Aventura Adds General Grant to Focus on Strategic Initiatives
Mr. Grant to Drive Corporate Vision through Execution as Vice President of Strategic Initiatives
Denver, CO – June 27, 2012 – Aventura, the company that makes clinicians’ work flow, today announced the addition of Mr. General Grant to the Strategic Initiatives team. With an extensive background in end-to-end corporate strategy planning and development, and a proven ability to drive corporate vision through to execution, Mr. Grant will take on a new role as Vice President of Strategic Initiatives. He will focus on strengthening Aventura’s promise of improving hospital outcomes with healthcare IT by growing the company’s corporate strategy and business development areas.
Mr. Grant joins Aventura from Siemens Medical Solutions, USA where he led various strategic initiatives including Soarian Information Access, an end-user computing, enterprise single sign on (SSO) and virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution. Prior to Siemens, Mr. Grant was the Chief Technology Officer for Motors Insurance Corporation, a General Motors Acceptance Corporation company, and its subsidiary companies within the insurance sector. Mr. Grant managed technology integration in complex, large-scale systems environments and managed enterprise infrastructure architecture, infrastructure delivery, and vendor management. Additional technology leadership positions include Vice President of Technology for Hawk Holdings, and co-founder and Vice President of Operations for Global Solutions and Technologies, Inc., a diversified product and services company that serviced companies in healthcare, professional sports, telecommunications, chemical, retail and other industries with specialty manufacturing, product design and 3D visualization, managed collocation and internet solutions, and software development services.
“General brings incredible depth and knowledge of the healthcare IT industry to Aventura,” said Howard Diamond, Aventura CEO. “Combining that with proven strategic and organization acumen, General will be instrumental in helping us accelerate our business while also ensuring our customers experience the improvements in healthcare they expect.”
As the Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, Mr. Grant will develop and support Aventura’s strategic activities. His overall focus will include strengthening Aventura’s partner portfolio and strategic relationships, and refining the corporate vision and solutions.
“I look forward to helping Aventura expand so we can continue to help hospitals maximize their HIT investment and drive measurable healthcare outcomes,” said General Grant. “Aventura is creating a huge impact in healthcare by matching the clinical computing environment to the clinician workflow that drives measurable care improvements. I’m excited to lead that process.”
Aventura improves the workflow of doctors and nurses by providing the information they need, when and where they need it. Its context and location aware computing intelligence orchestrates technologies already in place, making them responsive to the user. Aventura provides tools that help clinicians practice more productively and effectively, allowing them to spend more time with patients. Aventura improves clinician satisfaction, increases EMR use at the point of care, and allows focus on the quality of care. Learn more at www.aventurahq.com.