Kyruus Adds Two Physician Leaders to Its Clinical Advisory Board

Julia D. Andrieni, MD and L. Arick Forrest, MD to Advise Patient Access Leader as it Develops New Solutions

Boston, MA – January 18, 2017 – Kyruus, a leader in provider search and scheduling solutions for health systems, today announced that Julia D. Andrieni, MD, FACP, and L. Arick Forrest, MD, have joined its Clinical Advisory Board. The board now consists of ten of the country’s top physician thought leaders who are advising Kyruus as it continues to expand its multi-channel portfolio of patient access solutions.

Dr. Andrieni is Vice President of Population Health and Primary Care at Houston Methodist, where she leads the organization’s population health management strategy. She also serves as President and CEO of the Houston Methodist Physicians’ Alliance for Quality. Previously, she was Vice Chair of Medicine and Chief of the General Internal Medicine Division at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

“Matching patients with the right providers is essential for both the patient experience and clinical outcomes,” said Dr. Andrieni. “I welcomed the opportunity to collaborate with Kyruus as it continues helping health systems manage provider data effectively and drive accurate patient-provider matching.”

Dr. Forrest is a professor and vice chair in the Department of Otolaryngology at The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center and also serves as its medical director of Ambulatory Services. Following his residency at The Ohio State University, he completed both a laryngology fellowship at Vanderbilt University and a microvascular and reconstructive surgery fellowship at The Ohio State University.

 “Provider search and scheduling are vital pieces of the patient experience and a health system’s ability to deliver high-quality care,” Dr. Forrest said. “I’m excited to join this advisory board and share ideas that can further improve the process of caring for patients.”

“We rely on input from our advisors to ensure our solutions thoroughly address the most pressing patient access challenges health systems face today,” said Graham Gardner, CEO of Kyruus. “We are honored to have Dr. Andrieni and Dr. Forrest on our Clinical Advisory Board and look forward to incorporating their clinical and operational insights as we expand our portfolio.”

About Kyruus

Kyruus delivers proven provider search and scheduling solutions that help hospitals and health systems match patients with the providers best suited to care for them. The ProviderMatch suite of solutions—for consumers, access centers, and referral networks—enables a consistent patient experience across multiple points of access, while aligning provider supply with patient demand. The company’s proprietary provider data management platform forms the foundation of its solutions, powering them with accurate data by coupling data processing with administrative applications. To find out why a Better Match Means Better Care, please visit