Leadership Team Profiles
The ScribeEMR leadership team brings many years of industry experience, combined with success growing innovative new business models, to their roles. They are highly attuned to the needs of medical professionals today, and committed to providing the best possible support services with a high rate of return on investment.
Anirudh Baheti is a serial entrepreneur with a focus on building organizations that excel at healthcare products, services and technology innovation. His first startup, Focus Infomatics Inc., became the industry leader in medical transcription services, and was acquired by Nuance Communications [NASDAQ: NUAN] in 2007.He then founded Focus Eduvation, an online learning company that provides tutoring services to K-12 students, and other educational services to institutions across the country.
Co-Founder And GM
Daya Shankar has nearly 20 years of experience as a startup and large enterprise executive.
Prior to co-founding ScribeEMR, he was senior product manager of Nuance Communications. As the director of operations at Focus Infomatics Inc., he led the startup’s complex, successful acquisition by Nuance Communications. He received his BS degree in Computer Science from Bangalore University.
Senior Vice President, Sales/Business Development
Terry Ciesla has served in various senior management positions for several healthcare service and IT vendors, most recently guiding the successful startup of a company that delivered cognitive computing and analytics software to hospitals and physician practices. He has served as the director for implementation services at MedQuist, Inc., and assistant director of patient services for the University of South Florida Physicians Group, where he directed a team of more than 35 nurses.
Terry proudly served as a healthcare administrator in the US Navy for 20 years. He earned a BS degree in Healthcare Administration from National-Louis University.
TN Raju has more than 25 years of experience working at the forefront of clinical documentation, medical coding, and human resource services. Under his leadership as vice president, Nuance Transcription Services doubled its transcription business. He also served as vice president of operations at Auxo Technology Labs, a successful startup that developed innovative documentation solutions and services for major hospitals across the country.
He is a certified medical transcriptionist, with a BSc degree in Computer Science, Physics and Chemistry from the National College, Basavanagudi in India.
Manager, Medical Coding
Afshan heads the Coding Operations, Quality and Training department while playing a pivotal role in onboarding customers. She is responsible for running strategic initiatives related to recruitment, training, mentoring, career growth, and workforce retention.
Prior to ScribeEMR, Afshan was part of the India leadership team at Omega Healthcare and LogixHealth, where she executed the planning, transition, and implementation of multi-specialty projects across locations. During her tenure, she also led workforce planning, recruitment, training, and retention initiatives.
Afshan possesses a Master’s Degree in Science from Bangalore University and is a Certified Outpatient Coder from the American Academy of Professional Coders.