ARLINGTON, Va. (PRWEB)
February 14, 2018
The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) announced today that Ann Mond Johnson will assume leadership as CEO beginning March 5, 2018. ATA is the leading, global member-based group uniquely focused on telemedicine, with a network of more than 10,000 industry leaders and healthcare organizations throughout the world. As CEO, Johnson will lead efforts to build ATA’s strategic partnerships and alliances that ensure that consumers – patients, employees, members and others – across the United States and globally can reap the full benefits of advanced healthcare technology to gain access to top-quality care, delivered cost-effectively.
Johnson has been a pioneer in healthcare for more than two decades, spending most of her career raising Chicago’s profile as a major hub for healthcare technology firms. With extensive experience as both an entrepreneur and executive leader, she has launched and built innovative companies that leverage data to make the healthcare experience better for Americans nationwide. Before joining ATA, Johnson was CEO of Zest Health. Prior to that, she served as Board Chair and advisor to Chicago start-up ConnectedHealth (now part of Connecture). Johnson sold her first start-up company Subimo to WebMD in 2006. She began her career in healthcare data and information with The Sachs Group (now part of Truven/IBM Watson).
“Following a rigorous search process during which ATA’s Board met with a number of very strong candidates, Ann quickly rose to the top of our list,” said Dr. Peter Yellowlees, ATA’s Board President. “ATA is well positioned as a global leader in helping consumers take more control over their health and wellness through…