MIAMI -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- QualMetrix, a healthcare analytics company delivering actionable insights to payers, providers and employers to help them reduce cost while enhancing the quality of healthcare, has named Cristian Ilie its Chief Technology Officer.
Ilie brings over 15 years of experience delivering high value technology solutions that transform the way healthcare organizations interact with information and make critical business decisions. He co-founded Visual Intelligence, a leading analytics company, and is an expert in large scale data warehouse and business intelligence development, with a deep focus in advanced analytics, visualization techniques, data mining and modeling.
“We are very pleased to have Cristian lead our technology efforts at this critical juncture in our growth,” said Lawrence Schimmel, M.D., Chairman. A general and vascular surgeon and the former CEO of Allied Health Group, Schimmel co-founded QualMetrix in response to the uncertainty surrounding the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, which requires all healthcare stakeholders to do more with less while improving the quality of care. “Cristian’s world class experience and leadership will help our customers maximize the benefits from the QM(x) software platform and medical expertise.”
“Cristian’s addition allows us to focus our suite of solutions to drive actionable metrics for executives in managed care, provider and healthcare risk markets,” added Adam House Sr., Chief Executive Officer. “This move significantly expands our depth of technical expertise and reach in the healthcare analytics marketplace.”
Prior to founding Visual Intelligence, Ilie led an innovation team for a large Blue Cross plan, evaluating emerging technologies in informatics and applying them to core business challenges. Previously, he worked for Spotfire, leading numerous engagements, and for UPMC Health System as Biostatistics Manager.
Ilie holds two Masters degrees, one in Health Information Management and Medical Informatics from the University of Pittsburgh and one in Healthcare Administration/Policy Research from Pennsylvania State University. He has a B.S. in Biology Sciences from Pennsylvania State University.
QualMetrix delivers high value healthcare analytics, actionable insights and innovative reporting to payers, providers and employers. Built by medical directors for medical directorsTM, QualMetrix delivers the answers healthcare leaders need to drive improvements in quality, cost and performance — so they can do better with less.