Former Strategic Account Executive for HealthStream Joins CTI as Executive Director

Tampa, Florida, UNITED STATES

TAMPA, Fla., May 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- To accelerate its mission and growth, CTI has hired Crystal Garcia, former Strategic Account Executive for HealthStream, as a new Executive Director.

With an emphasis on simulation-based training, Garcia brings with her more than 15 years of experience in medical education, research and curriculum development. She has worked with nearly 2,000 hospitals around the country implementing best-in-class training solutions. 

Garcia has an extensive background in online learning, program delivery and facilitation with HealthStream. She is most proud of her work in developing the training program for HeartCode – a system implemented by hospital administrators to teach BLS, ACLS and PALS - now with more than 3 million completions. It was during this project that she discovered her passion for healthcare leadership and quality patient care.

“I am excited to join CTI and be a part of the amazing work they are doing to create transformational change in healthcare. I am passionate about patient outcomes, and with CTI, I am confident we will help develop more leaders who deliver excellent care,” Garcia said.

Prior to HealthStream, Garcia served as a Donor Development Director for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and held roles at the Ronald Regan Presidential Library & Nestle Waters North America. 

“Crystal’s authenticity is contagious and her ability to connect with our healthcare partners on a deeper level makes her an invaluable asset to our team,” said Mo Kasti, CEO and founder of CTI.

“Furthermore, her extensive healthcare background, and knowledge around digital and simulation-based training, aligns perfectly with our mission of saving lives and our efforts to take our offerings to the next level in the near future.”

Garcia holds a biology degree from Tennessee State University, is a Certified CPR Instructor and Wellness Coach.

About CTI – CTI is a healthcare transformation company. Our mission is to save lives by empowering physicians through five foundational practices – leadership, culture, strategy, innovation and performance. Using our exclusive terrain-based approach, CTI customizes its engagements for the client's unique terrain resulting in significant, sustainable and measurable improvements. 

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Julie Bedford