This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Stocks Under $10 with 50-100% upside potential - 14 days FREE!

Diversinet Appoints Bret Jorgensen As Chairman Of The Board

Seasoned Healthcare Entrepreneur Brings Strong Track Record in Building Highly Successful Companies

TORONTO, July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Diversinet Corp. (TSX Venture: DIV, OTCBB: DVNTF), a leader in secure mobile health, has appointed Bret W. Jorgensen as chairman of the board succeeding Albert Wahbe, who has retired as chairman but remains a member of the board.

Jorgensen brings over 20 years of experience as a healthcare entrepreneur and corporate transformation executive to Diversinet. He has deep leadership experience in rapid-growth, technology-enabled health services organizations and a proven record in corporate fundraising, strategy execution and value creation. Jorgensen was most recently the CEO of MDVIP, a personalized healthcare company that offers primary and preventive care services in 40 states. He left the company in early 2010 after a successful sale to Procter & Gamble. He currently serves as director of MDVIP.

Previously, as CEO, he restructured InSight Health, a diagnostic-imaging business with more than 200 service sites. Earlier in his career, Jorgensen was co-founder and president of TheraTx Health Services, a large, fast-growing healthcare services company with 240 sites, 5,000 employees and an innovative point-of-care HCIT solution, TheraSys. TheraTx was recognized as the 2 nd fastest growing public company by Inc. magazine and Jorgensen received the "Entrepreneur of the Year" Award in Healthcare for this effort. He left the company after a successful sale to Kindred.

Jorgensen also currently serves as chairman of Crossover Health, an innovative worksite health provider, and a board member of the Kravis Leadership Institute. He is a strategic advisor to Qualcomm Life, which offers the 2net platform for mobile health, and Hello Health, which provides an unique patient engagement platform, and has served as a director of several other public and private healthcare companies.

1 of 3

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
DOW 16,912.11 -70.48 -0.42%
S&P 500 1,969.95 -8.96 -0.45%
NASDAQ 4,442.6980 -2.2110 -0.05%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs