CoActiv Medical Appoints Doug Hayes Sales Director for the West Coast Region
RIDGEFIELD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CoActiv Medical, the leading digital image management company, has appointed Doug Hayes Sales Director for the West Coast Region. In his new position, Hayes will be responsible for both direct and indirect sales in the west coast states, Alaska and Hawaii for the entire CoActiv PACS, RIS, cloud-based storage and related digital imaging product line.
Hayes brings to the leading medical imaging company more than 25 years of executive sales experience in the healthcare technology arena. During his career, he has played a leading role in the introduction of a number of innovative technologies in the medical imaging sector. He has been responsible for overall planning and budgeting for key customer alliances as well as the implementation of strategic sales, marketing and growth efforts.
“I am extremely pleased to join CoActiv during the company’s current high-growth period,” says Hayes. “CoActiv had long been a technology leader and was among the first to introduce many new industry features, including the concept of a cloud-based archive. I look forward to sharing the benefits of this forward-thinking company’s philosophy and technology to medical sites throughout the Western region.”
Prior to joining CoActiv, Hayes held several Western Region sales leadership positions with PACS and medical IT firms.. Most recently, he was with NDS Surgical Imaging, an internationally recognized innovator in diagnostic PACS displays, and Symantec Health, the global leader in data security and management for healthcare providers.
For five years, he was Western Regional Manager for Visage Imaging, a PACS and RIS company. As a sales team leader, he helped Visage launch its thin client PACS solution. In the early days of advanced visualization, Hayes was the original sales executive for TeraRecon, Inc. in its Western Zone. During his four year tenure, he was instrumental in building the company’s 3D workstation and 3D server/thin client business and led the Western Zone sales team to notable success. Hayes also held earlier senior sales management positions with American Telecare, a pioneer in home telemedicine technology, Smiths Medical, 3M Healthcare and Baxter.
“Doug is a medical imaging sales veteran whose deep roots in the field and extensive connections with the West Coast medical community will be a major asset to CoActiv,” says Ed Heere, president and CEO of CoActiv. “Growth in the Western region is one of our marketing major priorities, and we know Doug will bring these efforts to fruition. We are extremely pleased to welcome him to the firm.”
Douglas Hayes holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Northeastern University. He and his wife have one daughter and reside in Newport Beach, CA.
CoActiv Medical™ is a leading healthcare software and IT systems provider offering a full line of PACS, digital image and data storage services and related solutions for hospitals, imaging facilities and medical practices of all sizes. CoActiv’s EXAM-PACS® family of web-based PACS solutions provide leading edge, affordable and scalable image management with sophisticated tools that cater to the needs of radiologists as well as a full range of other imaging specialists. Available as both enterprise server-based and cloud-based solutions, EXAM-PACS is designed for easy integration into imaging facilities of any size. Comprised of modular software components, EXAM-PACS enables any site to customize a solution to meet their specific needs and budgets or to add advanced functionality to an existing PACS solution. EXAM-PACS includes EXAM-FILER® CD-burning solution; vendor-neutral, cloud-based HIPAA-compliant, offsite/online EXAM-VAULT® QUAD-REDUNDANT ARCHIVING®; patent-pending EXAM-SENDER® referring physician system; EXAM-3D® advanced, multi-modular 3D color reconstruction and visualization; EXAM-NET™ teleradiology suite and EXAM-BROWSER™, a revolutionary fully cloud-based, zero-footprint universal DICOM viewer that enables anywhere, anytime review of medical images on any PACS from any platform, including iPhone, iPad, and all Android and other tablets and smartphones. EXAM-PACS includes such premium features as support for breast specific gamma imaging (BSGI) and storage of non-DICOM data such as prescriptions, reports and surgical plans in patient files. Complementing this is CoActiv’s family of EXAM-RIS® solutions scaled for imaging facilities of every size site and budget.
Posted: November 23, 2011