EMR Medical Device Connectivity Leader Nuvon Appoints Christopher Gatti as CEO
PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 1, 2012--Nuvon, Inc. ( www.nuvon.com  ), the industry-leading patient care data integration solution for Electronic Medical Records (EMR) device connectivity and interoperability, announced today the appointment of Christopher Gatti, JD, MBA, to the position of Chief Executive Officer. Stephen Spencer has also been appointed as Vice President, Sales and Marketing, with Cathleen Asch transitioning from the position of CEO to Executive Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and continuing to serve on the Nuvon Board of Directors.
“The caliber of hospitals that are selecting Nuvon as their EMR connectivity solution demonstrates our emerging industry leadership with a superior, proven solution,” noted Asch. “We chose Chris Gatti to lead Nuvon’s rapid expansion at this stage based upon his extensive healthcare industry background, his experience as an entrepreneur and business developer, and his proven track record for leading multiple growing companies to market success.” “Every hospital is facing the challenge of how to get accurate and complete data into their electronic medical records and clinical decision support systems so that they can deliver the best patient care,” said Gatti. “Nuvon has the technology and the growing market recognition that makes it the preferred partner in these initiatives, offering integration with leading EMR software vendors like Epic. I look forward to building on Nuvon’s success and bringing this solution to hospitals and partners to support their delivery of the best – not just better – patient care.” For more than 15 years, Gatti has provided executive leadership at a number of healthcare IT and analytics companies including Living Strategies, a national geriatric care management company he founded (acquired by Universal American Corporation); Work Options Group, an international dependent care company where he led a successful recapitalization and turnaround (acquired by Bright Horizons Family Solutions - a Bain Capital Company); and most recently at ColdLight Solutions, an innovative data analytics company recognized in both of the past two years as one of the 25 Fastest Growing Companies in the Philadelphia region. He holds an M.B.A. degree with specialization in Healthcare Management from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania; a J.D. degree cum laude from the Dickinson School of Law of Pennsylvania State University; and a B.S. in Economics from Villanova University.
Stephen Spencer joins the Nuvon team as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Spencer also brings extensive healthcare experience leading growing companies, especially in the medical device sector. Most recently, he founded and led Advantis Medical, the third largest U.S. designer and manufacturer of surgical and orthopedic instrument organization systems. In addition, he has held leadership positions with Carr Metal Products, a maker of metal surgical and orthopedic instruments; Searle Life Support Systems; Kontron Medical Instruments, a division of Hoffman La Roche; Bristol Myers-Squibb’s Unitek dental division; and Hamilton Industries medical systems division of American Hospital Supply. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology, chemistry and physics from Indiana University.
About Nuvon: Nuvon, Inc. is dedicated to simplifying the management of critical patient care data, to providing timely medical device data to EMRs and clinical decision support systems in order to improve decision-making and patient safety, and to enabling clinicians to focus on the care of their patients. The Nuvon System’s distributed network architecture gives caregivers access to data and devices in any location. Nuvon has an installed base of major institutions, including the Cleveland Clinic, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego and others, that recognize the value of Nuvon’s breakthrough approach and cost-effective platform for patient care data capture, integration, and availability in complex healthcare environments. Nuvon’s open architecture system provides support for all industry standards. For more information visit Nuvon’s website: www.nuvon.com .CONTACT: Scott Public Relations Joy Scott, 818-610-0270 Joy@scottpublicrelations.com  KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA PENNSYLVANIA INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY DATA MANAGEMENT HARDWARE NETWORKS SOFTWARE OTHER TECHNOLOGY HEALTH HOSPITALS OTHER HEALTH GENERAL HEALTH SOURCE: Nuvon, Inc. Copyright Business Wire 2012 PUB: 10/01/2012 08:12 AM/DISC: 10/01/2012 08:12 AM http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20121001005427/