Relatient Announces New Member of Board of Directors, John Glaser, Ph.D.

John Glaser, Ph.D., has been a leader and innovator in the healthcare information technology industry for more than 30 years

NASHVILLE, TN. – March 17, 2020 – Relatient, a leading SaaS-based, patient engagement company and #1 KLAS Category Leader for “Patient Outreach” in 2020, is pleased to announce the appointment of John Glaser, Ph.D., to the company’s board of directors. Dr. Glaser was previously the executive senior advisor at Cerner Corporation, a global healthcare technology company. He also serves as a board member for the Scottsdale Institute, National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), American Telemedicine Association and other top-tier healthcare organizations.

“I am pleased to join the board of directors for Relatient and look forward to contributing to the company’s growth with my industry experience and guidance,” said John Glaser, Ph.D. “Relatient’s values align with mine—optimizing and simplifying technology to ultimately result in healthier patient populations. Currently, Relatient is playing a pivotal role on the frontline for healthcare providers and their patients who are struggling to prepare for COVID-19. Just last week, Relatient’s customers sent over 1 million patient texts, emails and voice messages containing information on the novel coronavirus and how to stay safe.”

In addition to serving on the board of directors for various organizations in the healthcare IT industry, Dr. Glaser has written several articles and books on the strategic application of IT in healthcare, including the book, “Glaser on Health Care IT” and the well-known textbook, “Healthcare Information Systems: A Practical Approach for Health Care.” Dr. Glaser has previously held the position of CEO of Siemens Health Services, VP and CIO of Partners HealthCare and has served on the board for Press Ganey.

“Our team is thrilled for John Glaser to join the board of directors,” said CEO of Relatient, Michele Perry. “His experience and extensive accomplishments speak to his contributions to the health IT industry, and we appreciate that he will be a great asset to Relatient’s evolution.” 
Dr. Glaser is joining Relatient’s board of directors effective immediately.

About Relatient 
Relatient, Inc., the 2020 KLAS Category Leader in Patient Outreach, is a SaaS-based patient-centered engagement company that utilizes a modern and mobile-first approach to improve patient and provider communication. On behalf of U.S. medical practices and health systems, Relatient engaged patients with more than 132 million messages in 2019. Relatient’s platform integrates with over 85 practice management systems and electronic health databases to drive operational efficiency, appointments and reviews, reduce no-shows, speed patient payments, and improve patient satisfaction, all while supporting health and care quality initiatives. For more information, visit

James Kanka
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Relatient, Inc.
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