BETHESDA, MD--(Marketwired - Mar 18, 2014) - GetWellNetwork(R), Inc., the leader in Interactive Patient Care™ (IPC) solutions, today announced the appointment of Bart Witteveen as the company's new chief financial officer. In this role, Witteveen will be responsible for GetWellNetwork's financial operations, including accounting, financial analysis and reporting, procurement and budgeting.
"Our 2013 performance results reflect continued interest in and demand for cross-continuum patient engagement, and Bart's proven, diverse track record of financial leadership will help us manage our growth and support our expanded client community," said Michael O'Neil, founder and CEO of GetWellNetwork. "We are excited to welcome Bart to our team."
Prior to joining GetWellNetwork, Witteveen served as chief financial officer at Matrix Medical Network, a national leader in prospective medical assessment services for Medicare Advantage plan members. He brings over 20 years of diverse executive leadership experience in health care, financial services, government services and materials to the company.
"I am excited to be a part of the excellent team at GetWellNetwork that is committed to supporting our client community in achieving impressive outcomes and performance results through Interactive Patient Care," said Witteveen. "I look forward to managing and maintaining the company's financial strength and exceptional growth in order to help our clients provide world-class patient care."
Witteveen joins an executive team of industry leaders at GetWellNetwork. In July 2013, David Bennett joined the company as chief operating officer from his position as executive vice president at Krames StayWell, the largest patient education company in the U.S. Former Principal Deputy Director of the Office of the National Coordinator on Health Information Technology (ONC) David Muntz became chief information officer in October 2013. Former Executive Director of the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Karen Drenkard, Ph.D., RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, was named chief clinical/nursing officer in January 2014 to lead GetWellNetwork's evidence-based clinical research efforts. And for more than a decade, Chief Outcomes Officer David Wright has worked closely with the GetWellNetwork client community to integrate IPC as a care delivery model and measure its impact on outcomes.
GetWellNetwork(R), Inc. provides patient engagement solutions that help health care providers engage, educate and empower patients along the care continuum. Our patient-centered platform, delivered across multiple technology platforms including mobile devices, computers and televisions, enables providers to implement a revolutionary care delivery model called Interactive Patient Care™ to improve performance and patient outcomes. The company further extends the value of existing IT investments by integrating seamlessly with electronic medical record and patient portal applications.
GetWellNetwork is recognized by KLAS(R) as the leader in the Interactive Patient Systems category and exclusively endorsed by the American Hospital Association. Learn more at www.GetWellNetwork.com.