Accumen Hires Chief Technology & Strategy Officer to Enable Change and Create Sustainability Tools for Healthcare Delivery
Tom Fountain Brings Six Sigma Black Belt Expertise and Leadership from GE, Dell, Honeywell and Pneuron Corporation to Offer Performance-Based Solutions for Hospitals and Health Systems
SAN DIEGO, CA, November 14, 2017 – Accumen Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Tom Fountain to its team as Chief Technology & Strategy Officer. Mr. Fountain’s, hands-on experience makes him an ideal choice to partner with hospitals and health systems committed to transforming the clinical laboratory with change that is sustainable and delivers higher quality in patient care.
Mr. Fountain will work side-by-side with clients to align Accumen’s Technology™ solutions including Accumen Performance Suite™ (APS™), an innovative, cloud-based technology that is purpose-built for hospital and health system laboratories to provide real-time, actionable insights to deliver better quality of care with greater speed and efficiency. In the clinical setting, APS™ allows clinical laboratories to examine efforts to improve the accuracy, speed, and efficiency of test results. The value is realized by health systems and patients in outcomes that include, but are not limited to, improved patient safety, solving the lack of interoperability in EMRs, reduced turnaround times for results, and lower cost of care.
“Tom brings a wealth of leadership experience to Accumen’s expertise that focuses on applying performance principles proven to accelerate growth and sustainability for clinical laboratories which function as the central nervous system of any hospital or health system and offer exceptional value in efficiency, quality and lower cost,” says Jeff Osborne, Chief Executive Officer for Accumen.
Mr. Fountain will join Accumen’s executive leadership team after serving as the Chief Technology Officer of Pneuron Corporation for five years. Prior to this role, he delivered real-time results in positions of increasing scope and responsibility at GE, Dell, Honeywell, and Bunge Limited. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in electrical engineering from MIT and a Master’s Degree in electrical engineering and an MBA from Duke University. A certified Six Sigma Blackbelt, Mr. Fountain also holds four patents.
For more information on Accumen’s Technology Solutions, please visit Accumen.com/solutions/technology.
Accumen Inc. (along with its subsidiary, Chi Solutions, Inc.) is a leading healthcare transformation company that provides end-to-end strategy and services as laboratory solutions in consulting, execution, utilization, and outreach sales and support. By partnering with hospital and health system labs, we set benchmarks and new standards of performance in clinical laboratory management—driving higher quality, patient safety, better service, and unprecedented financial value. Accumen and Chi deliver results in medical laboratory operations, outreach, and patient blood management and transfusion safety using a proven blueprint, innovative approach, and insight-driven proprietary technology to create healthier labs, healthier hospitals, and ultimately, healthier communities.
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