The 4MedPlus Corporation, based in Chicago, IL, was founded over a decade ago to address the growing need in the healthcare community for clear, unbiased online professional training. 4MedPlus has assembled an experienced staff, contractor community, subject-matter-expert (SME) channel, advisory board and national network of distribution partners to help support their ongoing educational mission.
4Medapproved branded training uses multimedia modular learning to engage providers, managers, consultants, students and staff level employees, challenged to stay abreast of dynamic government programs, technology and compliance regulations in healthcare. Working with subject matter experts (SMEs) who achieve these objectives in the field, the strategy team updates all courses in real-time as changes occur. Courses are assembled into accredited titles and bundled into complete learning paths for distribution through schools, universities, nonprofit organizations and corporate training programs to meet workforce development needs. The companion 4MedProPlus training content is curated to add workforce skills, soft-skills and job-role ready learning path titles for comprehensive learning programs.
MANAGEMENT AND CONTENT TEAM
Wendy Whitmore; Chief Learning Officer
Wendy Whitmore has more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare and information technology training industries. She currently acts as the Chief Learning Officer for the 4Medplus Corporation. Her experience includes extensive e-learning design, strategic development; SME recrruitment and organizational staff management.
Wendy developed the 4MedProPlus training model in an effort to deliver high quality, content-rich online education.
Sarah Glynn; Chief Operations Officer
Sarah Glynn has extensive experience in both the life sciences and healthcare verticals. As the Chief Operations Officer for 4MedPlus, Sarah is responsible for all corporate operations, financial management and content distribution. Sarah also manages distributor relations and acts as the corporate liaison to all accrediting bodies.
Mark Byrne; Senior Director of Development
Mark is an experienced development director and sales leader with a proven track record of success developing and executing corporate partner programs and building comprehensive client outreach and communication systems. His industry engagement includes work with innovative software companies, financial services groups and medical product distributors. He provides oversight to the ongoing 4MedPlus relationship growth initiative.
Melanie Bender; Manager of Visual Design and Corporate Branding
Melanie has developed many critically successful educational websites in her 25+ years as a designer. She is also an accomplished mobile designer with a projects featured on Apple’s iTunes store as “New and Noteworthy educational apps”. She has contributed significantly to the look and feel of the 4MedPlus and 4ProPlus brands.
William Presor, MBA, MEd; Manager of Instructional Design and Development
Bill is a senior industry professional with a Masters Degree in Education and many years of experience in the instructional design industry. His deep understanding of learning processes and student engagement have contributed to the 4MedPlus learning model and design.
Majid Eslamijam, Manager of Video/Audio Design and Production
Majid is a skilled animation designer with 16+ years of experience in video production, 10 years in 3D (3DMax, C4D, Maya) and special effects with a special expertise in creating a variety of computer graphic arts and compositing. His intuitive design skills contribute a unique creativity to the 4MedPlus learning model.
Dina Cintron, MEd, MA Bilingual Education; Manager of Instructional Language Translation
Dina is an education leader with 19 years of bi-lingual instructional experience. As a bilingual coordinator she has provided extensive Spanish translation services for many educational programs. She oversees the growing 4MedPlus course content with optional Spanish language delivery, providing review, edit and production skills.
SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT (SME) TEAM
Donna Grindle, (SME): Senior Content Developer: Cybersecurity, HIPAA and Security Subjects
Donna’s 25 years of compliance experience has included programming, project management, training and titles such as Programming Manager, Director of Operations and Vice President of Operations before starting her own security company (Kardon Compliance) in 1998. She has an extensive history of achievement in the Security, HIPAA and Healthcare IT field where she has spent most of her career as a consultant specializing in healthcare.
Mike Semel, (SME): Senior Content Developer: HIPAA and Security Subjects
Mike is a Certified Business Continuity Professional, HIPAA Professional, HIPAA Administrator, Security Compliance Specialist, and Health IT Specialist. He has managed tech companies for over 30 years; served as Chief Information Officer (CIO) for a Critical Access hospital and a K-12 school district. He has also chaired the CompTIA IT Security Community and is an active member of the FBI’s Infragard program.
Joy Rios, MBA (SME): Senior Content Developer: Health IT and Incentive Subjects
Joy has managed compliance and incentive programs for clients for many years. She has successfully attested on behalf of multiple medical sites for MU and is an industry leader in the field. She is a skilled senior project manager with areas of expertise including EHR configuration & customization and MACRA/MIPS training. Joy has authored industry manuals and courses and manages her own HealthIT Consulting Company (Chirpy Bird, LLC)
Trisha Conway, RN, BSN, (SME): Senior Content Developer: Health IT, Reimbursement and Compliance Subjects
Trisha Conway is the founder of (eHealth Consulting). With 24+ years of nursing and IT experience, she is well suited to bridge the great divide between technology and clinical practice. A graduate of the University of North Carolina, Trisha has worked in Medicare compliance and billing and health informatics.
Jocelyn Mason, DVM (SME): Senior Content Developer: Professional Veterinary Subjects
Dr. Mason holds a degree from Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine and a Bachelors degree in Animal Sciences from the University of New Hampshire. She is also an experienced educator, lecturing at various veterinary universities on topics of Compassion Fatigue and Improving the Euthanasia Experience.
Jennifer Cimbala, LMHC/LCAC (SME): Senior Content Developer: Behavioral Health and Addiction Subjects
Jennifer Cimbala is a practicing Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor (LCAC). She has edited mental health focused content for 4MedPlus and reviews all compliance related content in areas of addiction and medical practice in behavioral health. She works in the field in private practice and remains focused on the improvement of resources for the addiction and mental health communities.
CORPORATE ADVISORY TEAM
David Gorter, Corporate President
Mr. David Gorter is a serial entrepreneur and visionary investor with almost 30 years of hands-on experience in enterprise oversight and investment in educational support ventures. In addition, Mr. Gorter has served on numerous academic boards and brings a wealth of educational management history. David and the Gorter Foundation group provide insightful guidance to the management team with a focus on streamlining operations and developing a tightly focused delivery model.
Cole Younger, Corporate Advisor
Cole Younger is the managing director of Arnold Venture Group. Cole provides oversight and guidance to the 4MedPlus management team regarding growth strategy and fiscal responsibility. He received his degrees from the University of Washington and his experience includes work with Pacific Horizon Ventures and Bancshares Capital. In 2007, he founded Vintage Lane Venture Partners, an RIA firm which specializes in venture capital investments.
Corporate Contact Information
4MedPlus Corporation, 8770 West Bryn Mawr Ave Suite 1300
Chicago, Illinois 60631, Toll-Free (800) 671-1028
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