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M*Modal Appoints New Sales EVP Mike Etue

Published on September 25, 2012

Mike Etue has joined the company as Executive Vice President of Sales, effective Monday, October 1, 2012.

Franklin, TN – Sept 25, 2012 – M*Modal, a leading provider of clinical documentation and Speech Understanding solutions, today announced that Mike Etue has joined the company as Executive Vice President of Sales, effective Monday, October 1, 2012. Mr. Etue will be responsible for directing the company’s global sales initiatives and resources, including healthcare customer solutions across the company’s transcription services and advanced technology solutions.

Mr. Etue brings more than 40 years of healthcare experience and 30 years of HIS Sales and Sales Leadership to M*Modal. Most recently, he served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Provider Markets for OptumInsight. Before that, Mr. Etue served as Senior Vice President of Sales at Misys Healthcare Systems, Inc. (unit acquired by Allscripts), where he led his sales teams in driving top line growth in the sale of practice management, EMR and transaction solutions within the ambulatory healthcare market. Prior to joining Misys in July 2007, Mike served as Senior Vice President of Sales at Eclipsys Corp., where he led customer support implementations, acute care sales, and key account relationships across the country and served as an officer of the company.

Mr. Etue has also led a variety of sales executive and management roles at SMS/Siemens Medical Systems and served in hospital administration at several hospitals, including Mercy Memorial Hospital, People’s Community Hospital and Detroit Osteopathic Hospital in Detroit.

Mr. Etue replaces Michael Clark, who has left the company to pursue other business interests. During his more than 15 years with M*Modal and its predecessor companies, Mr. Clark held numerous senior leadership positions, most recently EVP of Sales.

“We welcome Mr. Etue to the M*Modal Executive Leadership team at a time of breakthrough advances in the transcription services and speech technology solutions we deliver to healthcare customers in the U.S. and around the world,” said Vern Davenport, CEO, M*Modal. “His healthcare industry experience and success will help continue and expand our long history of dedicated customer relationships as M*Modal moves to new levels of industry leadership.”

Mr. Etue noted, “M*Modal embodies the best of what I have worked for and have accomplished in my long healthcare career, and it is my pleasure to join the team in taking the company even farther. I could not be more excited about the promise and potential of what we will accomplish with our customers as a team going forward.”

About M*Modal

M*Modal is a leading provider of clinical transcription services, clinical documentation workflow solutions, advanced cloud-based Speech UnderstandingTM technology, and advanced unstructured data analytics. Recognized as one of the largest clinical transcription services in the world with its global network of medical editors, M*Modal also offers voice to text and context solutions to capture the complete patient story, codify the doctor’s narrative to automatically populate EMRs and other key healthcare information systems, deliver computer-assisted coding to support ICD-9 and the transition to ICD-10, and provide highly advanced analytical tools for exploring the richness within the “unstructured” narrative for improvements in quality of care, greater physician satisfaction and lower operational costs. For more information, please visit, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.