New CEO takes the helm at Momentum
Momentum Healthware, Inc., a developer of healthcare solutions in Canada
and the United States, has announced that company president and CEO
Charles ‘Chuck’ LaFleche (pictured at left)
will assume the role of Founder and Chief Business Development Officer.
LaFleche will focus on opening new markets in Canada for Momentum’s
enterprise electronic health record and related applications.
Dan Malmstrom (pictured below) has been named
President and Chief Executive Officer to guide Momentum through its next
phase of expansion in North America. Malmstrom is a 25-year veteran of
the technology industry, including 12 years with Great Plains Software.
held various executive positions during Great Plains’ rapid growth, its
successful initial public offering, and the subsequent sale to Microsoft
for $1.1 billion. Malmstrom also had a stellar sales career with IBM,
evidenced by his National Rookie of the Year and Golden Circle Awards in
the United States. Malmstrom has founded and sold several technology
companies during his career.
“Our board knows Dan Malmstrom very well, having worked with him over
the past two years in a strategic advisory capacity” says Dave Wattling,
Chairman of Momentum Healthware’s Board of Directors. “He brings an
impressive blend of operational acumen and entrepreneurial savvy to our
team, exactly what Momentum needs during our next phase of expansion.”
Dennis Stewner has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief
Operations Officer. His distinct focus will be to prepare Momentum’s
operations and delivery systems for scalability and client fulfillment.
Prior to joining Momentum, Stewner spent several years at Assante Canada
where he held various executive positions including VP of Finance, VP of
Wealth Management and Director of Strategy and Planning. At Assante,
Stewner gained significant experience planning and executing the
integration of several operating companies during a period of rapid
growth in the financial services industry.
For his part, Chuck LaFleche is regarded as a luminary in the Canadian
healthcare informatics marketplace. He is a founding board member and
Treasurer of the Canadian Health Information Technology Trade
Association(CHITTA), sits on the board of the Standards Council of
Canada, the Infoway Standards Advisory Council, and the Canadian
Standards Association (CSA) and the International Organization for
Standardization (ISO) working groups that oversee standards in
About Momentum Healthware Inc.
Founded in 1995, Momentum Healthware specializes in the development,
delivery, integration and support of information technology software
systems for the healthcare industry. Its solutions serve the information
systems requirements of small to medium sized hospitals, the continuum
of long-term care (LTC) facilities, and the home care sector in Canada,
and the continuum of LTC organizations in the U.S. Momentum’s industry
compliant applications include: Electronic Health Record, Assessments,
Registration, Clinical Systems, Clinical Portals, Dietary, Laboratory,
Pharmacy, Radiology, Billing, Financials, Human Resources, Real-Time
Location, and Decision Support Systems. Momentum Healthware, Inc. is
headquartered in Winnipeg, with United States operations headquartered
in Nashville, Tenn.