The Appointment Propels Kontakt.io’s Aim to Digitally Transform Healthcare Operations.
[New York City, NY, October 18, 2023] – Kontakt.io, the leader in Inpatient Journey Analytics, welcomes Jim Hinton, Operating Partner of Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (WCAS), to its Healthcare Advisory Board. With more than 38 years of leadership experience in the healthcare industry, Mr. Hinton's appointment represents a milestone for Kontakt.io’s aim to put patients and their caregivers at the center of technology and process improvements.
Jim Hinton is a seasoned professional known for his transformative impact on healthcare organizations. Before joining WCAS, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of Baylor Scott & White Health, where he prioritized patient safety, fostered employee engagement, and consistently delivered exceptional operational performance during his tenure.
Hinton's impressive career spans more than three decades, with a notable 21-year term as the President and CEO of Presbyterian Healthcare Services, New Mexico's largest healthcare provider, before joining Baylor Scott & White Health. In 2014, he chaired the Board of Trustees of the American Hospital Association, a prominent advocacy and public policy organization representing nearly 5,000 hospitals and healthcare providers.
"Jim Hinton's remarkable vision about healthcare is a tremendous asset for Kontakt.io,” commented Philipp von Gilsa, CEO of Kontakt.io. “With his guidance and profound industry experience, we are poised to extend our reach to health systems and make a significant impact on staff and patients through digital transformation."
“My professional mission is to Make Healthcare Better, and as I looked for ways to advance that mission the opportunity to advise Kontakt.io was an amazing fit,” said Jim Hinton. "This company is genuinely committed to improving operational efficiency, reducing the burden on nurses and other staff, and ensuring that patient care is focused on the patient as opposed to other distractions. Finally, this leadership team is highly competent, meets their commitments, and operates with impeccable ethics.”
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