MDmetrix Names Caradigm Co-Founder and COO Warren Ratliff as Chief Executive OfficerSEATTLE, WA, 13 September 2018
MDmetrix, a healthcare data analytics company, has appointed former Caradigm co-founder and COO Warren Ratliff as president and chief executive officer. MDmetrix’s software first launched at Seattle Children’s Hospital, where clinicians are using MDmetrix’s analytics, visualization, and AI tools to drive improvement in clinical practice. Over the past year, MDmetrix has become Seattle Children’s first spin-out company.
Ratliff has spent more than 20 years in leadership roles in healthcare and technology, including executive positions in companies such as McKesson Provider Technologies, GE Healthcare, and Caradigm. At McKesson, Ratliff revamped the company’s sales and services processes. At GE, Ratliff helped develop new software products for health systems, while turning around operations for legacy GE businesses. Most recently, Ratliff led the acquisition and integration of seven healthcare software businesses to form Caradigm, which he grew into an industry-leading population healthcare company.
“I’m excited to have this unique opportunity to support physicians by providing the outcomes analytics they need to improve patient care,” Ratliff said. “I’m looking forward to leveraging MDmetrix’s tools to unleash clinicians to transform care and lower costs.”
MDmetrix was founded by Dr. Dan Low, M.D., B.Med.Sci., MRCPCH, FRCA, an attending anesthesiologist at Seattle Children’s Hospital and associate professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Low founded the company because he grew frustrated with physicians’ lack of visibility across patient outcomes.
Dr. Low said, “I am thrilled that we are bringing in a leader of Warren’s caliber to guide our team. Having proven the real-world impact of our analytics tools, MDmetrix is ready to work with clinicians across the country to transform patient care, and Warren is the right person to lead our company into the future.” With Ratliff as CEO, Dr. Low will continue to guide MDmetrix’s clinical strategy as chief medical officer.
“I am delighted that Warren is joining MDmetrix as CEO,” said Ryan Sousa, MDmetrix board member and chief data officer of Seattle Children’s. “With the success that Dan and his team have had over the past year, MDmetrix is poised for an exciting new stage of growth.”
“MDmetrix has changed the way my team practices medicine, by giving us visibility into outcomes so that we can continually improve the way we treat patients and manage workflows” said Dr. Scott Manning, a leading Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) surgeon based in Seattle. “Using MDmetrix, we can see outcomes across patients for the first time, which has enabled us to improve our patients’ pain scores and post-operative recovery experience.”
MDmetrix is a healthcare data analytics, visualization, and AI company that serves hospitals and surgery centers. By empowering physicians with visibility into outcomes across patients, MDmetrix unleashes clinicians to lower costs and transform care. Founded in Seattle in 2016, MDmetrix is the first company to be spun out of Seattle Children's Hospital. To learn more, please visit www.mdmetrix.com.