Cisco Veteran Brings Healthcare Expertise, Executive Leadership to Propel Growth
NASHVILLE, Tenn., – September 16, 2013 — Amplion Clinical Communications (Amplion) today announced that Frank Grant has been named Chief Sales and Marketing Officer.
In his role, Grant will oversee the company’s sales, business development and marketing efforts. Formerly, Jeff Gould served in this position. Gould now transitions to Chief Strategy Officer for Amplion.
Grant brings more than 30 years of integrated sales and marketing experience in the healthcare and technology industries, and has a strong history of growing businesses.
“Frank is a very talented individual and his dynamic background speaks volumes for his proven ability to create growth and change,” said David Condra, Chairman and CEO of Amplion. “His expertise and drive are sure to be an asset as our company continues to evolve since our launch in late 2012.”
Prior to joining Amplion, Grant served as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer for Adreima, a Phoenix, Ariz.-based privately-held company, providing revenue-cycle and reimbursement services to U.S. hospitals. He led Adreima’s expansion efforts to 16 states and increased sales 38 percent year over year, as well as completely reorganized the company’s sales and marketing approach.
Previously, Grant spent more than a decade with technology juggernaut, Cisco Systems, where he held various leadership roles among multiple departments including operations and sales, and as Executive Director of North American Healthcare, during his last three years with the company.
“I’m thrilled to join the Amplion team,” said Grant. “The energy and pace of the company is motivating, and the Amplion Alert solution is truly a product that will change the lives of clinical providers, and their patients – which makes my job very rewarding.”
Grant holds a Master’s in Business Management and a Bachelor’s in Economics from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. He finished his Master’s with distinction as Beta Gamma Sigma, among the top 15 percent of his class and completed his undergraduate years with honors. Additionally, he has past and active board service with numerous organizations including the Healthcare Security Alliance, HITRUST, Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management, the Nashville Technology Council and First Church Unity.
About Amplion Clinical Communications
Amplion provides clinical communication systems that take patient care to the next level. It supports hospitals of all sizes to improve quality, safety and cost of care while enhancing patient satisfaction. Amplion’s in-room alert and response system facilitates real-time attention to patient needs, compliance with care protocols, reduction of never-events and the ability to track, manage and confirm the delivery of care. Founded in 1979 as Dalcon Communication Systems, the company rebranded in 2012 as Amplion Clinical Communications.