Equicare Health appoints new Board member
February 3, 2021
VANCOUVER – Equicare Health, Inc. has announced the appointment of Christopher Hanna (pictured), Ph.D. to the Board of Directors. He rejoins long time colleagues, Greg Peet and Len Grenier, as the fifth member of the Equicare Board. “I am pleased to welcome Chris to Equicare Health’s Board of Directors. He brings a wealth of experience in healthcare IT and cancer care to Equicare’s Board as we work to broaden our product scope by leveraging our core strengths,” said Len Grenier, CEO, Equicare Health, Inc.
“This is an exciting time as we continue to develop strategic relationships while evolving the role of care coordination as a key tool to support those with chronic diseases like cancer for millions of patients.”
Chris was a co-founder of ALI Technologies and functioned in the role of president with a focus on product and business development. After ALI, Chris joined Mayo Clinic, Department of Radiology in Rochester, Minnesota where he helped design and develop one of the first enterprise-scale medical image archives. The archive technology was spun out of Mayo Clinic Ventures to form a start-up company, TeraMedica, which was subsequently acquired by Fujifilm. Chris is currently a co-founder and the CEO of another Mayo Radiology start-up, FlowSIGMA, which is commercializing intelligent process automation software for medical imaging departments.
FlowSIGMA integrates artificial intelligence algorithms into daily clinical workflows. Chris holds BSc, MSc and PhD degrees in Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacology and has over 25 years of leadership experience in healthcare information technology and data science companies.
“I look forward to being an active member of the Equicare Board,” said Chris Hanna. “The company’s chronic disease management technology, telehealth capabilities and patient engagement portal are well positioned to help Global Providers and Payers deliver high quality remote care during and after the pandemic.”
About Equicare Health
Equicare Health is the a leading provider of comprehensive care coordination solutions. EQUICARE CS (ECS) is a multi-facility web-based software tool that facilitates patient engagement including patient reported outcomes, patient navigation, survivorship care and other clinical tools, i.e. MDT, Clinical trials, a suite of educational material, etc. In addition to the clinical toolset, Equicare offers an administrative suite of worklists and reports for managing adherence to accreditation standards including Meaningful Use, Commission on Cancer (CoC), NAPBC, QOPI, OCM, etc. ECS enables cancer centers to influence clinical outcomes for patients, optimize revenue streams, and increase operational efficiency.