|By Business Wire||
|July 23, 2013 12:30 PM EDT||
USA Mobility, Inc. (Nasdaq: USMO), a leading provider of wireless messaging, mobile voice and data and unified communications solutions, today announced the election of N. Blair Butterfield to its Board of Directors. He replaces Chris Heim, former president of the company’s Amcom Software subsidiary, who had served as a director of USA Mobility since July 2011.
Butterfield is president, North America, at Minneapolis-based VitalHealth Software, with responsibility for the company’s operations in the United States and Canada. VitalHealth, established by Mayo Clinic and the Noaber Foundation, provides the industry’s leading cloud-based ehealth application development platform with solutions for collaborative care and patient engagement, as well as government certified electronic health records for specialty practices.
A senior health IT executive and ehealth expert, Butterfield has more than 20 years of global experience in new market and business development, general management, government initiatives, sales management and strategic marketing. Prior to VitalHealth, he was vice president of ehealth international development for GE Healthcare, where he led growth initiatives in North America, Europe, the Middle East, China and the Asia Pacific region. Previously, he was president of Butterfield & Company International, a health IT executive search and consulting firm. A graduate of Yale University, he currently serves on the board of All Clear Diagnostics, LLC, and is a past board member of the Vista Software Alliance and eHealth Initiative and Foundation in Washington, D.C.
Vincent D. Kelly, president and chief executive officer of USA Mobility, stated: “We are extremely pleased to welcome Blair to our Board of Directors. He is an accomplished software industry executive and healthcare IT professional, having successfully managed a number of software enterprises. We believe his extensive experience can be applied to our operations in such market segments as health information exchange, electronic medical records, medical imaging, standard-based interoperability, and clinical informatics. Blair is also a thoughtful and knowledgeable business leader, and we look forward to benefiting from his counsel as both our wireless and software businesses continue to evolve.
“We also want to thank Chris Heim for his past service and invaluable contributions as a member of our Board over the past two years. We are most grateful for Chris’ advice and counsel and wish him well in his future endeavors.”
About USA Mobility
USA Mobility, Inc., headquartered in Springfield, Virginia, is a comprehensive provider of reliable and affordable wireless communications solutions to the healthcare, government, large enterprise and emergency response sectors through its wireless subsidiary, USA Mobility Wireless. In addition, through its software subsidiary, Amcom Software, it provides mission critical unified communications solutions nationally and internationally to leading organizations in such industries as healthcare, hospitality, education, business and government. Amcom connects people to each other and the data they need. Its software solutions include critical smartphone communications, contact center optimization, emergency management and clinical workflow improvement. As a single-source provider, USA Mobility Wireless focuses on the business-to-business marketplace and supplies wireless connectivity solutions to organizations nationwide. The Company operates the largest one-way paging and advanced two-way paging networks in the United States. USA Mobility Wireless also offers mobile voice and data services through Sprint Nextel and T-Mobile, including BlackBerry® smartphones and GPS location applications. Its product offerings include customized wireless connectivity systems for the healthcare, government and other campus environments. For further information visit www.usamobility.com and www.amcomsoftware.com.