HILLSBORO, Ore., June 16, 2015 ZOOM+, the innovator of on-demand healthcare and Performance Health Insurance, today announced that David Kohel has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer.
"As we roll out the most ambitious, creative initiative transforming US healthcare, we're finding many people of exceptional talent are gravitating to ZOOM+," says Dave Sanders, M.D., co-founder and CEO. "We are delighted to have David join the executive team where he'll be responsible for enhancing our proprietary technology cloud. Since we started ZOOM+, our technology platform has been critical to delighting our customers. From live scheduling, to worldwide video visits, to medical records, to performance monitoring and assessing, we're committed to building the best tech stack in the industry."
Kohel directed product and technology strategy and delivery for all Nike (NKE - NYSE) digital brand experiences from 2010-2015, including web, mobile, and platforms. He was the organizational leader for product management, architecture, and engineering with direct ownership of 200+ online experiences and five mobile applications.
With Kohel in the CTO role, ZOOM+, formerly known as ZoomCare, enhances an exceptional technology team as it builds its Performance Health Insurance System, and rolls out its Neighborhood Health Campus delivering a full line of healthcare services including urgent and emergency, primary and performance, and specialist and surgery.
ZOOM+, the Portland-based innovator of on-demand healthcare, is creating the nation's first health insurance system built from the ground up to enhance human performance. By seamlessly combining the security of traditional health insurance with membership-based brain, cellular and strength/stamina training and coaching, ZOOM+ Performance Health Insurance is empowering people to reach their peak performance. Co-founded in 2006 in Portland, Oregon, by healthcare entrepreneurs David Sanders, M.D. and Albert DiPiero, M.D., ZOOM+, formerly called ZoomCare, was built on the promise of delivering "Twice the Health At Half the Cost With Ten Times the Delight." ZOOM+ is a privately held company currently operating 27 neighborhood clinics in Portland, Vancouver and Seattle. ZOOM+ was selected one of the most admired healthcare companies in Oregon in 2014 and has been a finalist for the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network's Growth Company of the Year.
ZOOM+ has been responsible for many retail healthcare firsts. The company built the first mobile online scheduler with same-day access to over 500 no-wait appointments; created the innovative neighborhood retail clinic format; invented the "Magic Minute" and "Painless Procedure"; helped pass legislation allowing clinics to provide prescription medications; published transparent prices on the website; offered convenient office hours 365 days a year, in some cases until midnight.