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Ankota CEO Hicklen Named Among Region's Top 10 Tech CEOs

Posted by Will Hicklen

Mar 8, 2013 11:47:00 AM

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Ankota is proud to announce that the company's CEO, Will Hicklen, has been named among the Mid-Atlantic region's Top 10 Tech CEOs in the March 2013 issue of SmartCEO Magazine. Hicklen is the only CEO of a Health IT or mHealth company to receive the distinction.
"This really is a recognition of the team's execution as things have taken off," said Hicklen. Explaining further, "We sought first to develop a web-based, mobile software platform for post acute care providers to help them improve productivity immediately and reduce operating expenses. The long term strategy has always been to develop into an enterprise class solution to coordinate entire ecosystems of providers -- this "ecosystem" model better supports Care Transitions, Population Health, and Medical Home models. It includes Hospitals and Accountable Care Organizations, by integrating care planning and coordination with care delivery. That is a real challenge to do in an otherwise disconnected world and this award is really about the entire team at Ankota getting us there."
This recognition comes on the heels of the company's early success, as Ankota was also named SmartCEO's HOT STARTUP in 2010 and appeared in the May issue that year, see news release here.
More about the award: SmartCEO profiles the region's Top 10 Tech firms and their CEOs for their thoughts on the tech industry and technology trends, and solicits advice for other CEOs. The interview with Will Hicklen can be read in the March 2013 issue of SmartCEO (p.68).
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Topics: Will Hicklen, Care Coordination, Accountable Care Organizations, Care Transitions, transitional care, mHealth, Patient Centered Medical Home