Wendy joined Yorktel in March 2018 as the SVP of Clinical Solutions. As SVP of Clinical Solutions, Consultancy and Business Development at Caregility, she assists vendors, health systems, and clinicians across the US and internationally to integrate virtual care into their products, systems, and care delivery models. Wendy spent 34 years in nursing as a bedside critical care nurse, manager, senior consultant, operations manager, and vice president. Wendy, as the vice president of telehealth services, played an integral role in building Mercy Virtual, the first hospital with no patients that enables 160+ clinicians caring for patients remotely 24/7. During her time at Mercy, she developed a telehealth team and converted more than 500 critical care/step-down beds to electronic ICU technology at 15+ hospitals across five states, launched 30 telestroke site programs, developed a telesepsis program that monitors over 3000 beds, created the first eAcute/eHospitalist program across three hospitals and launched over 70+ telehealth programs. As part of this transformation of care at Mercy, and with the use of telehealth technology, she led/participated in the design of the world’s first virtual care center in Chesterfield Missouri which opened in August 2015 – Mercy Virtual.