|By Marketwired .||
|February 11, 2014 10:30 AM EST||
NAPERVILLE, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 02/11/14 -- Azuba, an emerging health information technology company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Kornhauser as the company's Chief Executive Officer.
"Scott's extensive experience in building and deploying healthcare information technology solutions makes him an exceptional fit for this role," comments Bart Carlson, founder and chairman of Azuba. "Scott has impressed us with the success of his previous ventures as well as his vision, ability to execute, and leadership skills," adds Carlson.
Kornhauser brings more than thirty years of experience in the healthcare information technology industry to Azuba. Following senior positions at Holsin Drug Company, Medi-Rx America, and HSN Health Services, Kornhauser took over as President of ComCoTec, a leading health information processing solutions company where he brought RxCLAIM, the first commercially-available pharmacy benefits management (PBM) system to market. In 2002, Scott Kornhauser founded Healthation, now known as Aldera, a leading provider of healthcare payer core administrative systems.
"I'm excited to join this leading-edge organization, with a clear and focused mission -- improving health outcomes by empowering patients and caregivers with meaningful use of their electronic medical records -- anytime, anywhere. Azuba will provide users with a free, easy, and secure way to build and use a comprehensive digital, multi-generational family health history combining medical records, claims data and personal health information with their genetic profiles. Azuba will enable payers and providers with the perfect activator for patients to manage their own health in this new age of coordinated care and emerging personalized precision medicine. Enabling consumers to liberate and activate their own lazy data -- Azuba will turn the family health history into an indispensible high value asset for generations to come," said Kornhauser.
For more information about Scott Kornhauser and the entire Azuba executive management team, please visit www.azuba.com/about-us/our-team/index.html.
Founded in 2013, Azuba is a patient-centric Mobile Health Information Network company focused on enabling the use and sharing of patients' electronic health records (eHRs). Azuba provides patients and caregivers with mobile access to their health records across healthcare providers (physicians, hospitals, pharmacies, labs, dentists, urgent care, etc.), health payers (insurers), medical/fitness devices, and HIEs (Health Information Exchanges) while allowing the patient to securely share that information with other providers and the patient's family.