Mark Winkler named Chairman of the Board of DaVincian Healthcare
Dr. Mark Winkler, a Nevada-based physician and educator, has been named Chairman of the Board of DaVincian Healthcare, where he looks forward to furthering the company’s mission to provide healthcare to underserved populations in the U.S. and globally.
“There simply aren’t enough doctors and medical professionals to take care of people outside of the first world,” said Winkler of DaVincian’s goal to leverage mobile technology and artificial intelligence to save lives. “The promise to bring healthcare to people who otherwise couldn’t get it, that’s the promise of DaVincian.”
As a co-founder of Steinberg Diagnostic Medical Imaging (SDMI) in Las Vegas in 1985, Winkler brings experience as a clinician, an entrepreneur, and an early adopter of technology to his role at DaVincian. He has served on the faculties of the University of California San Francisco and the University of Nevada Las Vegas. He is the first practicing physician to chair the DaVincian board.
“Medicine is very open to technological changes,” said Winkler. “Those of us currently in practice, as well as our patients, appreciate the benefits technology brings.”
DaVincian President and CEO Theodore Waz noted the importance of Winkler’s experience in achieving the company’s goals: “Dr. Winkler provides valuable clinical perspectives; a critical area of emphasis that is important to achieving our mission. By marrying clinical perspectives with tech solutions, we can finely focus on the programs and products that will have the greatest impact.”
Looking at upcoming DaVincian efforts, Winkler focused on what he sees as most important: “It’s about fulfilling the dream of telehealth for large and underserved populations. It’s technology & data that will save lives.”
DaVincian Healthcare develops solutions that improve clinical and financial outcomes and enhance patient engagement by intelligently and securely connecting mobile applications, mobile devices, healthcare expertise, and healthcare data. More information about DaVincian Healthcare and its successful international efforts can be found at www.DaVincian.com.