Industry Veterans Launch Healthbox Technologies »
NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A team of industry veterans today announced the launch of Healthbox Technologies, which will provide custom software, data storage, analytics and professional services solutions to healthcare organizations.
“The convergence of healthcare reform, reimbursement pressures and changes in technology are creating an increasingly difficult operating environment for healthcare organizations,” said Hal Andrews, chairman of the Board of Directors for Healthbox. “Every enterprise is facing growing technological demands and needs an array of solutions, including systems integration, training, mobile applications and more efficient infrastructure. Healthbox will deliver tailored solutions to meet these needs by combining healthcare industry expertise with talented developers and engineers.”
About the Company
Healthbox Technologies will operate the following divisions:
Custom development projects and staffing for hospitals, start-up healthcare companies and surgery centers;
Healthcare “cloud”, which will offer hospitals and healthcare companies a secure way to house data on a remote, fully-managed system;
Training and support to help clients understand the latest advancements in software development and get the most out of agile methodologies; and
Healthcare analytics to help clients prepare for looming changes in reimbursement and reporting requirements using public and private sources of data.
About the Team
Ron Styers will serve as President of Healthbox Technologies, where he will be responsible for collaborating with providers, payers and other healthcare companies in understanding and solving each customer’s unique needs.
“I am thrilled to have this opportunity to bring together skilled developers with a deep understanding of the healthcare industry and the workflows and data needs that are reflective of today’s evolving healthcare industry,” said Styers.
Styers has more than 35 years of experience in designing technology solutions and managing software development companies, and he was most recently with Peak10, where he consulted on cloud hosting solutions. Prior to Peak10, he founded Cottonwood Technologies, an application and technology solutions company that sold to Web Health Ventures in 2000. Ron is on the Board of Directors for the Nashville Technology Council; is involved with the Nashville Chamber of Commerce Roundtables; and is active with MetaMentors as a counselor helping launch start-up companies.
In addition to Styers, Healthbox is also led by Andrews, who will serve as chairman of the Board. Andrews is a healthcare entrepreneur with more than 15 years of experience in the industry. Currently, he serves as co-founder of Mainland Morgan & Co., LLC, a holding company with interests in healthcare, information technology and real estate. Andrews also provides strategic advisory services to a variety of companies in the healthcare technology and services industries, serving on multiple boards.
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By Tim Spagnola
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