Benjamin Rush Individual Award – Recognizes an individual who is not a practicing healthcare professional, who devotes time, skills or resources to assisting others and contributes to the advancement of health care.
Michael G. Zamagias
Michael G. Zamagias is the majority owner, and Chairman of the Board, for Pittsburgh-based TeleTracking Technologies, Inc. TeleTracking is the world-leading producer of automated patient flow solutions and services helping to relieve hospital overcrowding and improve throughput. TeleTracking’s revenues have grown at an average rate of 26% since 2003, and TeleTracking has grown to over 225 employees throughout the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. The privately-held, Pittsburgh-based firm has over 1,750 patient flow solutions installed and working in more than 800 of the best-known hospitals and health systems in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.
TeleTracking’s suite of solutions address virtually every point along the patient flow continuum, creating an enterprise-wide platform, or “operational backbone,” called Real-Time Capacity Management.™ This platform automates a hospital’s or health system’s functional operations and powers live information to the entire enterprise via easy-to-read, graphics-rich “digital dashboards” that provide executives, managers and placement specialists with a live “motion picture” of patient, staff and asset location, bed capacity and critical workflow data.
Mr. Zamagias is a humanitarian at heart, and is driven by passion to transform the healthcare industry by eliminating the waste that is crippling provider organizations across the continuum of care. He strives to improve the lives and efficiency of all healthcare providers through the innovative technological developments. He is an inspirational member of the Pittsburgh community who continues to touch countless lives through his many business initiatives and single-minded commitment to improve healthcare delivery across the world.