The Former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs brings a wealth of experience in healthcare administration and policy to the virtual care company.
EATONTOWN, NJ (November 29, 2023) – Caregility, a leader in enterprise telehealth solutions, proudly announces the addition of Dr. David Shulkin to its Board of Directors. Dr. Shulkin, renowned for his tenure as the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, has been instrumental in transforming healthcare through his innovative policies and initiatives. His tenure was marked by significant advancements in patient care and the modernization of healthcare systems, reflecting his deep commitment to improving the lives of veterans and their families.
In his role as Secretary, Dr. Shulkin championed several key initiatives aimed at improving healthcare delivery and access, including the expansion of telehealth services for veterans, enhancing mental health resources, and streamlining services to improve efficiency and patient outcomes. His leadership in these areas demonstrated his forward-thinking approach and dedication to embracing technology for better healthcare.
With a career that spans both public and private healthcare sectors, Dr. Shulkin brings a unique perspective to Caregility. His expertise in healthcare administration, policymaking, and innovation aligns perfectly with Caregility’s mission to transform telehealth services. His insights and experience will be pivotal in guiding Caregility as it continues to innovate and expand its telehealth capabilities, making healthcare more accessible and efficient for patients and providers alike.
Ron Gaboury, CEO of Caregility, expressed his enthusiasm about Dr. Shulkin’s appointment. “We are thrilled to welcome David to our board. His deep understanding of the healthcare industry, combined with his extensive experience in both public and private sectors, makes him an invaluable addition to our team. David’s unique insights will be instrumental in steering Caregility towards groundbreaking achievements in virtual care,” said Gaboury.
Dr. Shulkin shared his excitement about this new role. “Caregility provides next-generation solutions for health systems by providing platform solutions that address the critical issues of workforce shortages and improving labor efficiency. I joined the Board because many systems are looking for the type of integrated cross-platform applications that Caregility has demonstrated a strong track record in implementing.”
Dr. Shulkin’s appointment comes at a crucial time as Caregility continues to pioneer innovative ways to deliver healthcare remotely, furthering its mission to connect care for patients and clinicians everywhere.
Caregility is dedicated to connecting patients and clinicians everywhere with its Caregility Cloud™ virtual care platform. Awarded the Best in KLAS Virtual Care Platform (non-EMR) in 2021, 2022, and 2023, Caregility Cloud™ powers a purpose-built ecosystem of enterprise telehealth solutions across the care continuum. Caregility provides secure, reliable, and HIPAA-compliant audio and video communication designed for any device and clinical workflow, in both acute and ambulatory settings. Today Caregility supports more than 1,000 hospitals across over 75 health systems with over six million virtual care sessions hosted annually. From critical and acute, to urgent and emergent, to post-acute and ambulatory, as well as hospital-at-home, Caregility is connecting care everywhere. Follow Caregility on LinkedIn and Twitter at @caregility.
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