President & CEO, Wolters Kluwer Health, Clinical Solutions Mr. Subramanian brings 24 years of general management, process and functional
expertise to Wolters Kluwer Health (WKH). Prior to WKH, he spent over 10 years at
General Electric Company (GE), where he held vice president/general manager positions
for several business lines at GE Information Services, and senior product/service
management positions at GE Medical Systems, including positions in the global nuclear/molecular
medicine modality, service marketing and operations, and strategic planning/market
research. After leaving GE in 1999, Mr. Subramanian served on the executive management
teams of two venture-capital backed technology start-up companies, both of which
completed successful exit strategies, including ProVation Medical, where he served
as Chief Operating Officer prior to the Wolters Kluwer Health acquisition in January,
2006. He received an "Outstanding Entrepreneur" award from NEA (New Enterprise Associates,
a top-tier global venture capital group) post acquisition of ProVation Medical.
Mr. Subramanian has significant expertise in the areas of clinical software/services,
medical content, medical devices, and healthcare supply chain software and services.
He received his BA and MBA degrees from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland,
Vice President, Finance, Clinical Solutions Since joining Wolters Kluwer Health in 1997, Mr. Pins has served in multiple
capacities, including Director of Accounting for our Professional & Education
business unit, Controller of Wolters Kluwer Health and Accounting Manager for Facts &
Comparisons'. He was named Vice President of Finance in June 2006. During his tenure
with our company, Mr. Pins has worked closely with new system integrations and international
accounting, among other special projects. In his current role, he oversees the finance
divisions of ProVation® Medical, Inc., Drug Information and Decision Support. Prior
to joining Wolters Kluwer, Mr. Pins served in public accounting for more than 7
years. He has a Bachelor's of Science degree in accounting from Iowa State University
and is a certified CPA.
Denise Basow, MD
Vice President, General Manager and Editor-in-Chief, Clinical Decison Support (UpToDate) Dr. Basow is a primary care physician who has worked at UpToDate since 1996.
When she first joined the company, her responsibilities were primarily on the editorial
side. She has held the positions of Deputy Editor, Executive Editor and finally
Editor-in-Chief, until the acquisition by Wolters Kluwer in 2009, when she became
Vice President/General Manager of UpToDate. Dr. Basow received a BA in Chemistry
from Duke University, went to medical school at Baylor College of Medicine, and
did her internal medicine residency at Johns Hopkins. She practiced primary care
for four years before joining UpToDate.
David A. Del Toro
Vice President and General Manager, Clinical Drug Information (Medi-Span, Facts &
Comparisons, Lexicomp) Mr. Del Toro joined Wolters Kluwer Health in January of 2006 via the ProVation®
Medical acquisition. At ProVation, Mr. Del Toro was responsible for the software
development team. Post-acquisition he held various positions across the functional
areas of product management, product development, content development and customer
service. In 2010 he became Vice President/General Manager of Clinical Drug Information
for the Clinical Solutions business unit of Wolters Kluwer Health. Before ProVation,
Mr. Del Toro was Vice President of Development & Support and Manager-in-Charge
for the Roseville, Minnesota office of McKesson. Mr. Del Toro started his health
care information systems career 28 years ago with Serving Software, Inc. (now a
part of McKesson) and throughout his career he has managed numerous customer support
and development areas. Mr. Del Toro has a Bachelor's of Arts in Mathematics, Computer
Science, and Statistics from the University of Minnesota and a Master's of Arts
in management from St. Mary's University of Minnesota.
Vice President and General Manager, Clinical Documentation (ProVation Medical) Mr. Haldane has more than 20 years experience in marketing technology solutions
and served as Vice President of Marketing for Wolters Kluwer Health's Clinical Solutions
Division for two years before assuming the role of Vice President and General Manager
of Clinical Documentation. His previous experience includes Director of Business
Development for ProVation Medical, Sr. Commercialization Manager for 3M, Global
Marketing Manager for Imation, Product Marketing Engineer for Intel and General
Manager for PC Solutions.
Early in his career, Mr. Haldane ran an IT services firm delivering solutions to
the legal, educational and health care industries, then spent time at Intel focusing
on new product development. At 3M, he led the commercialization team that built
and launched an RFID-enabled specimen tracking system. Mr. Haldane holds Bachelor's
and Master's degrees in Marketing and Management respectively and is a certified
Six Sigma Black Belt.
Vice President and General Manager, Clinical Informatics & Surveillance
(Pharmacy OneSource & Health Language)
Mr. Barbaro brings 20 years of Healthcare IT and Payer/Managed Care experience in
addition to deep general management, strategic planning and operational process expertise.
He has spent the past two and a half years at Wolters Kluwer Health Clinical Solutions,
initially as a consultant for the Clinical Documentation Operating Unit (ProVation) and
most recently as a member of the WKH CS strategy and business development team. Prior to
his roles at WKH CS, Leo spent eight years at WellPoint/Anthem, the nation's largest
healthcare Payer, in multiple senior leadership positions, where he led organizations
in the medical expense management, analytics and health benefits products and services
areas. Leo began his healthcare career at General Electric, where he spent 10 years at
the GE Corporate Development (Fairfield, CT) and GE Information Services (Gaithersburg, MD)
Divisions. Leo has served on several healthcare standards development committees and presented
on ePrescribing and pay-for-performance at national healthcare industry conferences. He is also
the past co-chair of the National Committee on Quality Healthcare (NCQHC) Pay-for-Performance
task force. Leo holds an MBA from the University of Connecticut.
Linda R. Peitzman, MD
EVP-Clinical Informatics, Clinical Solutions; Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Wolters
Kluwer Health Dr. Peitzman directs clinical strategy and oversees the clinical development
and informatics for Clinical Solutions products at Wolters Kluwer. Her experience
spans many facets of healthcare, from direct patient care, to physician management,
to electronic medical record integration, including a wide range of clinical informatics
and content development. Prior to its acquisition by Wolters Kluwer, she served
as chief medical officer for ProVation Medical, where she led a team of clinicians
and coders who defined and developed medical content for the company's documentation
software applications. Earlier in her career, she was a practicing physician and
a medical director with HealthSystem Minnesota/Park Nicollet Clinic, a large, multispecialty
integrated care delivery system with hospital facilities and 31 clinic locations.
Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, Clinical Solutions Mr. L'Heureux joined ProVation Medical in July of 1997. Prior to joining ProVation,
Mr. L'Heureux was the practice administrator of Minnesota Gastroenterology, where
he had P/L responsibility for all operations. Mr. L'Heureux's seventeen years in
healthcare include strong administrative experience in large clinics, including
managing multi-site clinics and group practices, engineering sales of facilities
and strategic mergers, and working with different managed care models. He is also
experienced in the implementation of electronic medical record systems, and has
served on several vendor advisory boards and information systems committees. Mr.
L'Heureux currently manages several software products and works in the area of business
Vice President, Innovation, Clinical Solutions Mr. Benson co-founded ProVation Medical (formerly cMore Medical Solutions) in
1994. He has been closely involved in most areas of the company's operations, including
Research & Development, Product Management, Sales, Marketing, Business Development
and Client Services. This broad exposure to the company's activities has allowed
him to serve as a valuable knowledge resource for others as the organization has
grown to 150 employees.
Mr. Benson has a BA in Mathematics and Economics from St. Olaf College (1990), where
he graduated Magna Cum Laude and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He worked as a
consultant at Hewitt Associates in Lincolnshire, Illinois immediately after college.
Vice President of Commercial Programs, Clinical Solutions Mrs. Palmer has more than 18 years of experience in sales, marketing and sales
operations. She joined Wolters Kluwer Health in 2006 and has progressed through
a number of key roles. Most recently, Mrs. Palmer served as Senior Director of Sales
Operations, managing the sales and technical support teams and leading the training
and certification program for the ProVation Medical sales team. Her previous roles
within Wolters Kluwer include managing the ProVation Order Sets and Clin-eguide
field sales teams. Prior to joining the company, Mrs. Palmer spent eight years in
senior sales roles with GE Healthcare and Harris Corporation. At GE, she was responsible
for market expansion of patient monitoring and cardiology products and at Harris
Corporation she led the sales and marketing effort for encrypted wireless devices
to military and government operations. She began her career in clinical support
at Homes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne, FL. Mrs. Palmer earned a BA from
the University of Central Florida and MBA from the Florida Institute of Technology.
Director of Human Resources, Clinical Solutions Mrs. Johnson is a human resources professional with more than 20 years experience
in recruiting, training, compensation, employee relations and performance and talent
management. As Director of Human Resources for Clinical Solutions, she currently
has HR responsibilities for Wolters Kluwer Health Clinical Solutions personnel in
Indianapolis, St. Louis and Minneapolis, along with some divisional project responsibilities.
Prior to joining Wolters Kluwer Health, Mrs. Johnson served as the Human Resources
Director for a Big Four accounting firm. She also has previous manufacturing HR
experience. Mrs. Johnson holds a Bachelor's of Science in Management degree from
Purdue University and a Master's of Business Administration degree from Butler University
in Indiana. She is active in HR professional organizations and the non-profit community.