eHealth Technologies Appoints Travers as Chief Technology Officer

Rochester, N.Y., October 10, 2019 – eHealth Technologies has announced the appointment of opens in a new windowRick Travers to its executive leadership team as Chief Technology Officer. Travers brings to eHealth Technologies extensive experience as an IT innovator and leader.

Travers has held several IT positions in the healthcare, health insurance and pharmaceutical fields, as well as the banking and transportation industries. Prior to joining eHealth Technologies, he was the Chief Technology Officer at Medicine-On-Time.

As Chief Technology Officer, Travers will lead all technical aspects of eHealth Technologies, working with executive level management to grow the company through the use of technological resources.

“One of the best ways we can improve patient care and reduce costs is with the exchange of information,” says Travers. “True interoperability is the key to improving healthcare efficiencies and helping patients receive better care, yet it cannot be reached without automation. eHealth has been making a difference for caregivers and patients since its inception and I am thrilled to be a part of its future.”

Travers’ success stems from his ability to identify and solve a problem, and also his focus on building successful teams.

“Rick is not only an experienced professional of the highest caliber, he also excels at bringing together motivated, excited staff and partners who are invested in their work and enjoy their jobs,” said Jeff Markin, Chief Executive Officer, eHealth Technologies. “His energy, enthusiasm and expertise will be a great asset to our company.”

Travers began his IT career in the US Airforce as a software engineer. He has a bachelor’s in Management Information Systems. From 2005 to 2009, Travers chaired the Enterprise Architecture Sub-Committee and led the evaluation of Health Information Exchange (HIE) software for what later became HEALTHeLINK of Western NY.

Travers has two grown children and resides with his wife in Syracuse.

About eHealth Technologies

eHealth Technologies is the leading provider of image-enabled Health Information Exchange (HIE) and medical record retrieval and organization services. With customers across the country, eHealth Technologies works with prominent HIEs throughout the US and top-ranked hospitals, including 16 of the 20 U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll Hospitals for 2018-2019. eHealth Connect® Image Exchange enables HIE subscribers access to full diagnostic quality medical records in the context of the patient record.  The company’s eHealth Connect® solutions enhance patient and physician satisfaction by streamlining care transitions and assuring physicians have the right information to care for their patients. Visit www.eHealthTechnologies.com. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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Media Contact:  Kathleen Dutton-Fanning,  opens in a new windowmedia@ehealthtechnologies.com,  585-242-1000 (ext. 565)