Lumeon today announce that healthcare IT veteran Jim Horsburgh has joined Lumeon’s board as a non-executive member and been appointed as independent chairman.

Robbie Hughes, CEO at Lumeon said, “Lumeon’s Care Pathway Management platform has been adopted by many of the UK’s largest commercial healthcare providers. Jim’s expertise as a chairman of numerous digital health companies will be invaluable in guiding Lumeon through the next stage of growth.”

Jim previously served as Chairman of healthcare IT company System C, leading the company through its successful IPO and acquisition by McKesson. He also served as SVP Worldwide Marketing at Visio through its IPO and acquisition by Microsoft, and in business development and marketing roles at CentralPoint Software, Lotus and Olivetti. Jim currently serves as chairman for Insource, a data warehousing automation solution specialising in healthcare, and chairman for Shearwater, a developer of mobile solutions for healthcare. He’s previously served as chairman for ScriptSwitch Ltd. and Triaster Ltd.

Jim Horsburgh said, “Lumeon has had a huge impact on healthcare, challenging the legacy, siloed mentality of healthcare IT by focusing its approach on the orchestration of the patient journey. Lumeon has established itself as a trusted agent of change within the industry; its proposition is compelling for patients, providers and payers alike.”