Mark Long, PhD '99, Named CTO of the Year

 Zynx Health, the market leader in providing evidence-based and experiencebased clinical decision support solutions (CDS), today announced that its chief technology officer, Mark Long, was named the 2012 CTO of the Year at a company of 100-500 employees by the LA Business Journal.

The journal's CIO/CTO awards honor those in top information technology positions whose decisions impact all aspects of their business, including growth, profitability, functionality, and competitiveness in the marketplace.

"It is a true honor to receive this award and accept it on behalf of the great team at Zynx Health," said Long. "I am passionate about developing innovative products and technologies and Zynx Health is a true reflection of this spirit. Thousands of hospital organizations and providers trust Zynx Health clinical decision support because of our unwavering dedication to constant technological advancement."

Long is responsible for the company's technology strategy and execution. He leads the research, design, development, and delivery of the applications that serve the global community of Zynx Health clients as well as internal clinical research and editorial staff. Long holds a PhD in engineering from the California Institute of Technology, a MS from Stanford University, and a BS from Lehigh University.

Since its founding in 1996, Zynx Health has grown to become the independently recognized market leader in providing evidence-based CDS. As of 2011, Zynx Health is the source of CDS for nearly 2,000 hospitals in the United States, representing the care of more than 50% of patients discharged each year.