagement and drives clinical collaboration within and beyond its imaging business. The Medicalis platform includes Imaging Workflow, Decision Support and Referral Management.

Imaging Workflow creates an IDN wide Imaging Service Line across all sites with varied PACS, EMRs and specialized workstations. It optimally manages credentialing, sub-specialization, peer review and critical results. It provides automated compliance with SLAs and enterprise business intelligence, resulting in increased productivity, quality and strategic alignment between radiology and the broader enterprise.

The evidence-based clinical Decision Support Solution, through its partnership with leading content providers, integrates with all leading EMR/CPOE systems. Its comprehensive capabilities optimizes the EMR build process and provides the most flexible, extensible and configurable platform to deliver effective decision-support on in the least obtrusive manner for ordering physicians.

“The Medicalis application framework has a unique ability to weave the multiple clinical applications and complex requirements of today’s value driven healthcare environment,” said Dr. Darer. “This helps deliver the foundation for incredibly effective and efficient clinical workflows in support of our communities’ clinical mission.”

As the former chief innovation officer and director of the Institute for Advanced Application’s Center for Clinical Innovation in the Geisinger Healthcare System, Dr. Darer led the team in closing a quarter million evidence-based gaps in care which contributed more than $25 million in improved financial performance. Prior to Geisinger, he held numerous clinical and executive positions with Kaiser Permanente.

Dr. Darer received a BA from Harvard in engineering and his MD from the University of Connecticut Medical School. He completed a residency in internal medicine at the Oregon Health Sciences University (OSHU) and has done a postdoctoral internal medicine fellowship at Johns Hopkins where he also earned an MPH. He is a widely published author throughout the United States including the New England Journal of Medicine and Journal of the American Medical Association.

“We are honored to have Dr. Darer join Medicalis,” said Oran Muduroglu, president and CEO of Medicalis. “It is rewarding that we have been able to reached a point in our company’s evolution, that we are able to attract such talented professionals who are recognized throughout the healthcare information technology community and share our passion for delivering on the promise of higher value healthcare.”

About Medicalis

Medicalis, headquartered in San Francisco, was founded in partnership with Brigham and Women’s Hospital more than ten years ago. Today the company provides enterprise workflow solutions that reduce leakage and increase productivity in the delivery of high value care for integrated delivery systems. Medicalis’ broad range of offerings empowers providers and physician groups to work collaboratively within a transparent system to efficiently improve quality and economic outcomes in healthcare delivery. The company has invested over $30M in the development of its integrated clinical workflow platform. For more information about Medicalis, please visit: http://www.medicalis.com.

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