SAN FRANCISCO, March 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Augmedix, Inc. (Nasdaq: AUGX), a leading provider of automated medical documentation and data services, today announced that Laurie McGraw, a former Allscripts Executive, has joined its board of directors, effective March 9, 2022.
“We are thrilled to welcome Laurie to our board. Laurie’s extensive healthcare and data solutions background will greatly benefit Augmedix,” said Manny Krakaris, Chief Executive Office at Augmedix. “Importantly, Laurie’s proven track record of scaling Allscripts’ EHR business unit during her tenure will be invaluable as we drive expansion of our unique solutions to health systems and physicians alike.”
Ms. McGraw is currently Senior Vice President, Health Solutions, a division of the American Medical Associations (“AMA”), where she is responsible for AMA’s data solutions used for innovation and standard-setting across the entire healthcare industry, which is a position she has held since February 2016. From 2013 to 2015, Ms. McGraw served as Chief Executive Officer of Shareable Ink, a clinical documentation and data solutions company. From 2000 to 2013, Ms. McGraw served in various leadership roles at Allscripts including President, Enterprise Solutions and Chief Client Officer. She joined Allscripts when it was a $30 million company and oversaw its growth into a $1.5 billion company. Ms. McGraw also spent ten years as a development leader and head of client success at ChannelHealth/IDX before its sale to Allscripts. Ms. McGraw received an Sc. B. with honors from Brown University.
“Augmedix is leading the way in addressing the crushing burden of clinical documentation and giving precious time back to physicians to be with their patients. I am impressed with its AI innovation that works within physicians’ workflows to solve one of the most important issues in healthcare – time with patients,” said Ms. McGraw. “I look forward to working alongside the board and management to help Augmedix unlock the large opportunity ahead and achieve further growth with existing and new healthcare organizations.”
Augmedix, Inc. (Nasdaq: AUGX) provides automated medical documentation and data services to large healthcare systems and physician practices, supporting medical offices, clinics, hospitals, emergency departments, and telemedicine nationwide. The Company’s Ambient Automation Platform converts the natural conversation between physicians and patients into timely and comprehensive medical notes and performs a suite of related data services. These services relieve physicians of administrative burdens to enable more time for patient care. Augmedix’s proprietary platform uses automatic speech recognition, natural language processing and clinical datasets to capture the ambient visit conversation and generate a structured medical note. The structured medical note data is then used to deliver additional data services. Quality is assured by trained medical documentation specialists. To learn more about Augmedix, visit augmedix.com.
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