Blind date horror stories. We’ve all heard them. Many of us have had them. Now, with advances in science and technology, matches are made based on online questionnaires and algorithms. Sometimes, those matches lead to a happily ever after. In … Read more
About Patricia Dorgan
Patricia Dorgan is a Senior Product Marketing Manager, Clinical Solutions, within API Healthcare, a GE Healthcare company. In this role, Patricia is responsible for the development and execution of the marketing strategy for API Healthcare’s Patient Classification Solution and Services offerings.
Patricia started her career at Apple Computer in Field Marketing. While at Apple she was given the opportunity to join a small start-up led by former Apple software evangelist Guy Kawasaki. From there, she applied her technology experience to the healthcare industry, and spent the next 18 years in Orthopedic Medical Device, in sales, sales management and marketing roles. Patricia joined API Healthcare in August 2013.
Patricia holds a B.S. in Marketing. She lives in San Diego, California with her husband, son and daughter. You can find her on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/padorgan.
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The creation of staff schedules requires an enormous amount of planning and preparation. Analyzing staff availability, overtime, trends, and census are just a few examples. Fortunately, integrated and robust software solutions can provide tools that can help automate the complete scheduling … Read more