“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”– Leonardo da Vinci
Based in the company’s Nashville office, Joshua Douglas is the Chief Technology Officer at Bridge Connector, an integration platform as a service (iPaaS) company that delivers streamlined integration solutions for healthcare organizations. With a passion for engaging with business leaders and end-users to solve problems, he is a self-proclaimed “technologist at heart” with a deep understanding of the healthcare industry. In June 2018, Bridge Connector announced a seed investment of $4.5 million, followed eight weeks after by a $5.5 million Series-A, both led by Tampa-based emerging-technologies firm Axioma Ventures LLC, backed by Howard Jenkins, former CEO of Publix Super Markets.
With expertise in integration, clinical workflow, data and analytics strategy, process improvement, and product management, Joshua brings to Bridge Connector more than 15 years of experience. Additionally, he is a Certified Specialist in HL7 Clinical Document Architecture (CDA), which specifies the encoding, structure, and semantics of clinical documents for exchange.
Most recently, Joshua was Principal at D2 Health Inc., a Nashville-based consulting company that advised large healthcare organizations on integration strategy and architecture, product management and commercialization, and process improvement. Before that, he was Director of Implementation at Sandlot Solutions, a leading provider of clinical interoperability and community health-management solutions. His other previous roles have included Vice President of Client Services at MEDarchon, an enterprise healthcare communications and analytics software company, and Integration Architect at MEDHOST, a provider of enterprise healthcare engagement solutions to more than 1,000 healthcare facilities.
In his spare time, Joshua enjoys fly-fishing, hiking, cooking, and spending time with his wife and four children.