Healthcare IT Industry Veteran Adds Deep Experience to Management
Team in Driving Growth and Profitability
SPRINGFIELD, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 1, 2019--
Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:
SPOK), and a global leader in healthcare communications, today announced
that Timothy E. Tindle has joined the company as its chief information
officer (CIO). The appointment of Tindle in this role will be effective
Tindle comes to Spok from Harris Health System, a $1.5 billion-dollar
integrated delivery system, whose primary mission is to provide
healthcare for the indigent, uninsured and underserved in Harris County
Texas. Since 2004, he has served as executive vice president and CIO and
led Harris Health System’s enterprise IT strategy. This included the
implementation of a broad range of clinical and business technology
solutions that have been the catalyst to transform Harris Health System
into a truly integrated health system across all locations and all
phases of care including emergency / trauma, acute care, sub-acute,
ambulatory specialty, diagnostic, and primary care. He brings more than
35 years of healthcare information technology experience.
“We are looking forward to having Tim join our leadership team,” said
Vincent D. Kelly, president and chief executive officer of Spok
Holdings, Inc. “With his experience and background in leading enterprise
IT teams, as well as his track record of improving the efficiency and
operations of healthcare organizations and other healthcare IT
businesses, Tim is the right person to join our executive team as we
build for future growth.” Tindle will report directly to Vince Kelly.
His focus will be to work with the leadership team to lead all
information technology aspects of Spok, including the nation’s largest
paging network, and to facilitate the delivery of the evolution of the Spok
Care Connect® platform.
Prior to joining Harris Health System, Tindle served as president at
Agility Management, LLC, a provider of information technology and
management consulting services to healthcare providers and other
services companies. Before Agility, he served as president and chief
executive officer of Analytical Technologies, Inc. (acquired by Norrell
Corporation in 1996), where he provided large enterprise systems
software design and development for Fortune 1000 companies and
government agencies in the U.S. and Canada. He also held senior
executive roles at Compaq Computer Corporation and was part of the
engineering team that developed the company’s original portable computer.
“I am very excited to be joining Spok, and I am impressed with Spok’s
investment strategy and the evolution of the Care Connect platform. I
firmly believe it is the right strategy to capture the large market
opportunity in healthcare communications and collaboration,” said Tindle.
Additionally, Hemant Goel, president of Spok’s operating company, is
leaving effective April 26, 2019 to pursue other opportunities. Mr. Goel
joined the company in 2014 and was promoted to president of the
operating company in June 2015 with a primary focus on healthcare and
software sales. His current duties will be divided among the existing
management team and the CEO. “We appreciate Hemant’s many contributions
over the years, and we wish him all the best in his future endeavors,”
said Vince Kelly.
Spok Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPOK), headquartered in Springfield, Va.,
is proud to be a global leader in healthcare communications. We deliver
clinical information to care teams when and where it matters most to
improve patient outcomes. Top hospitals rely on the Spok Care Connect®
platform to enhance workflows for clinicians, support administrative
compliance, and provide a better experience for patients. Our customers
send over 100 million messages each month through their Spok® solutions.
Spok is making care collaboration easier. For more information, visit
spok.com or follow @spoktweets
Spok is a trademark of Spok Holdings, Inc. Spok Care Connect and Spok
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