MINNEAPOLIS, March 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ABILITY Network Inc, a leading healthcare technology company, announced today that Ken Ernsting has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer for the organization.
As COO, Ernsting will oversee all internal operations of ABILITY, and will also lead efforts associated with future growth strategies and operational efficiencies.
"For years, Ken has done an outstanding job helping us build and manage an ever-increasing operational organization, guiding us through the enormous growth we have experienced by bringing more and more value to our customers," said Mark Briggs, CEO of ABILITY.
"We are at a pivotal time in helping influence our country's healthcare delivery system. Our providers have never counted on ABILITY more to help them provide better care for each of their patients, all while handling the administrative burdens of providing that care. As ABILITY continues to grow, I am very pleased to continue to count on Ken's seasoned leadership in this expanded role."
Ernsting joined ABILITY in February 2012 as Executive Vice President of Corporate Development. In that role he led the successful integration activities related to the merger of IVANS Inc. with ABILITY Network in early 2013.
Ernsting has been a senior executive in the healthcare information technology industry for over 20 years. His previous experience includes VP, Operations, for the WebMD Practice Services division; VP/GM of a subsidiary of Medical Manager Corporation; and SVP/GM of the healthcare division of VERSYSS Incorporated. Ernsting holds a bachelor's degree in liberal studies and was graduated summa cum laude from Boston University.
ABILITY® Network Inc is a leading healthcare technology company trusted by thousands of hospitals, home health care agencies, hospices, skilled nursing facilities, DME and other healthcare providers throughout the U.S. ABILITY provides a broad suite of innovative workflow tools to help manage the administrative complexities of healthcare. ABILITY is headquartered in Minneapolis, with anchor offices in Boston and Tampa, and satellite offices across the country.
CONTACT: For additional information contact: Audrey Anderson Media Relations ABILITY Network Inc 612.277.1481 mediarelations@ABILITYnetwork.com
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