Fred C. Goad, Jr. Joins Hubble Telemedical Board of Directors
Healthcare Services Industry Pioneer Brings Deep Experience to the Leading
Retinal Telemedicine Company
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., June 11, 2013
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Hubble Telemedical, a
healthcare services and information technology company, today announced that
Fred C. Goad, Jr. has joined the company's Board as an independent director.
Mr. Goad is co-founder and partner at Voyent Partners, a Nashville-based
private investment firm. Mr. Goad has founded, operated, and invested in
numerous successful healthcare companies during his career, including Envoy,
Quintiles, WebMD, and HealthSpring.
"Having helped build several of the world's leading healthcare services
companies, Fred Goad is one of a few truly visionary leaders in the healthcare
industry," said Chuck Witkowski, president and CEO of Hubble Telemedical. "I
have had the pleasure of working with Fred in the past and know firsthand that
his expertise and experience will make him an essential part of the Hubble
Telemedical team. Fred is a titan of the industry and we are thrilled to
welcome him to the Board."
"Hubble's solutions improve the efficiency and quality of healthcare
delivery," stated Mr. Goad. "In a healthcare environment that is increasingly
rewarding outcomes and cost-effectiveness, the company is well-positioned for
success. I look forward to working with Chuck and the other Board members to
grow the company."
Mr. Goad is the founder and former chairman and chief executive officer of
Envoy Corporation, where he successfully built the company into the nation's
leading provider of healthcare transaction services. Envoy was acquired by
Quintiles in 1999 for $1.1 billion. Subsequently, Mr. Goad served as a member
of the board of directors of Quintiles and as Senior Advisor to the office of
the president of the transaction services division of the company. In May
2000, WebMD acquired Envoy from Quintiles for approximately $2.4 billion and
Mr. Goad then served as co-chief executive officer of the transaction services
division of WebMD. Mr. Goad's career also includes senior positions with UCCEL
Corporation, Financial Institution Services, Inc. (now CompuCard
International), Docutel (now Olivetti USA) and IBM Corporation. Mr. Goad was a
founding investor in HealthSpring Inc., which was acquired by Cigna in 2011
for $3.8 billion. Mr. Goad has served on the board of directors of numerous
public and private companies, including Luminex Corporation, Informatics
Corporation of America, and the Nashville Healthcare Council.
About Hubble Telemedical
Hubble Telemedical is a privately held healthcare services and information
technology company that provides remote retinal eye exams for disease
screening and diagnosis. Using its award-winning TRIAD Network, the company's
solutions permit eye screenings where and when they are most convenient for
the patient, including primary care and retail health clinics. By improving
convenience and accessibility of retinal eye exams, Hubble Telemedical's
services help insurers, employers, and healthcare providers improve screening
compliance rates, lower healthcare costs, and enhance patient outcomes. For
more information, please visit www.hubbletelemedical.com.
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