Former Visa SVP joins rapid-growth Series D-funded Practice Fusion to lead and build out Corporate Communications team
SAN FRANCISCO – January 15, 2014 – Practice Fusion, the country’s largest physician-patient community, has just added a new member to its executive team. The electronic medical record (EMR) company announced today that it has hired Ryan Donovan as Vice President, Corporate Communications, from his previous role at Visa Inc.
“We have now more than 100,000 monthly active users and 80 million patient records on our platform—2013 was a phenomenal year for growth,” said Ryan Howard, CEO and founder of Practice Fusion. “Entering into the next stage of our evolution, we need someone with Donovan’s expertise to aggressively tell our story to a broad cross section of influencers.”
Donovan joins Practice Fusion after three years at Visa Inc. As Senior Vice President, Communications, he spearheaded Visa’s innovation story, from the launch of V.me by Visa, the company’s first-ever digital wallet service, to thought leadership around technology, brand, product, mobile and emerging markets. Prior to Visa, he led corporate marketing at SanDisk and spent five years in a variety of leadership roles at HP.
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About Practice Fusion
Practice Fusion is the largest and fastest-growing healthcare platform, with a mission of connecting doctors, patients and data to drive better health and save lives. A driving force in modernizing American health care, Practice Fusion is used by a community of 100,000 monthly active medical professionals serving 80 million patients. In April 2013, the company launched its consumer-facing platform, Patient Fusion, where patients can find and book appointments with doctors and access their medical records. The World Economic Forum recognized Practice Fusion as a Technology Pioneer for 2013. www.practicefusion.com
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