HealthStream Announces the Promotion of Trisha L. Coady to Senior Vice President & General Manager, Clinical Solutions

Business Wire 8-Nov-2018 9:25 AM

HealthStream (NASDAQ:HSTM) today announced the promotion of Trisha L. Coady, RN, BSN to Senior Vice President & General Manager, Clinical Solutions, HealthStream. In her new position, she joins the Company's Executive Team as its senior clinical solutions executive.

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HealthStream announces promotion of Trisha Coady to Senior Vice President & General Manager, Clinical Solutions. (Photo: Business Wire)

Ms. Coady has most recently served as Vice President & General Manager, Clinical Staff Development Solutions at HealthStream. Under her leadership, HealthStream's innovative, industry-leading clinical development solutions for the healthcare workforce have grown both in number of offerings and market share among hospitals and health systems across the nation. In her new role, she will be responsible for all of the Company's clinical products and solutions, including those in the areas of Clinical Staff Development and Resuscitation.

"Trisha is a visionary, strategic leader who consistently delivers results," said Robert A. Frist, Jr., Chairman & CEO, HealthStream. "Her deep clinical knowledge, coupled with strong entrepreneurial business skills, makes her well suited to lead HealthStream's efforts to innovate and offer outcomes-focused clinical solutions to healthcare organizations. She is highly respected among both customers and employees—and I believe she makes an outstanding addition to the Company's Executive Team."

In her tenure at HealthStream, Ms. Coady has played a key role in the successful product development, market introduction, and ongoing management of the Company's portfolio of clinical staff development solutions. The Nurse Residency Pathway™ program, CE Center™, Checklist Management™, and several industry-leading nursing skills content libraries have all excelled under Coady's leadership. As HealthStream launches new resuscitation solutions in the marketplace, which will start in early 2019, Ms. Coady's skills will be well utilized as her responsibilities expand to include its full suite of clinical and competency solutions.

"As a nurse, it's an honor to work at a Company like HealthStream that is dedicated to supporting the healthcare workforce deliver better outcomes," said Ms. Coady. "I am inspired by the work of our talented leaders and employees in achieving our mission and am excited to continue disrupting the industry through innovation as a member of the Executive Team."

Prior to joining HealthStream, Ms. Coady was the healthcare Practice Manager at Bluedrop Performance Learning; Founder & President of MedSenses and the Nurses Network; and a registered nurse at several healthcare organizations. She is a nationally recognized expert on professional development for clinicians, having served as a past president of a Canadian nursing informatics group and having published her research in the Journal of Nursing Informatics. Ms. Coady started her career with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Moncton in the Canadian province of New Brunswick.

About HealthStream

HealthStream (NASDAQ:HSTM) is dedicated to improving patient outcomes through the development of healthcare organizations' greatest asset: their people. Our unified suite of solutions is contracted by, collectively, approximately 4.9 million healthcare employees in the U.S. for workforce development, training & learning management, talent management, credentialing, privileging, provider enrollment, performance assessment, and managing simulation-based education programs. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, HealthStream has additional offices in Brentwood, Tennessee; Jericho, New York; Boulder; Colorado; San Diego, California; and Chicago, Illinois. For more information, visit http://www.healthstream.com or call 800-933-9293.

This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties regarding HealthStream. Investors are cautioned that such results or events predicted in these statements may differ materially from actual future events or results. This information has been included in reliance on the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Investors are cautioned that such results or events predicted in these statements may differ materially from actual future events or results. These forward-looking statements are based on a variety of assumptions that may not be realized, and which are subject to significant risks and uncertainties, including that the acquisition may not be consummated and that the anticipated financial and strategic benefits of the acquisition may not be realized, as well as risks and uncertainties referenced from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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