SUNRISE, Fla. (April 17, 2018) – MDLIVE Inc., which is focused on delivering high-quality, convenient, cost-effective virtual medical, dermatological and behavioral health care, today announced that Michael Farrell has been named Sr. Vice President & General Manager, Hospitals and Health Systems Business. Mr. Farrell previously served as the Vice President, Community Works for Cerner Corporation. In his new role, he assumes responsibility for enabling MDLIVE’s hospital and health system clients to provide proactive, predictive virtual health management and care across the populations they serve.
“Michael brings a deep understanding of the hospital and health system market, as well as a proven track record of business growth by increasing quality for clients while driving out cost,” said Rich Berner, Chief Executive Officer of MDLIVE. “As we expand our Hospitals and Health Systems business, Michael’s focus on helping our clients thinking about how to leverage MDLIVE’s solutions to disrupt current workflows to the benefit of our clients consumers and clinicians will help accelerate our growth.”
Mr. Farrell said, “I feel privileged to join such a great team and high growth company truly transforming healthcare to the benefit of all involved.” He added, “As hospitals and health systems increase their focus on delivering high quality consumer experiences, the combination of MDLIVE’s augmented intelligence component of the platform, Sophie, with the high-quality physician network accessible to patients positions MDLIVE best to help them achieve their desired outcomes.”
Mr. Farrell joined Cerner in 2006 as a client executive focused on business development in the northeastern region of the U.S. He held various leadership roles at the company, including national sales manager, director of sales and senior director in business development. Mr. Farrell helped grow Cerner’s business in hospitals and health systems of all sizes. As a founding member of Cerner CommunityWorks, Mr. Farrell helped the cloud-based healthcare services platform become one of the fastest growing lines of business within the company.
Mr. Farrell is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City and has a Bachelor of Arts in business. He is currently pursuing his Masters of Business Administration from Park University.
Founded in 2009, MDLIVE Inc. is a visionary and pioneer in the digital delivery of high-quality, convenient, cost-efficient virtual care for medical and behavioral health conditions. The company provides consumers, health plans, health systems and self-insured employers with 24/7/365 access to its network of board-certified doctors and licensed therapists via secure online video, and phone through the MDLIVE service and technology platform. Registered users can receive a virtual consultation through the company’s HIPAA and PHI-compliant secure, cloud-based platform from home or on the go. To learn more about how MDLIVE is using telehealth innovations to improve the delivery of healthcare, visit www.MDLIVE.com.
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David Schull or Maggie Beller