SEATTLE, August 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — InDemand Interpreting, a leading provider of Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) and other language services to Healthcare, announced that Cecil Kost has been appointed as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Kost has assumed the role of CEO after having served as the Company’s chairman since 2013.
“I speak for the entire InDemand team in expressing our gratitude to former CEO, Jim Ewel, for his valuable contribution over the past two-and-a-half years and wish him the best in his new endeavors,” said Andrew Drake, the company co-founder and Chief Operating Officer.
Kost brings more than 30 years of experience building a wide range of Healthcare IT-enabled service, distribution and medical product companies. Most recently, Kost was CEO of Precision Dynamics, the global leader in patient identification solutions.
“Cecil has been a friend and advisor to the company since the early days of our company, believes deeply in our mission and shares in our values,” said Drake. “I feel honored and privileged that he is joining our team in an expanded role and look forward to his leadership as we enter our next phase of growth.”
Over the last three years, InDemand Interpreting has been recognized by Inc Magazine as the fastest growing language services company in the industry. It was also recently honored as the 28th fastest growing business within its home state of Washington and as one of the top language services companies in North America by Common Sense Advisory. The company’s technology and strong commitment to providing quality language services is improving clinical experiences for Deaf and limited English proficient (LEP) patients across the U.S.
“I am excited about InDemand’s momentum in the market, and I believe that the Company is uniquely positioned to remain an industry leader,” said Cecil Kost. “InDemand is redefining the way healthcare providers communicate with their limited English proficient and Deaf patients, and serving as their trusted language services partner.”
About InDemand Interpreting
InDemand Interpreting was founded in 2007 with the vision of ensuring that every patient receives the highest quality healthcare, regardless of language, cultural background or disability. By delivering the most experienced medical interpreters and highest quality video technology InDemand Interpreting provides doctors, nurses and clinicians the language access they need to provide the best possible care. Visit InDemand at http://www.indemandinterpreting.com