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HealthLynked appoints Boss In Heels founder, Heather Monahan as an independent director, effective immediately

HealthLynked Corp. (OTCQB:HLYK) has announced the addition of Heather Monahan, as an independent director, effective immediately, meaning the group’s board now has 5 members, including 3 independent directors.

The global healthcare network, which is focused on care management of its members and a provider of healthcare technologies that connects doctors, patients and medical data, noted that Monahan is a best-selling author, keynote speaker, Ted-X speaker, Executive Coach and founder of Boss In Heels.

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As a Chief Revenue Officer in the media industry overseeing $200 million in annual revenue, Monahan is a Glass Ceiling Award winner, was named one of the most Influential Women in Radio in 2017 and was selected as a Limit Breaking Female Founder by Thrive Global in 2018.

Her book Confidence Creator shot to #1 on Amazon’s Business Biographies and Business Motivation lists the first week it debuted on Amazon, and her show, Creating Confidence, debuted on the Top 200 shows on Apple podcast. Guests include Sara Blakely, Gary Vaynerchuck, Ryan Serhant, Kaitlyn Bristowe, and many other noteworthy celebrities and entrepreneurs.

Monahan was named one of the Top 40 Female Keynote Speakers for 2020 by Real Leaders. Her Ted-X talk was promoted to TED and translated into 6 languages. Harper Collins Leadership is publishing her new book, Leapfrogging Villains, in 2021. She has been featured in USA Today, CNN, Forbes, Fast Company and The Steve Harvey Show, most recently adding Guest Professor at Harvard to her list of accomplishments. Heather and her son Dylan reside in Miami.

“I am pleased to welcome Ms. Monahan to the HealthLynked Board. Her unique background in sales, marketing, public speaking and advertising will all be of great value to the board as we launch new products and services. Ms. Monahan’s expertise will help guide how we position and market our services to physicians and our patient members.” HealthLynked’s Chairman and CEO Michael Dent said in a statement.

“HealthLynked has a fantastic opportunity in launching its new products and with my expertise and reach, I am confident I can help create awareness for them, in addition, to contribute to the growth of shareholder value,” Monahan added.

HealthLynked Corp. provides a solution for both patient members and providers to improve healthcare through the efficient exchange of medical information. Its network is a cloud-based platform that allows members to connect with their healthcare providers and take more control of their healthcare.

Members enter their medical information, including medications, allergies, past surgeries and personal health records, in one convenient online and secure location, free of charge. Participating healthcare providers can connect with their current and future patients through the system. Benefits to in-network providers include the ability to utilize the HealthLynked patent-pending patient access hub “PAH” for patient analytics.

Other benefits for preferred providers include HLYK marketing tools to connect with their active and inactive patients to improve patient retention, access more accurate and current patient information, provide more efficient online scheduling and to fill last-minute cancellations using the company’s “real-time appointment scheduling” all within its mobile application. Preferred providers pay a monthly fee to access these HealthLynked services.