Kurt Hammond – Chief Sales & Marketing Officer
Mr. Hammond has over 22 years of healthcare experience, including 15 years in health IT and seven years in the medical device market. Having managed four different start-up organizations building successful go-to-market strategies and sales and marketing channels from the ground up, Mr. Hammond brings strong business operations knowledge and deep technical and clinical expertise to his current role of President of the iConnect Division at Merge.
Mr. Hammond joined Merge via the acquisition of AMICAS (also formerly known as VitalWorks), where he was a Vice President of Sales since 2003. Prior to VitalWorks, Mr. Hammond was the Director of Sales, Marketing & Business Development for Acuo Technologies (now part of Perceptive Software), a company in the vendor neutral archive space. He also held several product management, sales and marketing leadership positions at ProVation Medical (formerly known as cMore Medical Solutions), Spine-Tech, Meadox Medicals (now part of Boston Scientific) and Smiths Industries. Mr. Hammond has an MBA from Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota and a B.A. in Political Science from Miami University.
Murray A. Reicher, M.D., F.A.C.R,
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Reicher is a board-certified diagnostic radiologist and Fellow of the American College of Radiology. He is known for his numerous scientific publications, inventions, and presentations in the fields of neuroradiology, musculoskeletal MRI, and health information technologies. In 1992, he co-founded DR Systems, Inc., a leading provider of information and image management solutions for health care enterprises. In addition to serving as Chairman of DR Systems, he is the co-founder/Chairman of Health Companion, Inc., co-founder/board member of Health Beacons, LLC, and councilor for the California Radiological Society, as well as the past President of Radiology Medical Group, Inc., and past CEO of Imaging Healthcare Specialists, LLC. Dr. Reicher received his undergraduate degree at UCLA in Biochemistry and his medical degree at UCSD.