Riskonnect, a provider of enterprise-wide risk management technology, has expanded its healthcare capabilities with the appointment of c as senior director of marketing strategy and development.
In this role, Lechtman will oversee market and product strategy for Riskonnect’s rapidly growing healthcare business.He previously left a leadership position at healthcare incident reporting system vendor Quantros, where he aided the development of patient safety and risk management solutions for ambulatory and retail pharmacy settings, adding Walmart and Target pharmacies and clinics as clients.
Lechtman led strategic and partnership efforts in electronic health record (HER) integration, offering provider-reported, evidence-based safety data to drug and device manufacturers and developing and managing the company’s patient safety organization and related technologies.
Before Quantros, Lechtman had also led product, market and partnership development and strategic planning for a number of healthcare information services firms, including Ingenix (now Optum), a division of UnitedHealth Group.
“Improving safety and reducing risk is challenging. Riskonnect has shown me — and is showing the industry — that the systems used to manage these risks can make it easier,” said Lecthman. “I’m excited to be able to assist in the growth of solutions that can help our healthcare clients and their patients without the traditional limitations of HIT.”
Roger Dunkin, vice president of applications and platform for Riskonnect, added: “The addition of Jay to our healthcare team will further strengthen Riskonnect as a leader in the healthcare space. His expertise and background are an ideal match for propelling us toward meeting the goals we have set for expansion within this segment of the industry.”
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