American TeleCare's growth opportunity is of similar magnitude, and I am devoting my efforts to ATI's success.
Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) September 10, 2009
American TeleCare (ATI), Inc. announced that its board of directors has elected Allen Lenzmeier as chairman. Founded in 1993, ATI is the pioneer in the development and deployment of telehealth-supported solutions for connected care. ATI solutions establish and sustain telemedicine monitoring and care of patients, keeping them connected to clinical expertise to maintain and improve their health. Lenzmeier, who has been associated with Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) for 25 years, joined the ATI board in September 2008.
"ATI is developing partnerships with health systems to leverage physicians' clinical expertise and transform care for patients with the highest burden and complexity of disease. With our opportunities expanding and our company growing, now is the time for ATI to tap the best executive leadership experience," said Randy Moore, M.D., M.B.A., who continues to serve as chief executive officer of American TeleCare. "Al Lenzmeier has been a valuable member of our board, and his experience in growing companies is what we need today."
"I have had the good fortune to serve in leadership positions at Best Buy as we grew the company into the ranks of the Fortune 100," said Lenzmeier. "American TeleCare's growth opportunity is of similar magnitude, and I am devoting my efforts to ATI's success."
In its June 2009 issue, Entrepreneur magazine named American TeleCare, Inc. (ATI) as one of the nation's 100 companies to watch. "Companies like ATI are proving that with brainpower, determination and good timing, businesses can trump even the toughest of economic challenges," said Amy Cosper, editor-in-chief of Entrepreneur. "Those named to the 100 Companies to Watch are just that -- ones to watch -- those that could reach new heights for growth."
Allen Lenzmeier joined Best Buy Co., Inc. in 1984 and before his retirement in February 2009 served the company in various capacities, including vice president and chief financial officer, president of Best Buy Retail Stores, president and chief operating officer, and vice chairman. He is a director of Best Buy and also serves on the board of UTStarcom, Inc. (NASDAQ:UTSI). In addition, Mr. Lenzmeier is a national trustee for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and serves on its Twin Cities board in Minnesota.
ATI is exhibiting at the National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) Annual Meeting and Exposition, October 10-14, 2009, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, Calif. ATI will be located a booth #1153.
About American TeleCare
Founded in 1993, American TeleCare (ATI) is the pioneer in the development and deployment of telehealth-supported solutions for connected care. ATI solutions establish and sustain telemedicine monitoring and constant care of patients -- keeping them connected to expert clinical care to maintain and improve their health. In partnership with leading health care delivery systems, ATI organizes and supports interdisciplinary medical teams that extend clinical expertise to patients whenever and wherever it is required. ATI's partners achieve 65 to 95 percent reductions in emergency department and inpatient utilization for patients with the highest burden and complexity of disease. For more information, visit http://www.americantelecare.com. Then call 800-323-6667.