Alan Portela has been named chief operating officer of San Diego-based CliniComp, a developer of patient-condition surveillance software and clinical-documentation systems for high-acuity patients. Portela will oversee customer support, sales, marketing and business development.
Portela, 47, was "a driving force in CliniComps founding, according to Chris Haudenschild, the company's chairman of the board and chief executive officer, in a news release. CliniComp was founded in 1983. Portela returns to the company after serving as executive vice president of client services at Global Care Quest, Aliso Viejo, Calif., and vice president of strategic initiatives at Patient Care Technology Systems, Mission Viejo, Calif.
Portela has a bachelors degree in business administration from the Universidad Argentina de la Empresa in Buenos Aires, Argentina.