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LeanTaaS Announces Mark Fidow as its First Chief Technology Officer

Engineering & healthcare industry veteran joins LeanTaaS leadership to drive a fast-growing technology team that helps health systems tackle their most urgent challenges, including staff shortages, rapidly rising patient demands, and poor utilization. 

Santa Clara, Calif., December 13, 2022LeanTaaS, Inc., a Silicon Valley-based technology innovator and market leader that transforms core operational processes to increase patient access, decrease wait times, reduce healthcare delivery costs, and improve revenue, today announced it has hired Mark Fidow as the company’s first Chief Technology Officer. Fidow’s appointment emphasizes the company’s growth and commitment to creating the most innovative and powerful AI-based technology to help hospitals and health systems utilize data, unlock capacity, and increase ROI.

“We are delighted to welcome Mark to the leadership team to lead our engineering efforts and take us to the next level of product scale and engineering excellence,” said Sanjeev Agrawal, President & Chief Operating Officer of LeanTaaS. “Mark brings a strong, diverse skill set and a proven history of scaling teams and technology to LeanTaaS. With him at the helm, our engineering team will continue to grow and deliver innovative, market-leading products that help our customers solve their toughest challenges. His experience growing high performing engineering teams is key to achieving our vision of building out ‘Air Traffic Control’ for health system operations.” 

“I’m incredibly excited to join LeanTaaS during a period of such strong growth and innovation,” said Fidow. “I’m looking forward to advancing the technology side of the business and helping our engineering team grow, mature, and bring their best to their job. We are at a critical inflection point in healthcare where existing tools and processes need to be revamped to support hospitals and health systems in overcoming the lingering effects of COVID-19 and I’m proud to be leading this effort along with my colleagues at LeanTaaS.”

Chandra Kalle will take on the newly created role of VP of Security and Compliance. “Chandra has skillfully led the engineering team at LeanTaaS from its inception as a healthcare-focused analytics company all the way until now, with three disruptive products deployed at over 150 health systems across the country. This included putting in place the necessary level of security and compliance protocols to serve health systems. With his deep background in Symantec, he’s expertly qualified to continue innovating in this function and take it to its next level,” said Agrawal.

Fidow has a diverse engineering background that began in airline departure control systems, then fintech, and most recently, healthcare. He joins LeanTaaS after eight years at Change Healthcare, where he grew the strength of his engineering teams from 85 to more than 450 globally. He has specific and extensive experience in the healthcare technology industry, and actionable experience with using data and insights to accelerate digital transformation in healthcare settings. In his new role, he will be responsible for bolstering the LeanTaaS engineering function, leading the company into the next stage of technological growth and expansion. 

About LeanTaaS

LeanTaaS provides software solutions that combine lean principles, predictive and prescriptive analytics, and machine learning to transform hospital and infusion center operations. The company’s software is being used by over 140 health systems across the nation, which all rely on the iQueue cloud-based solutions to increase patient access, decrease wait times, reduce healthcare delivery costs, and improve revenue. LeanTaaS is based in Santa Clara, California, and Charlotte, North Carolina. For more information about LeanTaaS, please visit https://leantaas.com/, and connect on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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Kate Soden

leantaas@pancomm.com

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