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James M. Maisel, M.D., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
James M. Maisel, M.D., Chairman and CEO of ZyDoc and MediSapien, completed his retina training at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center as the Dyson Foundation vitreoretinal fellow. In 1993, he led development of one of the first prototype multimedia EMRs subsequently purchased by the Department of Defense. In medical informatics, he served as Chairman of HOST (Healthcare Open Standards and Trials) and participated in many industry and standards development efforts. He is a frequent lecturer on a wide variety of topics and a recognized innovator in the medical informatics industry. ZyDoc has won awards from the medical informatics, speech recognition, and computing industries. After Philips Speech Processing approached ZyDoc to incorporate speech recognition (SR) into the ZyDoc EHR product in 1998, Dr. Maisel oversaw the acquisition of new language modeling technology for ZyDoc?s development of 18 medical specialty models for SR engines. In 2000, the speech recognition language models were bundled with Dragon NaturallySpeaking Medical. (The medical SR company was sold to Lernout and Hauspie who went bankrupt.) In 2010, ZyDoc unveiled MediSapien, a web-based service that uses NLP technology to convert unstructured text into structured data for EHRs, coding and analytics. Dr. Maisel has four provisional patents in medical informatics.

As Chairman of the Retina Group of New York, his practice serves as a paradigm featuring ZyDoc technologies integrated with best-of-breed cutting-edge medical informatics solutions in a production environment addressing  complex challenges faced by medical practices in the 21st century.  He serves on the medical advisory board of six pharmaceutical companies. LINKEDIN: www.linkedin.com/pub/james-maisel-md

Stan Esikoff, ZyDoc Board MemberStan Esikoff, Member of ZyDoc Board of Directors, is a technology and business executive with extensive experience in Financial Services and Medical Informatics. A graduate of Brown University, Stan has helped create and manage complex technology environments in both spheres, serving in executive management and consulting capacities. His significant hands-on experience in planning, developing and implementing applications and systems architectures has been put to use in support of bringing the MediSapien product to market, and in the ongoing development of enhancements and new downstream applications. Stan also helps to orchestrate the requisite business processes within ZyDoc.

Matt Bouchard, Senior Project Manager, MediSapien Product ManagerMatt Bouchard, Senior Project Analyst/MediSapien Product Manager, is a database expert and project manager specializing in analyzing complex business problems and assessing how systems can be implemented to solve them. As product manager of MediSapien Knowledge Management Platform, he manages overall coordination of all related projects from planning through implementation. Serving as ZyDoc Project Manager/Application Engineer since 2007, he has been responsible for managing various IT related projects including datacenter development, developing billing solutions, and architecting the MediSapien Knowledge Management Platform. He has assisted in the development and management of numerous healthcare projects including system design and development, datacenter design and implementation, and application enhancements for business needs in accordance with HIPAA and HITECH standards. He has designed, implemented, and managed virtualized server environments in both VMWare vSphere and Virtual Iron. He has designed, managed, and maintained multiple SQL Server and MySQL databases for production, development, and testing. Matt also architected a system to translate medical concepts to various medical terminologies and classifications automatically. Matt holds a B.S. in Business Administration focused in Management Information Systems/Finance from University of Maine, and is currently pursuing a M.S. in Heath Informatics from University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.LINKEDIN:  www.linkedin.com/pub/matt-bouchard

Kevin Ross, VP Sales. LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com

Laura Maisel, Esq., Corporate Secretary, and ZyDoc Legal Accounts Supervisor has been with the company since its inception. Her responsibilities include company legal affairs, HIPAA compliance, press relations, and supervision of legal and law enforcement transcription operations. She received her B.A. from Barnard College of Columbia University in 1974, her M.S.J. from Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University in 1975, and her J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law in 1978. She is fluent in Spanish. Education: 1974 – B.A. – Barnard College of Columbia University. 1975 – M.S.J. – Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University. 1978 – J.D. – St. John’s University School of Law