Ed Daniels has extensive experience in health information technology including electronic health data exchange, interoperability and care management, and coordination. Ed has also served as CEO, COO, and Vice President of companies and agencies of various sizes in the health care, marketing, telecommunications, and emergency services industries. He typically assists as a strategic consultant, but sometimes assumes a senior management role. Most recently, Ed has been working on the formation of a new collaborative to streamline and digitize the electronic informed consent and advance care planning process. Ed has also recently consulted with accountable care organizations in Illinois and Colorado as they expand and rationalize their IT infrastructures.
Prior to its acquisition by Aetna, Ed assisted Healthagen with the development of their operations function and development of their mobile consumer health application, iTriage. Ed also served as CEO of RMD Networks, Inc., a development-stage company that electronically connected communities of physicians, their staff, and their patients. RMD was acquired by Alere.
Outside of his professional life, for 14 years Ed was a volunteer firefighter and fire chief in the foothills west of Denver, Colorado. He currently splits his time between Colorado and Key West, Florida.
Ed earned an MS in Industrial Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a BS in Psychology from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.