Highly Regarded Executive Joins Board with Over Four Decades of Experience in Health Care Administration
DENVER, Sept. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Assure Holdings Corp. (the “Company” or “Assure”) (TSXV: IOM; OTCQB: ARHH), a provider of intraoperative neuromonitoring services, has appointed Steven Summer to its board of directors.
Summer brings over four decades of management experience in health care to Assure’s board. He currently serves as president and CEO of the Colorado Hospital Association, which represents more than 100 member hospitals and health care systems throughout the state and serves as a credible resource on health issues, hospital data and trends, media, policymakers and the general public. Previously, Summer served as the president and CEO of the West Virginia Hospital Association and prior to that he was with the Maryland Hospital Association, where he also held various senior level roles prior to becoming an executive.
“Steven is a highly regarded health care executive with a wealth of knowledge and expertise in navigating the complexities of large health care systems and regulatory issues across the U.S.,” said John A. Farlinger, Assure’s executive chairman and CEO. “He has been instrumental in the states of Colorado, West Virginia and Maryland in passing important health care legislation, advocating for patient safety, and expanding critical access to health services for residents. We believe Steven’s experience in dealing with a multitude of health care providers and his network of contacts across the country will be an invaluable asset to our board as we continue to expand our platform.”
Commenting on his appointed, Summer stated: “Assure has built a proven platform that offers an exceptional quality of service to better monitor the safety of patients during invasive surgeries. The company has earned an excellent reputation across multiple states and is poised to continue growing the business. I look forward to providing my unique perspective and guidance on how best to navigate partnerships between health care providers in order to continue expanding the platform into new geographies and surgical verticals.”
Summer holds an MBA in health care administration from George Washington University. He has served on numerous boards within the health care field and has authored or co-authored 15 publications. Summer was also recognized as the Denver Business Journal Health Care Industry Leader, along with being listed in the Denver Business Journal Power Book as one of the top health care industry leaders.
Summer’s appointment remains subject to review and approval by the TSX Venture Exchange.
About Assure Holdings
Assure Holdings Corp. is a Colorado-based company that works with neurosurgeons and orthopedic spine surgeons to provide a turnkey suite of services that support intraoperative neuromonitoring activities during invasive surgeries. Assure employs its own staff of technologists and uses its own state-of-the-art monitoring equipment, handles 100% of intraoperative neuromonitoring scheduling and setup, and bills for all technical services provided. While Assure focuses primarily on supporting spinal and vascular surgeries, plans are in place to support other classes of medicine that rely on the standard of care that intraoperative neuromonitoring provides. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.assureneuromonitoring.com.
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John Farlinger, Executive Chairman
Assure Holdings Corp.
Cody Slach, Managing Director
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