Managing the costs of caring for patients with complex, chronic conditions is a fundamental challenge in health system reform. ATI is positioned to lead the way to establish new models of telehealth-supported care that connect high-risk patients to essential clinical expertise.
Minneapolis (PRWEB) February 25, 2009
American TeleCare, Inc. (ATI) announced that Michael A. Brodeur has joined the company as its chief financial officer. ATI is the leader in the development and application of video-based telehealth solutions to advance patient care.
"Mike is a seasoned executive with more than 25 years of high-level financial management experience in the health care, medical device, biotechnology and clinical laboratory industries," said Randy Moore, M.D., M.B.A., chairman and chief executive officer, American TeleCare (ATI). "He brings ATI exceptional expertise in corporate finance, business development and the capital markets."
"With solutions that combine telecommunications technology with unmatched clinical functionality, ATI is at the forefront of the telehealth industry," said Brodeur. "Managing the costs of caring for patients with complex, chronic conditions is a fundamental challenge in health system reform. ATI is positioned to lead the way to establish new models of telehealth-supported care that connect high-risk patients to essential clinical expertise."
Immediately before joining ATI, Brodeur was the chief financial officer of Medical CV, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDCV), developer and manufacturer of laser-based surgical devices. He has also served as CFO of McKesson Medical Management (a $500 million pharmacy outsource provider to hospitals) and Meris Laboratories, Inc. (a $50 million clinical laboratory testing company). He previously held other senior financial leadership positions with EPS Solutions Corporation and WellPoint Health Networks, Inc., now WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE:WLP), which today is the nation's largest health insurer by member numbers. Brodeur was a managing partner at Prairieview CFO Partners, LLP, a CFO services firm for public and pre-IPO emerging and middle-market businesses. And as senior partner at Tatum CFO Partners, LLP, another national CFO services firm, he served as CFO of Molecular Diagnostics, Inc., now CytoCore, Inc. (OTCBB:CYTO) and Aastrom Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTM).
Brodeur is a certified public accountant who began his career at Ernst & Young. He earned a bachelor's of science degree in business administration and accountancy at California State University, Long Beach, Calif.
About American TeleCare, Inc. (ATI)
Founded in 1993, American TeleCare (ATI) is the pioneer of intelligent monitoring and video-based telehealth technology. With proven experience in clinical process re-engineering, ATI works with leading healthcare organizations to put their patients at the center of care teams and supports them with best-in-class solutions. ATI systems connect continuous healing relationships and deliver essential information for clinical and self care. Ongoing monitoring and constant care of patients at home keeps them connected to clinical expertise and may help prevent acute events. The results: 100-200 percent increases in provider productivity and 65-95 percent reductions in emergency room and inpatient costs - achieved as care teams help physicians watch over, improve and maintain their patients' health. For more information, visit http://www.americantelecare.com. Then call 800-323-6667.
NOTE: American TeleCare will exhibit at the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) Annual International Meeting & Exposition, which will be held on April 26-28, 2009 at the Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nev. American TeleCare will be at booth #300.