RIVERSIDE, Calif., Nov. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — ONRAD, Inc., a 24/7 full-service technology-enabled radiology services provider offering comprehensive on-site, remote and custom professional radiology services, is pleased to announce that David Engert has joined ONRAD’s executive leadership team as President and Chief Executive Officer.
Engert is an accomplished executive with a successful track record of consistently building, transforming and managing technology-based healthcare organizations to achieve high-performance results with high-value growth and returns. He brings over 25 years of broad healthcare industry experience, serving in leadership positions for a variety of software and services companies providing solutions for hospitals, physician organizations, health insurers and pharmacies.
“Dave is a dynamic leader and a welcomed addition to ONRAD,” explains Dr. Salen, ONRAD, Inc.’s co-founder and retiring CEO, who will remain as Chairman of the Board. “His outstanding track record in leading and transforming healthcare IT and teleradiology companies make him the ideal choice to help us further penetrate the hospital and imaging centers, demonstrate the value of our advanced full-service radiology solutions and take the company to the next level.”
Within the teleradiology sector, Engert was president and CEO of Nighthawk Radiology Holdings, Inc., a publicly traded teleradiology services company that was, at the time, the industry’s largest teleradiology provider. Under Engert’s management, the company experienced quality growth and operational and financial improvements, leading to its successful sale to vRAD.
“I look forward to the opportunity to lead the ONRAD team of highly skilled business and technology professionals along with our world class physicians, to provide high quality solutions to address our customer’s complex radiology needs,” Dave indicated. “Our industry demands flexible, quality, and affordable services. Our focused goals position us well to seize these market opportunities.”
Most recently Engert has invested in and served as executive chairman and advisor to several private and publicly-traded healthcare companies with solutions focused on enterprise software applications for health information exchanges; point-of-care diagnostic devices for physicians; software solutions connecting physicians to patient health records and medical charts via mobile devices; and, personalized medication management for patient-specific needs.
Engert previously served as president and CEO of Quality Care Solutions, Inc. (QCSI), a leading provider of health insurance claim reimbursement and benefit administration software for some of the nation’s largest insurers, including large HMO’s, Medicaid and Blue Cross Plans. QCSI successfully sold to Trizetto, Inc.
Early in his career Engert held senior leadership positions