MEDarchon and Healthcare Innovation

Healthcare innovation defines everything about MEDarchon. Founded in 2012, MEDarchon’s mission is to dramatically improve the efficiency and accuracy of healthcare communication. Our clinician collaboration platform, QUARC, replaces phone, text, pagers, intercom, faxes and all legacy communication devices used by hospitals.

Patients can trust that MEDarchon’s products embody the best of healthcare innovation. Providers can rely on MEDarchon to develop high performing products that consistently provide what they promise and keep patient information secure. We have built a team that thrives on collaboration and works with our clients to implement game changing solutions. Our solutions help healthcare deliver the highest quality care team collaboration at the lowest cost.

MEDarchon and QUARC — healthcare innovation at its finest.

Management Team

James Baxter, CEO

Prior to joining MEDarchon, Baxter was Senior Vice President of Franklin, Tennessee-based Santa Rosa Consulting, a healthcare innovation firm providing healthcare IT improvements. In 2012, Santa Rosa acquired Nashville-based InfoPartners where Baxter had enjoyed a significant career in business development and strategic management relationships. In addition to healthcare information technology, Baxter’s deep experience in healthcare includes positions in the CRO and clinical lab space – with ClinTrials Research, Inc., and SmithKline Beechman Clinical Laboratories, respectively – and in the managed care sector with American Medical Plan. He is also a graduate of Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management.

Cassie Fleming, VP Operations

Cassie holds a BA in Economics and a JD from the University of Alabama. She obtained an MBA from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University. Her healthcare innovation background includes experience in operations, management, civil litigation, and compliance. As the leader of MEDarchon’s Operations and Client Services department, Cassie and her team are on a mission to bring innovative technology to the clinical space. The Client Services Team is driven to help clients solve problems and see the value that can be gained through the use of our smart, efficient clinical communication solution.

Matt Kroeger, Regional Director Business Development

Matt Joined MEDarchon in 2019 to introduce CIO’s, Quality Teams, and Clinical Care Teams to a patient-centric, secure messaging solution.  Matt has an extensive background in healthcare innovation, including enterprise business development, and has been successful in working with people in various departments to better understand problem areas and introducing solutions to achieve their desired results.

Prior to joining MEDarchon, Matt was a Regional Vice President of Sales for HealthPay24 working with Revenue Cycle Professionals to enhance their patient payment experience.  As Regional Sales Executive for NetHealth, Matt introduced PT, OT, SLP Professionals to a best of breed Therapy Documentation Solution-ReDoc Software.  This increased therapist productivity, enhanced workflows, increased compliance, and increased revenues.  Additionally, Matt worked as Regional Sales Director in the enterprise HIS space with NextGen and Medhost (HMS) helping facilities obtain their meaningful use goals.

Matt has a Business Management Degree from Southern Adventist University in Chattanooga TN.  

Rochell Pierce, VP Business Development

Ms. Pierce joined MEDarchon in 2019 to assist clients in the identification and execution of healthcare innovation that maximizes care team efficiency and improves overall patient care through the application of secure messaging technology. Prior to joining MEDarchon, Pierce served as the Vice President of Client Engagement for Trilliant Health (formerly known as Aegis Health) and as SVP of Market Development with Aegis, overseeing the Market Development roles of both employer engagement and physician outreach for all of Aegis’ healthcare innovations. Pierce was a Co-founder and President of Trilogy Integrated Health Care, an owner, developer and manager of rural health care clinics and behavioral health programs for hospitals and communities. Additionally, she previously served as Director of Clinical Operations with both Psychiatric Solutions and American Psychiatric Partners.

Ms. Pierce began her career working in a clinical capacity in psychiatric hospital and community mental health center settings. She has since worked in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings to assist client facilities in the development, management and marketing of new psychiatric and primary care service lines. Ms. Pierce holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brescia University in Owensboro, KY and earned a Master of Science degree in clinical psychology from Eastern Kentucky University.

Board of Directors

Jim Sohr, Chairman

  • Chairman, CEO Powered Health
  • Principal, Five Star Ventures
  • Director, Advent Health
  • Director, Relatient
  • CEO, AIM HealthCare

James Baxter, CEO

  • CEO, MEDarchon
  • Sr. VP, Santa Rosa Consulting/ InfoPartners
  • ClinTrials Research

Baxter Webb

  • Founder, MEDarchon
  • Clinical Development Manager, Proventys
  • Computational Biology Program Director, CP Diagnostics
  • MBA, Vanderbilt, OGSM
  • BSPH, UNC School of Public Health

Lyle Beasley

  • Managing Partner, West End Holdings, LLC
  • President, Medical Reimbursements of America
  • Founder, CEO IXT
  • Co-founder, CEO Biopage

Healthcare Innovation Advisors

Bennet Waters, MPH, DHA

  • Managing Director, The Chertoff Group
  • President, Alclear
  • Chief of Staff, Office of Health Affairs
  • President, CEO Piedmont Healthcare

Brent McDonald, MBA

  • VP, Vanderbilt Health Network
  • Sr. Director of Corporate Health, VUMC
  • Sr. Director Operations & Finance, Vanderbilt Health Network

Jason Barnett

  • AVP, Information Protection & Assurance HCA
  • Partner, Ingenuity Associates
  • Director of Information Security, HCA

Joel Lee

  • CEO, Lee Strategies
  • Adjunct Professor, Vanderbilt OGSM
  • Advisor, Culture Shift Labs
  • President & CMO, iCitizen.com

Neal Patel, MD

  • CMIO, VUMC
  • Informatics / AMDIS IT Innovation Advocate Award Winner
  • Consultant, Informatics Corp of America, McKesson

Ranga Ramanujan

  • Professor of Management, Vanderbilt OGSM
  • Consultant, Indiana Patient Safety Center
  • Patient Safety Consultant, HCA
  • Patient Safety Consultant, Pittsburgh Health

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