SOURCE: GetWellNetwork


February 09, 2010 09:45 ET

GetWellNetwork Appoints Tony Cook as Vice President of Marketing

GetWellNetwork Bolsters Executive Team to Communicate Patient-Centered Solutions as Key to Patient Outcomes and Performance Improvements

BETHESDA, MD--(Marketwire - February 9, 2010) - GetWellNetwork, Inc., the leader in interactive patient care solutions, today announced that Tony Cook, a veteran high-tech marketing executive, has joined the company to lead marketing efforts that will help hospitals leverage GetWellNetwork's solutions to achieve important health care priorities such as patient satisfaction and engagement.

"In today's economic climate, hospitals need flexible solutions that will help them provide superior patient care -- both clinically and administratively -- which is why we are thrilled to have Tony on board to communicate the value of our patient care solutions," said Michele Perry, COO, GetWellNetwork, Inc. "Our hospital clients regularly raise their HCAHPS scores and are well positioned to respond to the proposed meaningful use guidelines in the outcomes category of patient and family engagement."

"GetWellNetwork's mission of helping hospitals serve their patients better and elevating the role of patients in health care is exactly the right approach in improving health outcomes," said Tony Cook, vice president of marketing, GetWellNetwork, Inc. "GetWellNetwork has an unbeatable record of helping hospitals improve their patient engagement initiatives. It's an exciting time for me to return to health care technology and to join this fast growing company."

Mr. Cook was most recently the vice president of Americas Marketing at Tandberg where he was responsible for driving brand awareness and demand for sales and channel partners. He helped drive sales through innovative marketing programs resulting in 20% revenue growth for the Americas division during his tenure. Mr. Cook also held executive marketing positions at Unisys Federal, Digital Paper, Metavante and Quadramed. While at Software AG he played a key role in the company's IPO on the NYSE.

Mr. Cook holds a B.S. in Marketing from The Ohio State University.

About GetWellNetwork

GetWellNetwork, Inc. uses the bedside TV to entertain, educate and empower hospital patients and caregivers to be more actively engaged in their care. This patient-centered approach improves both satisfaction and outcomes for patients and hospitals. GetWellNetwork is the leader in interactive patient care solutions and exclusively endorsed by the American Hospital Association. More information about GetWellNetwork can be found at

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