swyMed Forms Scientific Advisory Board

swyMedswyMed, a provider of video telemedicine solutions, announced this week the creation of its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB).

The board features four key appointments: Lester Wold, M.D.; James McCarthy, M.D.; Ronald Merrell, M.D.; and Noah Rosen, M.D.

We’re told that the Scientific Advisory Board will advise swyMed on the highest value applications for swyMed’s truly mobile telemedicine solutions, and how innovative healthcare providers can further use the technology to improve patient outcomes and reduce costs.

The SAB will be chaired by Lester Wold, M.D. Dr. Wold is the former chair of the Mayo Clinic’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, the Mayo Collaborative Services Board and Mayo Medical Ventures Board. He was also a member of the Board of Trustees of Mayo Clinic Foundation. He is also the chief medical officer of VitalHealth Software where he helps advise the company’s long-term market strategies for care collaboration, disease management and patient engagement.

“I’m honored to chair swyMed’s Scientific Advisory Board,” said Dr. Wold. “swyMed’s commitment to continued refinement of their exceptional mobile telemedicine solutions that enable better care coordination while reducing costs is key to advancing the use of telemedicine globally.”

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