Dr. Marcy Stoots appointed General Manager, EHR Apps

New clinical apps will transform care delivery

COLUMBIA, Md., March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- xG Health, a leading health care transformation company powered by intellectual property and expertise from the Geisinger Health System, is pleased to announce that Marcy Stoots, DNP, RN-BC, has been named General Manager of EHR Apps.

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She will direct development, strategy and implementation of an innovative new suite of interoperable software apps for acute and chronic care management. The suite is based on Geisinger's vetted clinical models and fueled by an 18-year investment in technology-assisted care redesign.

Dr. Stoots is a recognized industry expert, with more than three decades of strategic and operational leadership experience in healthcare informatics and nursing.

Said Earl Steinberg, MD, CEO of xG Health, "We are happy to have Marcy leading this important effort. Our new apps suite effectively translates Geisinger improvements in outcomes and efficiency to providers everywhere. They deliver on the promise inherent in EHRs, that patient data can become the analytic base for improving care. In a time when everyone is talking about interoperability, we are among the very first to have demonstrated proof of concept."

Marcy Stoots commented, "As a clinician, I appreciate the origins of our new apps family as well as the frustrations that busy clinical and IT leaders face when they try to use their EHR data for high quality care delivery. I am excited to bring this suite to market. These apps unlock decades of Geisinger results in clinical workflow redesign so that institutions everywhere can benefit."

Marcy Stoots is a well-recognized clinical informatics leader with more than three decades of strategic and operational experience. Her experience includes EHR best practices, benefits realization, clinical adoption, population health, optimization strategies, and organizational change management. Stoots is on the faculty of Vanderbilt University, where she teaches master's-level informatics courses in the School of Nursing. An author of numerous books and articles on clinical transformation and optimization, she began her nursing career as a critical-care nurse.

About xG Health
xG Health helps providers committed to high quality care succeed under value-based payments. Our volume-to-value roadmap, care redesign, population care management and analytics are powered by Geisinger Health System's proven methods to achieve best-in-class outcomes. xG Health is the primary provider of Geisinger's Healthcare Performance Improvement Intellectual Property. For more information, visit www.xghealth.com, LinkedIn or Twitter.

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