SOURCE: Physicians Interactive
MARLBOROUGH, MA--(Marketwire - Jul 25, 2012) - Physicians Interactive is proud to announce the appointment of CEO and Vice Chairman Donato J. Tramuto to The Robert F. Kennedy Center of Europe's (RFK Europe) Board of Directors. RFK Europe's role is to support and build on the work of The Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, bringing human rights education and advocacy programs to schools and communities across the world. Mr. Tramuto, who is also a member of the RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights' U.S. Leadership Board, will work alongside RFK Europe Board members on a variety of strategic priorities for the organization. Mr. Tramuto was selected to join the Board for his expertise and strategic direction in global health; including his proven ability to develop and implement healthcare solutions in countries with underserved communities.
"Having known Donato for years, most recently through the Health eVillages program he established through the RFK Center, I've seen firsthand his passion and drive to raise awareness for human right issues," said Kerry Kennedy, President of the RFK Center. "His talent and experience in global healthcare will help us take the work of RFK Europe to new heights, and I'm so pleased to welcome him to the Board."
"RFK Europe works every day to make the world a more just and peaceful place and I am honored to have the opportunity to be a member on its Board of Directors," said Donato Tramuto. "Its mission is one that I'm deeply passionate about, and I look forward to taking part in the development and execution of new programs alongside such a diverse and talented group of individuals."
Mr. Tramuto has deep roots in healthcare, with more than three decades of relevant industry experience that brought him to his current role as CEO and Vice Chairman of Physicians Interactive, the leading mobile and web-based clinical resources provider for healthcare professionals. Mr. Tramuto is also the President and Co-founder of the mobile healthcare non-profit Health eVillages, a program that was founded in partnership with the RFK Center and Physicians Interactive in 2011. Health eVillages empowers clinicians to deliver safer and more efficient medical care in the most challenging clinical environments anywhere in the world, by providing the latest in mobile healthcare technology. The program also donates mobile devices such as iPods and iPads and training so clinicians can better diagnose and treat their patients. In May 2012, Mr. Tramuto was recognized by The Boston Globe as one of the twelve most innovative people in Massachusetts for 2012 for founding Health eVillages.
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About Physicians Interactive
Physicians Interactive (PI) is the leading provider of online and mobile clinical resources and solutions that help medical professionals, anytime, anywhere, provide better patient care. We use the full power of our worldwide network of Healthcare Professionals and Life Sciences Companies together in ways that will change the practice and business of medicine, for the better. PI has developed a foundation of user-generated, proprietary and public data that powers a networked suite of transactional applications, including eSampling, interactive learning programs and mobile solutions. Physicians Interactive, a division of Skyscape.com, Inc., is owned by Perseus LLC, a merchant bank and private equity fund management company. For more information about PI, visit www.physiciansinteractive.com.
About RFK Europe
The Robert F. Kennedy Foundation of Europe (RFK Europe) was created in 2005 to promote and build on the work of the RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights, with a focus on bringing human rights education and advocacy programs to European schools and communities. Through its offices in Florence, Italy, RFK Europe extends its human rights education and advocacy programs across Europe, raising awareness and igniting change. For more information on the RFK Center and RFK Europe, please visit www.rfkcenter.org.