Mr. Johnson joined the company in April 2006 as President, Chief Operating Officer, and Director. He currently serves as Chief Executive Officer, a role he accepted in December of 2013.
In December 2003, he filed for patent protection as the inventor of a Non-Intrusive Data Transmission Network for Use in an Enterprise Facility and Method for Implementing in the United States, which invention was subsequently assigned to the Company and issued a patent number by the USPTO. The technology underlying the patent is the basis of the company's CareView System.
Mr. Johnson is also one of the inventors on three additional pending patent applications for a System and Method for Predicting Falls in the U.S., a System and Method for Documenting Patient Procedures in the U.S., and a System and Method for Using a Video Monitoring System to Prevent and Manage Decubitus Ulcers in Patients in the U.S., all technology currently being deployed or in further development by the company.
Mr. Johnson has over 20 years of experience in the cable and wireless business. Before joining the company, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Cadco Systems, a manufacturer of CATV and telecommunications equipment from 1997.
From February 1991 to February 1996, he served as CEO, President and Director of American Wireless Systems which he restructured and sold to Heartland Wireless Communications.
Mr. Johnson also served as founder and President of Hanover Systems, a manufacturer of telecommunications equipment.
Mr. Johnson has been actively involved with the wireless cable industry since 1984 and has served on the board of directors of the Wireless Cable Association and its FCC regulatory committee.
Mr. Johnson developed various electronic telecommunications equipment for the wireless cable industry including microwave downconverters, wireless cable set top converters, antennas, and MMDS transmitters.
Mr. Johnson's accumulated knowledge in the field of technology coupled with his development of patentable technology makes him an invaluable member of the company's management.
Mr. Johnson earned his B.A. in Economics and Business Administration from Simpson College. Mr. Johnson also sits on the Board of Trustees for Simpson College.
Sandra K McRee joined CareView as Chief Operating Officer in December of 2013 and was a consultant to CareView Communications from September 2012 until October 2013. Ms. McRee was appointed Vice Chair of the Board of Directors, IASIS Healthcare in April 2010 and served in that position until October 2011. Prior to that time she served as Chief Operating Officer from May 2001 to October 2010 and President from May 2004 to April 2010. Ms. McRee was a Regional Vice President for Province Healthcare Corporation from April 1999 until May 2001 where she oversaw five facilities in Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi. Ms. McRee also served as Vice President of Operations of Province Healthcare Corporation from October 1998 through March 1999. From August 1997 through September 1998 Ms. McRee served as a Division President for Columbia/HCA where she oversaw facilities in Chicago, Illinois and Louisville, Kentucky. Ms. McRee also served as a Group Vice President of Operations for Columbia/HCA from May 1995 through July 1997. Prior to joining Columbia/HCA, Ms. McRee served as Assistant Vice President of Operations for Community Health Systems, Inc. where she oversaw 36 facilities. Ms. McRee has spent her entire professional career in the healthcare industry with 35 years experience.
Mr. Jackson joined CareView in 2012 and is responsible for all company legal matters, including contract drafting and negotiation, litigation and risk management, labor and employment, corporate securities and corporate governance. Prior to joining Careview, Mr. Jackson practiced as a civil trial lawyer specializing in business litigation and transactional law.
Mr. Jackson graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara with a Bachelor of Science in Geology. Mr. Jackson received his Juris Doctor from Whittier Law School where he was also served as an editor of the Whittier Law Review.
Mr. Jackson is licensed to practice law and is a member of the California and Texas Bar Associations.
Mike joined CareView in August 2011 as Director of Logistics. Prior to joining the company he served as Manager of Operations for Idling Solutions from January 2005 to May 2011 where he led the development and deployment of the company's No-Idle technology for the trucking industry. From September 1989 to May 2004 he served as Vice President of Operations for C&S Supply in Tulsa, Oklahoma, an industrial/institutional laundry and dry cleaning supply distributor. From October 1980 to August 1989 he held various positions for Rockwell International, Tulsa Division. In his last position he was Facilities Project Engineer for Military and Commercial Aerospace business.
Mike graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing.
Kyle Johnson has served as the company's Director of Engineering since August 2006 and is responsible for the design and development of the company's Room Control Platform and its manufacturing. From June 2004 to August 2006, he served as Senior Product Manager of Cadco Systems, a company that specializes in broadband electronic design and manufacturing. As Senior Project Manager, Mr. Johnson managed the design and development of several products including the development of the technology used in the CareView System . Mr. Johnson is also one of the inventors on two additional pending patent applications for a System and Method for Predicting Falls in the U.S. (the technology under the company's "Virtual Bed Rails" and a System and Method for Using a Video Monitoring System to Prevent and Manage Decubitus Ulcers in Patients in the U.S), From February 2000 to June 2004, Mr. Johnson served as General Manager and Chief Engineer for 391 Communications, a company that is a service provider to cable and wireless cable companies. Mr. Johnson has been involved in several large scale deployments of CATV, MMDS, and DBS satellite systems, as well as designing and building numerous CATV/MMDS head-ends for major domestic and foreign CATV/MMDS providers.
Mr. Howes joined CareView in 2009 and has since performed various operational and sales functions, managing account representatives and corporate roll outs. Mr. Howes now manages business development and the sales team at CareView. Prior to CareView, Mr. Howes worked in real estate development and commercial brokerage in Arizona and Idaho. Mr. Howes studied Business and Communications at Arizona State University
Cathy Story joined CareView in June 2015 as Chief Clinical Officer. Passionate, Senior Healthcare Executive who serves as an inspiration in the world of healthcare administration and delivery within for-profit, non-profit, clinical, and community-based settings. Addresses and resolves financial strains on medical institutions presented by the continually evolving healthcare landscape by creating cultures of excellence that consistently exceed performance metrics, increase revenues, and spur turnarounds and operational improvements. Cathy’s joined CareView as the Chief Clinical Officer in 2015. Prior to CareView, Cathy served as IASIS Healthcare’s Chief Nursing Officer from 2001 to 2005, Vice President of Operations from 2007 to 2012, and the CEO of several IASIS Healthcare acute care hospitals from 2008 to 2015. Additionally, while earning her MBA, Cathy spent time as a Practice Manager from 2005 to 2007 for Eclipsys Corporation working with large hospitals and healthcare systems to implement clinical information systems and Computerized Physician Order Entry. Her clinical and hospital operations background make her a unique asset in today’s evolving healthcare market.
There are no up-front costs to use the CareView System. There is a simple monthly fee per bed and all training, installation and support is included.
Implementation and installation is easy. The CareView System operates over your hospital’s existing coaxial network and VPN, and we work with your plant operations team to fit the equipment into rooms.
Patient privacy is always a concern when using cameras in a clinical setting. The CareView System is HIPAA-compliant and secure. It does not record any video images and includes consent processes and privacy options.
CareView is a very flexible system and can be setup in a number of ways in order to satisfy hospital or system security and operational networking requirements. Generally, CareView is a closed system with interfaces to the hospital infrastructure only for: