Ed Park, athenahealth COO, Joins Kyruus Board of Directors
BOSTON -- February 12, 2013
Kyruus, a leading healthcare Big Data company, announced today that Ed Park,
an original team member and current COO of athenahealth, has joined the
company’s Board of Directors. Park had been an early investor in Kyruus along
with athenahealth co-Founder and CEO, Jonathan Bush. In his expanded role with
Kyruus, Park will bring his deep technical and market expertise to the company
as it continues to expand its work with leading hospital systems.
“I am extremely excited that Ed is expanding his role with Kyruus, and looking
forward to working with him on the Board of Directors,” said Graham Gardner,
Co-Founder and CEO of Kyruus. “Ed’s deep understanding of the industry will be
a tremendous asset to our team as we enter 2013.”
The intersection of Big Data and healthcare creates massive opportunities to
deliver technology-based systems and services – a paradigm pioneered in the
healthcare industry by companies like athenahealth. Park was the original
technical architect of the athenahealth practice management platform, which
has expanded to numerous product lines adopted by over 30,000 healthcare
providers across the country. Park served as athenahealth’s CTO, before being
appointed COO in 2010.
“Just as athenahealth successfully embraced a data-driven approach to
operational efficiency for provider practices and hospitals, I am excited to
help Kyruus deliver the same value to organizations focused on building and
engaging their physician networks,” said Park.
Kyruus is a Big Data company that enables hospitals and health systems to take
a data-driven approach to building, operating, and optimizing their physician
networks. The first-in-class KyruusOne^TM data mining and analytics platform
creates a “unified view of the physician” across demographic, clinical,
research, financial, and performance-related dimensions. Kyruus’ purpose-built
search, analysis, and workflow applications deliver measurable ROI in areas of
network development, regulatory compliance, and referral network management by
directly engaging physicians to help reduce their administrative overhead,
optimize decision-making, and increase the efficiency of their clinical
practice and research activities. For more information, visit www.kyruus.com.
Maura Gavaghan, 617-419-2060
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