CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LiveData, Inc., a leader in real-time integration and display technology for healthcare, today announced Walter MacIntire Whitehouse, Jr., M.D. has joined the company’s Advisory Board. Dr. Whitehouse is currently executive consultant, Trinity Health, Livonia Michigan.
Before accepting the executive consultant position with Trinity Health, Dr. Whitehouse served as Chairman of the Department of Surgery at St. Joseph Mercy Health System (SJMHS); Medical Director, Department of Surgical Services SJMHS; and Adjunct Clinical Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Michigan Medical School.
As system chair in surgical services, Whitehouse helped guide the implementation of LiveData healthcare IT solutions in operating rooms at SJMHS’s Ann Arbor facility. “LiveData has shown itself to be a leader in providing perioperative solutions that improve team communication, workflow, and patient safety,” said Whitehouse. “I welcome the opportunity to contribute my knowledge to continue developing real-time workflow solutions to manage patient surgical care.”
“Dr. Whitehouse has extensive clinical knowledge, surgery business operational experience, and has shown keen insight into adopting technology to support best practices in delivering quality surgical care,” said Jeffrey Robbins, LiveData President and CEO. “Mac will provide valuable vision into advancing our PeriOp Manager solution to meet the changing needs of the healthcare community, and we are honored that he is joining our advisory board.”
Whitehouse graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School in 1973. He subsequently completed his General Surgery training at University of Michigan Medical Center in 1978 and his Vascular Surgery Fellowship training at the University of Chicago. He joined the faculty at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in 1985, and was recently honored with the Walter M. Whitehouse, Jr., MD Endowed Chair, Department of Surgery, St. Joseph Mercy Health System.
LiveData has deployed its technology in hospitals throughout North America, playing a leadership role in advancing perioperative efficiency and patient safety. The company’s flagship product, LiveData PeriOp Manager™ coordinates patient flow, patient care, and related resources from preoperative assessment to discharge. PeriOp Manager streamlines OR throughput and promotes full compliance with CMS, The Joint Commission, and other critical patient safety mandates.
LiveData, Inc. is a leading innovator in real-time operational intelligence solutions that enable caregivers to plan, visualize, and analyze the patient’s surgical journey. Leading medical institutions, including Massachusetts General Hospital, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, community hospitals including St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, and Veterans Health Administration facilities have selected LiveData solutions to improve patient safety, team communication, and perioperative efficiency. LiveData is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. For more information, visit http://www.livedata.com.