Healthcare Expert Keith Thurgood Joins Prista's Board of Directors

By CIOReview | Friday, January 5, 2018
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Keith Thurgood, a Clinical Professor of Healthcare Leadership and Management at the University of Texas, senior advisor for the Thayer Leader Development Group (West Point, New York), and managing partner with Pioneer Partnership Development Group, with experience of having served in the US Army as Secretary of the Army's Office of Business Transformation retiring as a 2-star General, was welcomed into the Prista Board of Directors, as announced by the Prista Corporation on the 14th of November, 2017.

Thurgood joins board members David Conejo, CEO of Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services, and Dennis Cagan, a recognized authority on corporate governance. The founders of Prista, Don Jarrell and Billie Anne Schoppman, extend Thurgood a warm welcome. Jarrell as CEO of Prista lauds Thurgood’s insightful leadership skills in the healthcare industry as highly valuable for Prista’s innovative work in the management of clinical and financial performance of all sectors of healthcare delivery. Thurgood’s addition to Prista concurs with Prista ActionCue Clinical Intelligence application’s expansion and re-positioning to address the most challenging needs of healthcare executives.

ActionCue integrates quality management, event reporting, investigation, and performance improvement functionality. It can drive the improvement-centered quality-safety process by providing immediate insights into all clinical issues to staff, management, and executives. Thurgood acknowledges the strong leadership team already in place at Prista, along with the momentum Prista has gained in the market as a technology leader and commends Prista’s unique ability to drive sustainable quality, safety, and performance improvements with innovative integrated platforms such as ActionCue Clinical Intelligence application.