Consumer Health Company Cognovant Expands Business Development Division with New EVP Hire Andrew Lambert

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognovant, Inc. (www.cognovant.com), a consumer health company that specializes in mobile personal health record technology, recently hired Andrew Lambert to oversee and direct the company's new business development.

In his new role as EVP Business Development, Lambert will leverage executive leadership experience with business development activities. He brings broad healthcare and business experience to his new role, including a strong clinical informatics and analytics background. Lambert also has more than 30 years of healthcare executive leadership experience with a successful track record of growing revenue across multiple venues and sizes of organizations.

Lambert will draw upon his previous experience to identify and pursue new business development opportunities for Cognovant and, more specifically, PocketHealth (http://cognovant.com/mobile-health-app-latest-pockethealth-update-now-live/), the company's personal mobile health record app that's available for iOS and Android.

"Andy has a wealth of experience as a leader in bringing healthcare organizations together," says Joe Ketcherside (http://cognovant.com/about-4/meet-the-team/), co-founder and CEO of Cognovant. "He will help us develop partnerships with organizations to engage and empower even more people to improve their health and wellness."

Prior to joining Cognovant, Lambert most recently worked as Vice President in the New Sales Division of Press Ganey Associates, a leading privately held analytics and improvement services company focused on patient experience, clinical operational and financial measurement, performance benchmarking and improvement consulting services.

Before working with Press Ganey Associates, Lambert held executive leadership roles with a number of companies including Thomson Healthcare (Thomson Reuters), Eclipsys Corp., Cerner Corp., Phillips Medical Systems and Johnson & Johnson.

About Cognovant: 
Cognovant's (www.cognovant.com) proprietary intellectual property reflects the unique knowledge base of the founders derived from more than 30 years of experience and success in developing and implementing health information technology (HIT) in hospital, clinics, and long-term care facilities. This experience and success covers HIT interoperability, content emulation, usability, work flow, clinical-decision support, public policy, patient safety, and commercialization of HIT applications.

Contact: Joe Ketcherside 
[email protected]   
816-922-9176

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SOURCE Cognovant