MG Granger brings clinical expertise in both civilian and military sectors to the new role
Eatontown, N.J. – March 4, 2020 – Caregility, a clinical collaboration and communications company focused on providing secure, reliable two-way
audio and video communications in both inpatient and outpatient settings, announces the appointment of Major General Elder Granger, USA, Ret., to the Caregility Advisory Board. In his role with Caregility, MG Granger will bring clinical guidance and expertise to Caregility’s efforts to accelerate growth, drawing from his experience as a physician and military leader.
MG Granger currently serves as President and CEO of The 5Ps, LLC, a healthcare, education and leadership consulting organization. Prior to his retirement from the U.S. Army he served as the Deputy Director and Program Executive Officer of the TRICARE Management Activity, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Health Affairs. In his role leading TRICARE, MG Granger oversaw the acquisition, operation and integration of the Department of Defense’s managed care program, leading a staff of 1,800 in planning, budgeting and executing a $22.5 billion Defense Health Program ensuring high-quality, accessible care for 9.2 million service members and their families worldwide. Prior to joining TRICARE, MG Granger led the largest U.S. and multi-national battlefield health system in recent history while serving as Commander, Task Force 44th Medical Command, and Command Surgeon for the Multinational Corps Iraq.
“Major General Granger brings a wealth of knowledge and talent to Caregility’s advisory board,” said Ron Gaboury, CEO of Caregility. “His clinical perspective and unique insight into military medical needs will be invaluable to our growth strategy in the federal sector as well as in the commercial sector through his vast network of contacts and colleagues. We’re honored to welcome someone with such a prestigious background to the Caregility team.”
“I have seen first hand the impact leading edge technology can have on members of the uniformed services and their families, both past and present, veterans and civilians, when it is reliable and scalable. What attracted me to Caregility is their focus on the the five rights of patient access to ensure the best possible patient outcomes,” said MG Granger. “Their technology solutions are changing the point of care, bringing caregivers to the patient wherever they are. I look forward to sharing my experiences and working with the Caregility team to drive their vision and improve the patient experience.”