Our Team

Industry Leading Video, Networking and Telemedicine Expertise

Carenection is staffed by some of the most seasoned engineers in the business. Ranging from a Cisco Certified Internetworking Expert to Certified Security engineers, our team knows how to deploy and support current and emerging technology. Our team has extensive experience working alongside both providers and hospitals as partners in providing exceptional care. When combined with our problem-solving methodology and process-driven project and systems management, we are perfectly aligned to drive telehealth forward.

IT departments are often isolated from the business needs and drivers of the industry. Conversely, our team is immersed in the decisions that drive us forward and engaged with the healthcare and IT professionals who shape the world around us.  Carenection team members stay involved by creating industry communities, speaking at industry events, contributing to social media and mentoring their peers.  Our team keeps its fingers on the pulse of the industry so we can provide exceptional solutions for you.

James (Jamey) Edwards, Chief Executive Officer

Prior to leading Carenection, Jamey Edwards was CEO of Emergent Medical Associates ("EMA"), Southern California's leading emergency room management company. Under Jamey's leadership the Company increased revenue over 400% and executed a revenue diversification strategy, resulting in the founding of Benchmark Hospitalists, Carenection, and InScribe Health, as well as investments in Avanti Hospitals, LLC and the Language Access Network. Jamey went on to lead LAN’s rise to industry leader before moving his focus to the spin-out and growth of Carenection.

During his tenure at EMA was a four-time Inc. 500 | 5000 honoree, named one of the top 150 companies in LA by the Los Angeles Business Journal ("LABJ"), and honored twice as one of healthcare's hottest companies by Modern Healthcare Magazine.

Jason Greenspan, Chief Medical Officer

Raised in Southern California, Dr. Jason Greenspan received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley and his MD from the University of Southern California. He then completed his residency training in Emergency Medicine at LAC+USC Medical Center, where he was Chief Resident. Dr. Greenspan is the Associate Director of Emergency Services at Sherman Oaks Hospital, Mission Community Hospital, and was the Assistant Director of Emergency Services at Granada Hills Emergent Medical Associates from June 2003 – December 2003, and Residency Selection Committee from June 2001 – May 2002. He has an extreme interest in medical education and his teaching responsibilities include the following: Lectures for Emergency Medicine, Grand Rounds (July 1999 – Present), Lectures and Demonstrations for Advanced Cardiac Life Support (July 2000-Present), Lectures for Emergency Medicine Clerkship (June 2001 – June 2002), Lectures for Nursing Staff (June 2003 – Present). His society memberships include the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (2002-2006), American College of Emergency Physicians (1997-Present), and Emergency Medicine Residents Association (1997-2002).  He also serves as the Director of Telemedicine for Emergent Medical Associates, where he directs EMA’s telestroke, teleneurology and telepsychiatry initiatives.

William Hannan, Chief Financial Officer

Over 14 years of experience in healthcare, IT, and financial institutions, including the growth and sale of three startup enterprises.  Over 11 years of investment banking, two years of private equity/business development experience to EMA.  Mr. Hannan’s entire career has been centered around managing, structuring and negotiating complex financial relationships.

Chief Investment Officer and Director of Business Development for V2R Group, Inc. (an early stage technology fund) and its portfolio companies.

Graduated from University of Southern California in 1994 with a BS degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance.  He has been registered with the National Association of Securities Dealers in good standing and has held Series 7, 63 and 24 licenses.

Chip McIntosh, General Manager

Chip McIntosh is a senior business leader and technologist with over 22 years of experience in innovative companies. He has driven growth by expanding into new markets, growing customer base by adding new products and services, and developing partnerships with Fortune 500 companies. His passion for technology began at an early age, resulting in the creation and management of FrogNet in 1996, the first ISP to focus on extending Internet access to Appalachian Ohio. He grew this first venture to a $2M per year business.

Ethan Banks, Senior Network Architect

Ethan Banks, CCIE #20655, has led efforts to design and maintain data networks supporting higher education, financial services, local governments, healthcare, and other industries since 1995. Before joining Carenection, he helped build the LAN architecture for Telehealth applications.

He has served in network administration, network engineering, LAN/WAN management, network architecting, network operations management, and technical services management. He’d rather lead by doing rather than manage from behind the desk, although he does do both.