American Telemedicine Association Appoints New CEO

This week, the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) announced that Ann Mond Johnson will assume leadership as CEO beginning March 5, 2018.

ATA is the leading, global member-based group uniquely focused on telemedicine, with a network of more than 10,000 industry leaders and healthcare organizations throughout the world.

As CEO, we’re told that Johnson will lead efforts to build ATA’s strategic partnerships and alliances that ensure that consumers – patients, employees, members and others – across the United States and globally can reap the full benefits of advanced healthcare technology to gain access to top-quality care, delivered cost-effectively.

Johnson has been a pioneer in healthcare for more than two decades, spending most of her career raising Chicago’s profile as a major hub for healthcare technology firms.

“Following a rigorous search process during which ATA’s Board met with a number of very strong candidates, Ann quickly rose to the top of our list,” said Dr. Peter Yellowlees, ATA’s Board President. “ATA is well positioned as a global leader in helping consumers take more control over their health and wellness through telemedicine. Now, with Ann’s invaluable experience working across the healthcare spectrum with providers, payers and innovative technology firms, we have the powerhouse leadership to achieve our objectives, seize new opportunities and take telehealth to the next level.”