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Subsidium Healthcare Announces Four New Senior Level Additions to the Firm

Subsidium Healthcare, a premier management consulting firm, announced the appointment of four new senior level additions across the firm. The new appointments support Subsidium Healthcare’s growth, and enable the firm to continue to help its clients deliver exceptional results.

“I am pleased to welcome these four individuals to Subsidium Healthcare, in recognition of their ability to deliver outstanding results for our clients, and to contribute to the firm’s continuing growth,” said Rich D’Amaro, Founder and Managing Partner.

The new additions are:
Bob Kinard has joined the Nashville office of Subsidium Healthcare as a Partner in the Subsidium Physician Resources Center of Excellence. He has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry, most recently at Vanguard Health Systems. Throughout his career, Mr. Kinard has held several C-level positions in operations, M&A, and finance for physician practice management, outpatient health care, and EDI/transactions processing companies.

Mr. Kinard’s expertise includes significant experience in mergers and acquisitions, financial and business operations, business planning and strategic development, and corporate finance. In addition, Mr. Kinard has served on management teams that have collectively raised nearly $300M in debt and equity capital. Mr. Kinard holds a B.S. in Finance from Florida State University and an MBA from The University of Alabama.
Jay Backstrom has joined Subsidium Healthcare as a Partner leading our Telehealth Center of Excellence. He is a healthcare IT consulting executive with over 22 years of experience focused exclusively in the healthcare industry. Jay has extensive experience in the planning and implementation of TeleHealth / Connected Care programs, new IT-enabled revenue programs (XaaS), advanced imaging/vendor neutral archives (VNA), and Radiology and Cardiology IT, and other innovation technologies.

Jay is a frequent speaker at national healthcare conferences and has had multiple articles published in the market on innovation technologies and developing new revenue programs. Jay holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Computer Information Systems from Texas State University. Jay played scholarship tennis in college and continues to play competitively whenever possible.
Jeff is a Senior Manager in Subsidium Healthcare’s Telehealth Center of Excellence. He has over 15 years of clinical, business and technology consulting and vendor IT solutions experience. Jeff’s areas of expertise are in the fields of TeleHealth / Connected Care, enterprise medical imaging, Real Time Location Systems (RTLS), health IT planning, and program and project management. He has led many critical IT projects to health organizations including integrated delivery networks, academic medical centers, community hospitals, children’s hospitals and the Veteran’s Administration.

Jeff began his career in consulting at First Consulting Group (FCG), as a Manager in the Advanced Health Technologies practice, advising clients in the areas of PACS / medical imaging, TeleMedicine, and health informatics. After leaving FCG, Jeff held consulting and advisory positions with GE Healthcare, Technology Solutions Company (TSC), and Altarum Institute. Most recently, Jeff was the Eastern Consulting Healthcare Services leader at EMC Consulting where he was responsible for delivering advisory and technical services to help transform clinical and technical environments for improved care delivery, operational saving and agility. He holds a Master of Science in Information and Communication Science from Ball State University and Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Ball State University.
Betsy Rosenfield, RN has joined Subsidium Healthcare as a Senior Consultant in the Clinical Informatics Center of Excellence. Ms. Rosenfield brings a 26-year background in the industry, most recently from Sentara Health System in Norfolk Virginia. She is experienced both as a practicing clinician and as an information technology professional, specializing in physician and clinician adoption and use of advanced electronic medical records systems. Her expertise will be invaluable to Subsidium’s clients, “particularly those who have implemented or are planning to implement the EPIC application suite and are now looking at the next wave of innovative use of clinical systems,” says Rick Kramer, Partner with Subsidium Healthcare.

Ms. Rosenfield’s range of experience also includes Telehealth, as she was a core member of the Sentara Health PMO and proponent of enabling clinical strategies using the MDLive platform.

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