AcuteCare Telemedicine Blog

Christine Hale, M.D. Joins Acutecare Telemedicine Advisory Board

AcuteCare Telemedicine (ACT) announces the addition of Christine Hale, M.D. as a member of the ACT Board of Advisors. The partners of ACT believe Hale’s expertise and passion for improving healthcare delivery will aid the company in effectively extending the highest level of care to its client hospitals.

Hale’s impressive medical background includes receiving her M.D. from Johns Hopkins and completing her residency in Pediatrics at Duke University Medical Center. While at Duke, she also completed an M.B.A. with a concentration on Health Sector Management at the University’s Fuqua School of Business, giving her a unique skillset in approaching hospital operational issues with a medical perspective.

Presently working with McKinsey and Company in Atlanta, GA, Hale serves hospitals and hospital systems on a variety of organizational issues with an emphasis on strategic planning. She is a resource for numerous consultant teams interested in bettering healthcare delivery across the Southeast.

“Dr. Hale shares in ACT’s zeal and commitment to helping hospital facilities deliver higher quality care to patients in the most economically and operationally efficient means,” says James Kiely, M.D., Ph.D., Partner, ACT. “We are extremely pleased to have access to Dr. Hale’s knowledge and experience as a trusted, go-to resource in measuring our approach to providing the best possible services to client hospitals.”

Daniel H. Bauer Joins AcuteCare Telemedicine Advisory Board

AcuteCare Telemedicine (ACT) announces the addition of Daniel H. Bauer as a member for the ACT Board of Advisors. Bauer’s extensive C-level experience as a CFO with a diverse portfolio of companies and status as a Certified Public Accountant will guide the business with sound advice.

Bauer, a graduate of the University of Tennessee and Emory University, is presently serving as Chief Financial Officer of CardioMEMS, a medical device company that has developed and is commercializing a proprietary wireless sensing and communication technology for the human body.

After beginning his career in public accounting at Price Waterhouse, Bauer also previously served as the Chief Financial Officer for Industriaplex, Granite City Food and Brewery (NASDAQ: GCFB), and Church’s Chicken, the largest division of AFC Enterprises (NASDAQ: AFCE), which was acquired by Arcapita.

Bauer is currently a board member of the Association for Corporate Growth and a member of the advisory board of Emerge Scholarships. He was a recipient of a Delaney Consulting 2011 excellence in Finance and Accounting Award and a finalist for the Atlanta Business Chronicle CFO of the year in 2010.

“Mr. Bauer’s track record is indicative of his knowledge and commitment to building strong businesses,” says Matthews Gwynn M.D., Partner, ACT. “We are fortunate to have the luxury of Mr. Bauer’s perspective when weighing important decisions. The scope of his experience will be invaluable to keeping AcuteCare Telemedicine on track as we continue to grow the business in 2012.”

Lewis Massey Joins AcuteCare Telemedicine Board of Advisors

AcuteCare Telemedicine (ACT) announces the addition of Lewis A. Massey as a member for the ACT Board of Advisors. Massey’s experience as a lawyer and as an executive with growth stage companies lends is invaluable to the partners at ACT and the business.

Massey, a native of Gainesville, GA, is presently a partner in Massey, Bowers & Hembree LLC, a firm specializing in public affairs counsel. He has held a number of prolific positions, including serving as CEO of Directo, Inc., a financial services management company, President and CEO of SciTrek, a science and technology center for children, Vice President of Bank South Securities, and Chief of Staff for Georgia Lt. Governor Pierre Howard.

Most notably, Massey was appointed by Georgia Governor Zell Miller as Secretary of State in 1996. During his two year tenure in this position, Massey established a strong record as an advocate for Georgia citizens, cracking down on telemarketing fraud, reducing agency spending, assisting with the collection of back child support, and implementing new customer service technologies. He did not run for reelection in 1998.

Massey has served on the Board of Directors of both the Georgia Special Olympics and Prevent Child Abuse Georgia. He currently serves on the Board of Hands on Georgia, appointed by Governor Sonny Perdue in 2005.

He has been named University of Georgia Business School Outstanding Young Alumnus, and cited as one of the 100 Most Influential Georgians by Georgia Trend Magazine.

“Mr. Massey brings an immense wealth of unique knowledge earned throughout his impressive career and his track record includes significant contribution as a key advisor to other strong initiatives,” says Keith Sanders, M.D., Partner, ACT. “The breadth of his experience will be essential to AcuteCare Telemedicine as we work towards our goals in 2012 and beyond.”