NORFOLK, VA, January 22, 2018 (Newswire.com) - Welligent announced the on-boarding of a new Chief Operating Officer, Matt Chamberlain, on Monday. Mr. Chamberlain has 15 years of experience in health care IT and brings to Welligent an extensive background in Electronic Health Record (EHR) solutions architecture, sales, and software engineering. Prior to joining Welligent, Matt served as a senior associate with Open Minds, where he performed consulting work for EHR vendors, health care providers, and managed care organizations.
Andy McCraw and Charles Sutelan, co-owners of Welligent, decided to expand the executive leadership team in response to significant revenue growth and product development over the last two years. Welligent expanded its product line with the release of three mobile applications, a patient portal, and a front desk check-in kiosk. Several new applications and software modules are in development with expected release dates in 2018. Welligent will look to Mr. Chamberlain to help elevate the company’s market position and support the continued growth and product development expected in the years ahead. Mr. Chamberlain will aim to maximize productivity and revenue by developing plans for better resource allocation, implement appropriate training practices and rewards to better align staff with company goals, and drive a strategic analytical approach to measuring performance across departments.
“Welligent has demonstrated that its entire team is committed to being the best EHR software and services provider in our market,” said Matt Chamberlain. “Welligent’s commitment to its customers and needs of provider organizations across the full spectrum of health care services is unparalleled. I’m very excited about the opportunities ahead for Welligent. I look forward to joining Andy, Charles, and the rest of the Welligent team in their mission to further establish Welligent as the market leader in our industry.”"Welligent has demonstrated that its entire team is committed to being the best EHR software and services provider in our market. Welligent's commitment to its customers and needs of provider organizations across the full spectrum of healthcare services is unparalleled. I'm very excited about the opportunities ahead for Welligent. I look forward to joining Andy, Charles, and the rest of the Welligent team in their mission to further establish Welligent as the market leader in our industry."
About Matt Chamberlain
Before working with Open Minds, Matt served as the software sales manager for Askesis Development Group in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. At Askesis, he was responsible for the management of EHR software sales in the behavioral health, addiction, and social services markets. During his time with Askesis, he was promoted to management in order to assist with the continued growth of the sales division and development of national sales strategies and initiatives.
Before his sales management role in Pittsburgh, Mr. Chamberlain was the solutions architect for Metrocare Services in Dallas, Texas. In that position, he managed the IT department staff and oversaw all software-related activities and EHR training. Matt also served as a software engineer and technical lead at HP Enterprise Services, a strategic business unit providing global business and technology services. He was responsible for a team of three software engineers and one business analyst. The team focused on areas of state Medicaid system projects, including: RFP response creation, needs assessment, UI design, and product development, implementation, and support.
As a valued member in the behavioral health community, Mr. Chamberlain served on the board of the Mental Health Association (MHA) of Texas. He received his Bachelors of Science in business computer information systems from the University of North Texas.
Welligent, based in Norfolk, VA, offers a cloud-based electronic health record system that is both mobile and secure. Welligent’s desktop and mobile applications provide documentation, scheduling, and medication and caseload management. Users are able to manage all programs, services, and payers from one integrated system. Welligent’s interoperable software is fully configurable and includes features such as clinical records, treatment plan libraries, forms management, ePrescribing, electronic billing, and dashboard reporting.