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July 19, 2016

lifeIMAGE Appoints Janak Joshi Chief Technology Officer

Dynamic technology executive and entrepreneur to lead product development and delivery for leading medical image exchange network

NEWTON, MASS. – July 19, 2016 – lifeIMAGE, the nation’s leading medical image exchange technology connecting health care networks, providers and patients to improve care quality, announced today that Janak Joshi has joined its executive management team as senior vice president and chief technology officer. As the top technology leader at lifeIMAGE, Joshi will drive strategic product delivery for the organization as it continues to execute against an aggressive growth plan that calls for the launch of new products, expansion into new markets and substantial scaling of its technical operations.

“Janak Joshi is a highly respected technology visionary and possesses an ideal blend of savvy enterprise technology leadership, healthcare industry knowledge and entrepreneurial spirit,” said Matthew A. Michela, CEO and President of lifeIMAGE. “His expertise will be a significant boost to our overall technology strategy and will help fuel future growth and expansion initiatives. We are delighted to welcome him on board.”

Joshi comes to lifeIMAGE at a time when acute care facilities, academic medical centers and large health systems are rapidly implementing image exchange across many specialties. Some of the top users include radiology, cardiology, emergency medicine, oncology and neurology.

“lifeIMAGE is a pioneering leader in delivering disruptive enterprise medical image exchange solutions that help clinicians improve care quality every day,” said Joshi. “I am proud to join and help the company in this critical moment where healthcare networks and care quality rapidly merge together.”

Joshi has previously held healthcare and enterprise technology leadership roles at organizations such as Deloitte, Siemens Healthcare (acquired by Cerner Corporation), Generation Health (acquired by CVS Caremark Corporation) and Partners HealthCare. His broad knowledge of healthcare and enterprise technology spans global product innovation and delivery, clinical applications management, pharmacology, genomics and healthcare informatics. Moreover, he has successfully led early-stage organizations, served as an advisor to private equity firms and participated on healthcare industry standards committees.

Joshi holds an undergraduate degree from the H.R. College of Commerce and Economics in Mumbai, India and a Master in Business Administration from Bentley University, Waltham, Mass.

About lifeIMAGE

lifeIMAGE is the nation’s leading medical image exchange solution connecting healthcare networks, providers and patients to imaging records, regardless of where exams are performed or stored. It has been adopted by more than 130 multi-site health systems across the country to improve care coordination for patient consultations, referrals and transfers. Providers use lifeIMAGE to improve the quality and timeliness of care, expand referral business, and eliminate wasteful spending.

Contact:
Don Fluckinger or Erin Anthoine
MSLGROUP Boston
781.684.0770
lifeIMAGE@mslgroup.com