Press Release (ePRNews.com) - Miami, FL - Nov 03, 2016 - Care Angel, an AI powered virtual caregiver and heallthcare assistant platform, announced telehealth and telemonitoring expert Darren Hay has joined the company’s rapidly expanding senior leadership team as Chief Revenue Angel/Officer. Hay will focus on expanding Care Angel’s business development as well as sales and partnership activities. Care Angel, the innovative start-up venture that created the first artificial intelligence (AI)-powered caregiving solution, was launched in America and Canada earlier this year with a mission to support the more than 73 million North American family caregivers of older seniors who want to age-in-place.
Hay, a 22-year veteran of the telehealth market, has played an integral role in the development, launch and scaling of many of North America’s largest and most successful remote patient monitoring and telehealth initiatives. Prior to joining Care Angel, Hay held senior executive roles as Senior Vice President, Sales and Strategic Partnerships for IDEAL LIFE, an ADT subsidiary, Vice President, Professional Services and Telehealth for Canadian telecommunications leader Telus Communications and Vice President, Professional Services and Telehealth for Emergis.
“Darren is a health technology executive and entrepreneur who has been dedicated to developing stronger health systems through the acceleration of innovative technology. We’re thrilled to have him on our senior leadership team and know his experience and expertise will have immediate impact in building our Care Angel growth and influence.”
In addition to his new role at Care Angel, Hay was recently appointed to the Florida Telehealth Advisory Council, created by Governor Rick Scott to provide direction for advancing telehealth in the State of Florida. Hay has held additional advisory and board positions with McMaster University, Pathway Group, Kela Medical, Essential Accessibility and the Government of Ontario Centres of Excellence.
“Darren is a health technology executive and entrepreneur who has been dedicated to developing stronger health systems through the acceleration of innovative technology,” said Wolf Shlagman, Chief Angel and founder of Care Angel. “We’re thrilled to have him on our senior leadership team and know his experience and expertise will have immediate impact in building our Care Angel growth and influence.”
Care Angel uses a unique approach to remote care monitoring technology used to help older adults remain independent, healthy and productive. Its innovative, patent-pending Smart Care 3.0 platform combines the latest technologies in remote monitoring, AI, voice recognition and mobile care management all backed by evidence-based science and methodologies to deliver a higher-touch, yet lower tech caregiving model using a traditional landline, cell phone or other VOIP-enabled devices.
By infusing gamification, psychology and behavioral economics, Care Angel offers a holistic engaging virtual caregiver assistant called ANGEL — (A)automated, i(N)telligent monitorin(G), car(E)giving p(L)atform – that not only helps keep seniors healthier and happier but maximizes the time family members spend to ensure the safety and independence of their loved one.
In addition to supporting the millions of family caregivers helping older or chronically ill loved ones remain independently at home as long as possible, Care Angel also provides health systems, health plans and employers the tools to better manage the health and well-being of their patients, members and employees. Care Angel’s innovative solution has recently won accolades and awards from AARP, Aging 2.0, Health 2.0, Start Up Bootcamp Miami, Boomer Venture Summit, Louisville Innovation Summit, Exponential Medicine, eHealth Initiative Innovation Challenge, HealthTech and Partners Healthcare.
About Care Angel
Introducing Care Angel and ANGEL, the world’s first Artificially Intelligent Caregiver. ANGEL is an award-winning, patent-pending A.I. Powered Healthcare Assistant that is pioneering the Science of Artificially Intelligent Caregiving available via a simple phone call. Low tech and high touch to the care recipient, she keeps family connected, improves outcomes, and lowers costs while improving quality of life.
With a simple 1-2 minute Care Call, ANGEL, (A)automated i(N)telligent monitorin(G) car(E)giving p(L)atform), uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) and voice recognition. ANGEL empowers aging-in-place seniors and other care recipients to live healthier, safer and more independently, while greatly augmenting the family caregiver’s capabilities to better care for their loved ones and for providers, payers, employers and health systems to care for the sickest & costliest populations. A Care Call a day keeps the Doctor away.
By leveraging Care Angel’s powerful yet simple Check-in Care Call technology, payers, providers and other partners can tap into AI-powered TeleCare automation with simple telephones to scale their managed care, population management, and post-discharge operations into the future, while lowering risks, cutting costs and improving outcomes.
To learn more about Care Angel and how ANGEL works, the company news and updates visit: careangel.com. Follow Care Angel on Twitter @MyCareAngel and like Care Angel on Facebook at MyCareAngel.
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