|[May 10, 2012]
M*Modal Hires Chief Legal Officer
FRANKLIN, Tenn. --(Business Wire)--
(NASDAQ/GS: MODL), a leading provider of clinical documentation services
and Speech Understanding™ solutions, announced today that Kathryn Twiddy
has joined the company as Chief Legal Officer, effective May 1. Ms.
Twiddy is responsible for all legal matters, including intellectual
property, mergers/acquisitions, employment law, corporate governance and
She replaces Mark Sullivan, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer &
Secretary, who has decided to leave M*Modal to pursue other business
interests and has agreed to remain with the Company as counsel until
July 1 to assist with the transition of responsibilities to her. During
his nine plus years with M*Modal, the Company and the industry as a
whole experienced extraordinary change. We appreciate all that Mark has
done for M*Modal and wish him well in his future endeavors.
Prior to joining M*Modal, Ms. Twiddy was Vice President, Senior
Associate General Counsel at Quintiles Transnational Corporation in
Durham, NC, where she was general counsel to Quintiles Commercial,
global employment counsel and senior intellectual property counsel for
the company. She has over 20 years of law firm and in-house experience
in the Technology/Life Sciences industry, including over five years as
General Counsel of Misys Healthcare Systems, three years as a partner in
Kilpatrick Stockton LLP, and more than seven years with IBM (News - Alert) Corporation.
She has broad-basedlegal experience in complex corporate and technology
transactions, corporate governance, employment and healthcare law.
"We welcome Kathy to the M*Modal Executive team as Chief Legal Officer,"
said Vern Davenport, Chairman and CEO of M*Modal. "She will be an
Ms. Twiddy noted, "M*Modal is uniquely positioned at the crossroads of
healthcare and information technology, and I couldn't be more excited to
be joining the company as its CLO. I look forward to helping the company
in its mission to improve the delivery of healthcare."
Ms. Twiddy graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina
School of Law in Chapel Hill, NC, where she also earned her B.A. in
M*Modal (NASDAQ/GS: MODL) is a leading provider of clinical narrative
capture services, Speech Understanding™ technology and clinical
documentation workflow. M*Modal's enterprise solutions - including
mobile voice capture devices, speech recognition, Natural Language
Understanding, Web-based workflow platforms and global network of
medical editors - help healthcare facilities facilitate adoption of
electronic health records (EHR), transition to ICD-10, improve patient
care, increase physician satisfaction and lower operational costs. For
more information, please visit www.mmodal.com,
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