SANTA BARBARA, Calif.--()--InTouch Health, the leader in acute care telemedicine, announced today that John Glaser, Ph.D. has been elected to its Board of Directors.
“I look forward to working with the InTouch Board and management team as the company continues to grow its market leadership position and advance its industry-leading, FDA-cleared solutions for the healthcare informatics and telemedicine markets.”
Dr. Glaser has extensive experience with hospital administration and healthcare information technology. He currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of the Health Services Business Unit of Siemens Healthcare, where he is responsible for heading Siemens’ global healthcare IT business. Prior to joining Siemens, Dr. Glaser was Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Partners HealthCare, Inc. as well as Vice President, Information Systems at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Yulun Wang, Ph.D., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of InTouch Health, said, “I am very pleased to have Dr. Glaser’s direct involvement with InTouch Health. As a proven leader in the global healthcare marketplace John brings a wealth of experience in healthcare IT, product development, strategy and financial performance. We welcome his perspective and contributions as an independent member of our Board of Directors.”
Dr. Glaser commented, “I look forward to working with the InTouch Board and management team as the company continues to grow its market leadership position and advance its industry-leading, FDA-cleared solutions for the healthcare informatics and telemedicine markets.”
About InTouch Health
InTouch Health is a privately held company that has led the development of FDA-cleared, remote presence telemedicine solutions for high-acuity applications such as TeleStroke and TeleICU Management where doctors are required to take immediate clinical action. A fully integrated, end-to-end solution, the InTouch® Telemedicine System encompasses the Company’s SureConnect® cloud-based infrastructure, clinical applications and data management, as well as industry-leading 24/7 technical support and clinical consulting services. By removing critical time and distance barriers, the InTouch Telemedicine System enables physicians to reliably and securely perform real-time consults with hospital patients through a host of purpose-built telemedicine devices. More than 600 hospital locations on six continents are enrolled in the InTouch Health remote presence network for delivering expert, high-acuity care, and InTouch Health supports telemedicine networks at 13 of the nation’s top 40 hospitals ranked by U.S. News as “Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery.”