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Fred C. Goad, Jr. new director of par8o

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Staff writer | Boston, Mass., USA | April 10, 2015
par8oApril 10, 2015, Boston, Mass., USA - par8o, and EMR-diagnostic platform, announced the addition of Fred C. Goad, Jr. to its board of directors.
Mr. Goad is actively involved in several portfolio companies involving healthcare and information services and has served over 20 years as the president or chief executive officer at various healthcare companies.

Mr. Goad founded Voyent Partners, LLC, a private investment company, in August 2001, and is currently a partner. He served as co-chief executive officer of the transaction services division of WebMD Corporation, a provider of healthcare transaction, information and technology services, from June 2000 through March 2001.

From March 1999 through May 2000, Mr. Goad was a senior advisor to the office of the president of the transaction services division of Quintiles Transnational Corporation, a contract research company providing a wide range of clinical research services for biotech and pharmaceutical clients.

Mr. Goad was co-chief executive officer and chairman of Envoy from June 1996 until Envoy was acquired by Quintiles in March 1999. From 1985 to June 1996, he was the president and chief executive officer of Envoy Corporation, a provider of electronic transaction processing services for the healthcare industry.

Mr. Goad is an in-demand advisor and has served on numerous boards throughout his career. He has been on the board of directors at Luminex Corporation since September 1997 and also served on the board of directors of Emageon Inc., a provider of information technology systems for hospitals, healthcare networks and imaging facilities, until its sale in 2008.

Mr. Goad holds a B.S. in business from the University of Virginia.

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