SYS-CON MEDIA Authors: Charles Jolley, Trevor Parsons, David H Deans, Aria Blog, Liz McMillan

News Feed Item

M*Modal Announces New Board

Establishes Interim Executive Committee to Replace Departing CEO

FRANKLIN, TN -- (Marketwired) -- 08/14/14 -- M*Modal, a leading provider of clinical documentation and Speech Understanding™ solutions, today announced its new Board of Directors, appointed upon the completion of the company's financial restructuring and emergence from Chapter 11 on July 31. The company also announced the formation of an Interim Executive Committee to oversee the day-to-day operations of M*Modal and direct the go-forward strategy. This change reflects the decision by CEO Duncan James to leave the company, effective August 22.

The new Board members include:

  • Michael O'Boyle, former President and CEO of Parallon Business Solutions and former Chief Operating Officer of Cleveland Clinic
  • William Allen, Chairman of the Board of Managers for Werner International
  • Eugene Davis, Chairman and CEO of PIRINATE Consulting Group and member of multiple Boards
  • Jeffrey Goldberg, Chair of the Board of Physiotherapy Associates and co-Chair of the Board of Angiotech/Surgical Specialties Corporation

The Interim Executive Committee includes Jeffrey Goldberg, Chair of the Board at M*Modal and Board member Michael O'Boyle. Members of M*Modal's senior executive team will report into this office, which will be in place while the company searches for a permanent CEO with the assistance of a leading executive search firm.

"I am very proud of M*Modal's accomplishments," said Mr. James. "The company emerged from the restructuring process with a strong financial foundation and poised to extend its leadership position in clinical documentation and Speech Understanding."

"The Board appreciates Duncan's contributions and his leadership during the company's recent successful financial restructuring process," said Mr. Goldberg. "Establishing an Interim Executive Committee will allow the Board to work directly with M*Modal's strong management team while we pursue a successor CEO. Looking ahead, we will be identifying opportunities to grow while working with the executive team to ensure M*Modal remains focused on meeting the needs of our core customers."

Michael O'Boyle has over 25 years of experience providing leadership to some of the top health care companies in the U.S. He is the former President and CEO of Parallon Business Solutions, an HCA Holdings company, which delivers consulting and business process outsourcing services to hospitals and other care facilities. Prior positions include serving as President of United Health Networks, the network services company of UnitedHealthcare, as well as leading the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic as its Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. O'Boyle is currently a member for The Greenspring Fund Board, Pinstripe Holdings Advisory Board, Valence Health Advisory Board, and holds several Board and Council positions at St. Catherine University.

William Allen has extensive leadership and Board-level experience at a number of multinational companies. He is currently Chairman of the Board of Managers for Werner International, having served as President and CEO of Werner's U.S. operations. Mr. Allen is also a Board member of United Subcontractors Inc., and has held Board positions at Constar, Ames Taping Tools, Oriental Trading Company and others.

Eugene Davis brings decades of experience in the areas of strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, finance, accounting, capital structures and Board practices. He is Chairman and CEO of PIRINATE Consulting Group, which specializes in turnaround management and strategic planning advisory services. Since forming PIRINATE in 1997, Mr. Davis has advised and managed a number of businesses operating in such diverse sectors as telecommunications, automotive, medical, energy and financial services. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for U.S. Concrete, Inc., Harbinger Group, Inc., Spectrum Brands, Inc. and WMI Holdings Corp.

Jeffrey Goldberg has spent much of his career providing executive leadership and legal counsel to companies in health care services and medical technology, including IncuMed, Advanced Bionics, Orthopedic Hospital, and the Doheny Eye Institute. Current Board positions include Physiotherapy Associates (Chair) and Angiotech Pharmaceuticals/Surgical Specialties (co-Chair).

About M*Modal
M*Modal is a leading healthcare technology provider of advanced clinical documentation solutions, enabling hospitals and physicians to enrich the content of patient electronic health records (EHR) for improved healthcare and comprehensive billing integrity. As one of the largest clinical transcription service providers in the U.S., with a global network of medical editors, M*Modal also provides advanced cloud-based Speech Understanding™ technology and data analytics that enable physicians and clinicians to include the context of their patient narratives into electronic health records in a single step, further enhancing their productivity and the cost-saving efficiency and quality of patient care at the point of care. For more information, please visit www.mmodal.com, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

Media Contacts:
Glen Haley
M*Modal
Email Contact
919-867-3511

Victoria Khamsombath
SHIFT Communications
Email Contact
617.779.1859

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
In high-production environments where release cycles are measured in hours or minutes — not days or weeks — there's little room for mistakes and no room for confusion. Everyone has to understand what's happening, in real time, and have the means to do whatever is necessary to keep applications up and running optimally. DevOps is a high-stakes world, but done well, it delivers the agility and performance to significantly impact business competitiveness.
SYS-CON Media announced today that Sematext launched a popular blog feed on DevOps Journal with over 6,000 story reads over the weekend. DevOps Journal is focused on this critical enterprise IT topic in the world of cloud computing. DevOps Journal brings valuable information to DevOps professionals who are transforming the way enterprise IT is done. Sematext is a globally distributed organization that builds innovative Cloud and On Premises solutions for performance monitoring, alerting an...
ScriptRock makes GuardRail, a DevOps-ready platform for configuration monitoring. Realizing we were spending way too much time digging up, cataloguing, and tracking machine configurations, we began writing our own scripts and tools to handle what is normally an enormous chore. Then we took the concept a step further, giving it a beautiful interface and making it simple enough for our bosses to understand. We named it GuardRail after its function - to allow businesses to move fast and stay sa...
The major cloud platforms defy a simple, side-by-side analysis. Each of the major IaaS public-cloud platforms offers their own unique strengths and functionality. Options for on-site private cloud are diverse as well, and must be designed and deployed while taking existing legacy architecture and infrastructure into account. Then the reality is that most enterprises are embarking on a hybrid cloud strategy and programs. In this Power Panel at 15th Cloud Expo (http://www.CloudComputingExpo.com...
Verizon Enterprise Solutions is simplifying the cloud-purchasing experience for its clients, with the launch of Verizon Cloud Marketplace, a key foundational component of the company's robust ecosystem of enterprise-class technologies. The online storefront will initially feature pre-built cloud-based services from AppDynamics, Hitachi Data Systems, Juniper Networks, PfSense and Tervela. Available globally to enterprises using Verizon Cloud, Verizon Cloud Marketplace provides a one-stop shop fo...
Leysin American School is an exclusive, private boarding school located in Leysin, Switzerland. Leysin selected an OpenStack-powered, private cloud as a service to manage multiple applications and provide development environments for students across the institution. Seeking to meet rigid data sovereignty and data integrity requirements while offering flexible, on-demand cloud resources to users, Leysin identified OpenStack as the clear choice to round out the school's cloud strategy. Additional...
SYS-CON Events announced today that IDenticard will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. IDenticard™ is the security division of Brady Corp (NYSE: BRC), a $1.5 billion manufacturer of identification products. We have small-company values with the strength and stability of a major corporation. IDenticard offers local sales, support and service to our customers across the United States and Canada...
SYS-CON Media announced today that Aruna Ravichandran, VP of Marketing, Application Performance Management and DevOps at CA Technologies, has joined DevOps Journal’s authors. DevOps Journal is focused on this critical enterprise IT topic in the world of cloud computing. DevOps Journal brings valuable information to DevOps professionals who are transforming the way enterprise IT is done. Aruna's inaugural article "Four Essential Cultural Hacks for DevOps Newbies" discusses how to demonstrate the...
The move in recent years to cloud computing services and architectures has added significant pace to the application development and deployment environment. When enterprise IT can spin up large computing instances in just minutes, developers can also design and deploy in small time frames that were unimaginable a few years ago. The consequent move toward lean, agile, and fast development leads to the need for the development and operations sides to work very closely together. Thus, DevOps become...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Windstream, a leading provider of advanced network and cloud communications, has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9–11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN), a FORTUNE 500 and S&P 500 company, is a leading provider of advanced network communications, including cloud computing and managed services, to businesses nationwide. The company also offers broadband, p...
SYS-CON Events announced today that AIC, a leading provider of OEM/ODM server and storage solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. AIC is a leading provider of both standard OTS, off-the-shelf, and OEM/ODM server and storage solutions. With expert in-house design capabilities, validation, manufacturing and production, AIC's broad selection of products are highly flexible and are conf...

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it is bringing a greater level of control, security and flexibility to cloud-based application development and delivery with a single-tenant version of Bluemix, IBM's

The BPM world is going through some evolution or changes where traditional business process management solutions really have nowhere to go in terms of development of the road map. In this demo at 15th Cloud Expo, Kyle Hansen, Director of Professional Services at AgilePoint, shows AgilePoint’s unique approach to dealing with this market circumstance by developing a rapid application composition or development framework.
SYS-CON Events announced today Isomorphic Software, the global leader in high-end, web-based business applications, will exhibit at SYS-CON's DevOps Summit 2015 New York, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Isomorphic Software is the global leader in high-end, web-based business applications. We develop, market, and support the SmartClient & Smart GWT HTML5/Ajax platform, combining the productivity and performance of traditional desktop software ...
"BSQUARE is in the business of selling software solutions for smart connected devices. It's obvious that IoT has moved from being a technology to being a fundamental part of business, and in the last 18 months people have said let's figure out how to do it and let's put some focus on it, " explained Dave Wagstaff, VP & Chief Architect, at BSQUARE Corporation, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Nov 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.