Artoss, Inc. Adds New Board Members Charles Emley and Gilbert Ortega, MD MPH

Press Release – September 4, 2019

Artoss, Inc. is pleased to announce the election of two new board members at its recent annual shareholders meeting. Charles Emley of angelMD and Gilbert Ortega, MD MPH of Sonoran Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeons were elected for one year terms.

Charles Emley has spent more than 30 years leading and building information technology and management consulting companies including Unisys, IBM, Deloitte, and E. I. DuPont & Co. He is currently engaged as Senior Advisor to angelMD, an online community of healthcare startups, physicians, and investors. He serves as Managing Partner of angelMD’s Catalyst I, LP direct investment fund. Both angelMD and Catalyst Fund are investors in Artoss, Inc.

Dr. Gil Ortega is a board-certified orthopaedic trauma surgeon in Scottsdale, AZ and member of Artoss’ Clinical Advisory Board. At Sonoran Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeons, he is co-director of the largest orthopaedic trauma fellowship program in the US. His clinical interests include complex fractures, treatment of polytraumatic injuries, and fracture nonunions.

“We are very excited to have Charlie and Gil join the Board of Directors” said Paul Byerley, Chief Executive Officer of Artoss, Inc. “Charlie brings a lifetime of experience and a retinue of industry contacts to the Board. Gil has provided valuable clinical feedback through our Clinical Advisory Board and will now add his first-hand experience with the U.S. healthcare system to our Board.”

Artoss, Inc. founders and directors Paul Byerley, James J. Cassidy, Ph.D., Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Thomas Gerber, and Dr. rer. nat. Walter Gerike were reelected to one year terms.

At the Board of Directors meeting following the Shareholders’ Meeting, Paul Byerley was elected Chief Executive Officer while Jim Cassidy was elected Chief Operating Officer and President. Each will continue to carry out their existing responsibilities.

For further information, please contact:

Artoss, Inc.

425 E Saint Germain St., Suite 106

Saint Cloud, MN 56304

PH: 320-259-4321

Chris J. Stewart

Chris currently serves as President and CEO of Surgio Health. Chris has close to 20 years of healthcare management experience, with an infinity to improve healthcare delivery through the development and implementation of innovative solutions that result in improved efficiencies, reduction of unnecessary financial & clinical variation, and help achieve better patient outcomes. Previously, Chris was assistant vice president and business unit leader for HPG/HCA. He has presented at numerous healthcare forums on topics that include disruptive innovation, physician engagement, shifting reimbursement models, cost per clinical episode and the future of supply chain delivery.

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