Founding Shareholder of HealthNet and GreenDot Joins SnapMD Board of Advisors
Seasoned Executive and Entrepreneur Brings Extensive Track Record of Success
and Results to Health IT Company
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 – SnapMD, a Health IT company focused on Telemedicine and Telehealth, today announced that Brian C. Smith has joined its Board of Advisors. Smith has decades of experience leading and growing businesses in healthcare and technology. He will help guide SnapMD’s executive team through the early stages of development, contribute to market expansion plans, and advise the company on corporate development needs.
“We are honored to have Brian join our Board of Advisors because he strengthens our bench of well-established business leaders. His expertise in health care insurance, health care delivery and information technology, together with his proven experience building successful businesses, make him an ideal advisor to our firm,” said SnapMD CEO, Dave Skibinski.
Smith is currently an Executive Vice President at Verisk Health (NASDAQ: VRSK) and a founding shareholder of Health Net, Inc. (NYSE:HNT), Qmedtrix (private) and GreenDot (NASDAQ-GDOT). He brings over 30 years of healthcare services and technology experience to the SnapMD Board of Advisors, including sales team building, management of successful IPO’s, and mergers and acquisitions. Before Verisk Health, Smith was Senior Vice President of Business Development at Enclarity, a private entity backed by Bain Ventures.
“SnapMD will play a vital role in expanding access to quality care for patients. The SnapMD telemedicine platform will allow health care providers to leverage their personnel to provide accountable, efficient and cost-effective care to larger numbers of patients with the ultimate in customer convenience,” said Smith. “I look forward to contributing my experiences as a Board-member to help manage and leverage current and future opportunities, building on their early success.”
SnapMD is a Los Angeles based healthcare information technology company focused on the telemedicine market. The company provides a robust HIPAA compliant communications platform developed to enable healthcare providers to directly engage patients. The SnapMD platform furnishes secure one-on-one live video, audio and text consultations between ambulatory patients and their primary care and specialty care physicians. Using SnapMD, healthcare providers can conduct on-demand virtual consultations to reduce avoidable visits to the emergency department, schedule and conduct follow-up consultations for patients undergoing active treatment, provide remote medical services such as in-school virtual clinics, and physician-to-physician consultations. With SnapMD technology, healthcare providers have another powerful tool to help them find efficiencies in personnel utilization while continuing to deliver quality care.