IMO Promotes Product Executives to Lead Growth Initiatives

Monday, March 5th, 2018

New roles will better serve healthcare IT customers.

NORTHBROOK, IL – March 6, 2018 – Intelligent Medical Objects, Inc. (IMO), developer of the most-widely used and physician-preferred terminology service for electronic health records (EHR) systems, has announced the promotions of two key product executives to better serve customers and accelerate growth. 

Matt Cardwell, PhD, is named Chief Product Officer and will manage the Products and Services function of the company.  In this position, Dr. Cardwell will oversee new product development and launch enhancements to current products and product line extensions. He previously served as VP of Product Launch & Integration.

Jose Maldonado is named Chief Solutions Officer, a new position in the IMO Sales and Marketing department, with responsibility for developing and managing healthcare enterprise solutions with IMO vendor-partners who produce Electronic Health Records systems for hospitals, surgery centers, ambulatory care centers and physician offices. Maldonado previously served as Chief Product Officer for the company.

“We are very excited to announce these important organizational moves to strengthen our leadership team, enhance our product development program and develop new support for our enterprise solutions,” said Frank Naeymi-Rad, PhD, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of IMO. He added: “We are extremely proud of their hard work and contributions.”

As a member of the product implementation team, Dr. Cardwell developed systems and protocols to solve challenges integrating IMO terminology into EHRs. He introduced methodical and disciplined approaches to product readiness and launch processes and brought a clinical and account focus to products and services.

Mr. Maldonado will team with other IMO sales leaders, including  Erik Thomas, Senior VP, Sales and Marketing and Andrei Naeymi-Rad, Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships to focus on increasing the expansion of IMO products and services to provide healthcare enterprise solutions for clinical documentation, revenue cycle optimization and population health management.


About Intelligent Medical Objects (IMO)

IMO provides the most widely-accepted medical terminology solution for the development, management, and licensing of medical vocabularies and software applications at healthcare organizations worldwide. IMO's terminology is used by more than 3,900 hospitals and 500,000 physicians daily, and this trusted terminology platform supports innovations by provider systems. IMO’s medical vocabulary and mapping products effectively capture clinical intent and help EHRs preserve and communicate this across the entire spectrum of care. IMO is the foundational platform for healthcare enterprise needs from clinical documentation to population health manager. IMO clinical terms are mapped to all standard coding systems including ICD-9, ICD-10 and SNOMED®. The accuracy of IMO’s interface terminology was found to be ‘nearly perfect’ by an independent study published by the Centers for Disease Control. Read more at


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