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Augmedix Announces New Board Member, Jennifer M. Carter
Jennifer M. Carter, Vice President, Venture Operations at McKesson Ventures, joins the board of directors of the nation’s leading provider of remote medical documentation and live clinical support services.
June 15, 2020
Augmedix today announced that Jennifer M. Carter, Vice President, Venture Operations at McKesson Ventures, will join its board of directors.
McKesson Ventures is a strategic venture firm that focuses on early and growth-stage companies. Backed by McKesson Corporation, McKesson Ventures targets companies that both catalyze and benefit from the key changes taking place in the U.S. healthcare landscape.
At McKesson Ventures, Carter leads a team responsible for investing, fund management, portfolio development, marketing and PR. She has over 20 years of healthcare experience from various roles across the McKesson enterprise ranging from strategy to Six Sigma.
“We’re looking forward to Jennifer joining the Augmedix board,” said Manny Krakaris, chief executive officer at Augmedix.
“Her expertise in healthcare, especially the strategic development of innovative organizations such as Augmedix, will provide invaluable guidance as we continue to develop leading-edge solutions in telehealth and medical documentation.”
Carter replaces outgoing board member, Tom Rodgers, McKesson Ventures SVP and Managing Director.
Augmedix provides remote medical documentation and live clinical support so clinicians can focus less on administrative tasks and more on what matters most: patient care.
The Augmedix platform converts natural clinician-patient conversation into accurate, comprehensive, and timely-delivered medical documentation. The platform is powered by a combination of proprietary natural-language-processing modules and human-expert assistants operating in HIPAA-secure locations.
Augmedix services are compatible with over 45 specialties and are trusted by over one dozen American health systems supporting telemedicine, medical offices, clinics and hospitals. The services have proven to save clinicians 2–3 hours per day, increase productivity by as much as 30% and improve work-life satisfaction by 40%.
Kaila Grafeman, Enterprise Marketing