MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Craig Bloom has been named Chief Growth Officer for Intercept TeleMed, which offers comprehensive and affordable tele-ICU services for hospitals across the country.
Bloom, an accomplished healthcare marketing and business development executive, will partner with Intercept TeleMed’s client hospitals to move their ICUs to a higher standard of patient care and efficiency. Bloom is also charged with growing Intercept’s burgeoning tele-consultative services that offer health systems virtual specialists. These additional consultative services complement the care within the ICU in order to provide a full spectrum of coordinated care to the sickest patients.
Bloom came to Intercept TeleMed from Cancer Treatment Centers of America, where he served as Senior Vice President of Physician Relations. Previously, he served as Regional Chief Strategy Officer for Tenet Healthcare’s Coastal Division consisting of 17 hospitals in Florida, Massachusetts and South Carolina. Before that, he was Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Radiology Corporation of America. He also successfully served as District Business Manager for Quest Diagnostics.
“Craig is an outstanding addition to our executive team. His excellent track record of building, expanding and overseeing top-performing healthcare-related businesses will help us grow our partnerships with hospitals in order to help them improve patient outcomes and reduce costs in their ICUs,” said Diego C. Reino, MD, President and CEO of Intercept TeleMed.
“I’m honored to join this amazing team at Intercept TeleMed,” said Bloom. “Together, we will develop initiatives that help healthcare systems serve their patients better, in a more effective and efficient manner, while generating revenue and driving organic growth in highly competitive markets. I am privileged to be part of the Intercept TeleMed solution offering state-of-the-art resources for physicians, hospitals, patients and families in the communities we serve. Intercept TeleMed is a dynamic, innovative company offering a unique service that helps organizations provide outstanding care while reducing costs.”
ABOUT INTERCEPT TELEMED
Intercept provides Tele-Critical Care using predictive analytics, AI and a centralized team of specialists to provide superior care and transform the economics of care in hospitals. Simply, Intercept offers remote critical care from a centralized location, where it has scale, can be staffed efficiently by ICU specialists, operated 24/7, and powered by the latest technology and AI. Intercept’s software optimizes the number of patients each provider, Intensivist or ICU Nurse is able to manage through all-live streams of data. These providers have the tools to direct attention where it is needed, provide real-time access to the hospital telemetry, EMR, labs, and two-way audio/video into the ICU, allowing for predictive analytics and proactive care, all in collaboration with bedside care providers.
This service is proven to save lives, improve outcomes, reduce patient length of stay, pay back its startup costs in only a few months and save millions of dollars for its hospital customers. It is the same service used in-house at the biggest and most forward-looking hospitals, including Emory, UMass, UPenn, Baptist South and others. Today, this solution monitors almost 15% of all ICU beds in the country.
For more information please visit http://www.intercepttelemed.com/
Intercept TeleMed, 1951 NW 7th Avenue, Suite STS-300, Miami, FL 33136, Office – 1-800-614-3502
Jack Karabees, Chief Operating Officer