MDI Achieve

July 13, 2012 11:13 ET

MDI Achieve Announces New President John Damgaard

Healthcare Technology Veteran to Lead Acceleration of Company Growth in the U.S.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwire - Jul 13, 2012) - MDI Achieve (, the leading provider of software to the eldercare industry, announced today the appointment of John Damgaard, a seasoned executive with an exceptional record in healthcare technology solutions, to the position of president, effective September 10, 2012. Damgaard will be responsible for directing the strategic operations of MDI Achieve, allowing CEO Marc Brunet to focus on Logibec's Canadian expansion initiatives. Damgaard's appointment reinforces MDI Achieve's commitment to providing innovative software solutions to the eldercare continuum.

"We are pleased to add an executive of John's caliber to our leadership team," said Marc Brunet, Chief Executive Officer. "Our decision to make the role of president a stand-alone one will enable us to increase the velocity and strength of our business. In his new role, John will guide MDI Achieve toward maintaining its position as the premier long-term care EHR leader with innovative technology and client-focused development," he added.

"Technology will continue to play a vital role in solving long-term care industry challenges as the healthcare landscape becomes more complex. John's comprehensive background in various areas, including client services, healthcare software solutions development, interoperability, sales, and marketing will serve us well in this new role and add significant value for our clients and partners," Brunet continued.

Damgaard, based in Minneapolis, will also oversee MDI Achieve's offices and teams in St. Louis and Dallas with his U.S. management team including Dennis Jakubowicz (Senior Vice President of Sales) and Kevin Whitehurst (Vice President of Client Services). He will report directly to Marc Brunet.

Most recently, Damgaard served as the Chief Operating Officer at Mediware Information Systems Inc. Prior to Mediware, Damgaard held business management and technical positions with CGN and Associates, Maytag Corporation and IBM. Damgaard earned an MBA from Bradley University and a Bachelor of Arts of Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Northern Iowa.

About MDI Achieve
MDI Achieve's mission is leveraging technology to improve quality of life in the eldercare continuum. As the leading provider of software to the eldercare community, MDI Achieve achieves this mission with its broad product suite. Matrix helps eldercare providers achieve the best quality of care and optimize reimbursements through innovative technology and passionate expertise. MDI Achieve's REPS Leads is the industry's leading software solution for lead management, marketing, inquiry and referral source tracking and the company's Business Intelligence solutions provide easy-to-use tools to help executive personnel manage their organizations more effectively. For more information, visit or call toll-free at 866-469-3766.

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