SOURCE: Interbit Data

Interbit Data

November 10, 2010 10:00 ET

Interbit Data Promotes Top Managers to Executive Positions

Provider of Healthcare Data Interoperability Software Positions Itself for Growth, Appoints Veteran Team Members to Key Roles

NATICK, MA--(Marketwire - November 10, 2010) - Interbit Data, a leading provider of software and services connecting people and information for more efficient healthcare, today announced it has promoted three top management team members to key executive positions:

  • Edward Norton, a veteran of software sales and services in the healthcare industry, has been promoted from vice president of sales to senior vice president and chief operating officer (COO);
  • Oscar Beninati, a proven sales leader in multiple industries, has been promoted from director of sales to vice president of sales and marketing; and
  • Brian Main, a specialist in the development of software solutions for healthcare facilities, has been named vice president of technology.

All three executives have extensive experience working with hospitals and other healthcare organizations as a result of backgrounds with healthcare information systems (HCIS) providers, including MEDITECH. Working with the rest of the Interbit Data leadership team, they will be instrumental in taking the Inc. 5000 company to its next stage of growth.

As senior vice president and COO, Mr. Norton will oversee sales, marketing, product implementation and customer support, helping to lead the company through its next phase of growth as it expands its sales channels and customer service organization. He possesses over 30 years experience in all aspects of sales and management and a proven track record in team building, leadership and motivation.

Mr. Beninati will lead Interbit Data's sales managers and customer account team in bringing the company's information distribution, business continuance and workforce scheduling solutions to new markets in North America and Europe. He is a 20-year sales veteran with experience managing all aspects of enterprise-wide software sales and services to complex organizations, primarily in healthcare.

In his role as vice president of technology, Mr. Main will direct product development and implementation, particularly the introduction of features and upgrades that will further enable hospitals and other healthcare providers to save time and secure data as they distribute patient information and records across their organizations. Prior to joining Interbit Data in 2005, he spent several years as a programmer at MEDITECH, where he was responsible for creating, troubleshooting and supporting new and existing interfaces and applications.

"We have fulfilled our strategy to assemble a seasoned team of sales, operations, marketing and technology leaders who are dedicated to delivering solutions that help healthcare organizations save time, cut costs, and reduce paper usage," said Arthur Young, president of Interbit Data. "With our wide-ranging business expertise rooted in healthcare technology, we have brought automated products that enable hospitals and physicians' groups to access critical patient information whenever or wherever needed."

About Interbit Data
Founded in 1997 and named to the 2009 and 2010 Inc. 5000 list of America's fastest-growing companies, Interbit Data helps healthcare organizations deliver better, more consistent patient care with secure, reliable and cost-effective software solutions that improve operational efficiency. The company's information distribution products deliver information securely over the Internet in multiple formats, such as fax, print, email, encrypted file or HL7 message format, and integrate it easily into physicians' practice EMRs. Interbit Data's business continuance products give healthcare providers continuous access to patient data in the event of a network or system outage. Interbit Data products are used by more than 650 MEDITECH® customers worldwide. For more information about Interbit Data and its NetSolutions products, visit the company Website at www.interbitdata.com.

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