We are a virtual and on-demand care platform enabling nurse practitioners and registered nurses to lead consumer focused care outside of the hospital and clinic setting utilizing team-based virtual clinic technology for private practices and a flex marketplace model to provision continuous longitudinal care for large populations under contract.
Our platform supports a new innovative blockchain based digital community model made up of licensed professionals enabled with advanced communication technology to engage securely and privately with patients and each other providing remote advice, education, advocacy, referrals, monitoring, diagnosis, and treatment.
Our members connect with consumers and patients seeking navigation, referral, live consultations, disease management, remote monitoring, triage, and diagnosis utilzing advanced distributed technologies. We plan to work with independents and payors and systems around the globe seeking collaborative virtual clinics,patient navigation, telehealth, telemedicine, and home health model solutions.
PointNurse was founded in 2014.
Cyrus Maaghul, Product & Technology
"Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible."
Cyrus is a lifelong product and technology development professional who is on a mission to empower healthcare and mental health providers by enabling them to provide the best and most convenient care possible for consumers anywhere, anytime.
Cyrus has led the development of numerous Internet and mobile platforms and enjoys building lean and effective teams that are present, engaged, and welcoming. He previously launched two successful software and payments platforms enabling small busineses to conduct commerce online.
Cyrus has assisted many companies developing advanced technology products and solutions including Buzztala, 34 Bytes, Digital River, IBM, General Reinsurance, Deloitte, Citibank and Cadbury-Schweppes. He received his BA in Psychology and MS in Applied Mathematics from SUNY at Stony Brook and received a certification in International Security from George Washington University.
Cyrus is a native of Pittsburgh and enjoys hiking, college football and basketball, scratch cooking, and practicing Bikram Yoga.
Roni Fox, FNP, Member-Owner and Advisor
"The past has no power over the present moment."
― Eckhart Tolle
Roni is a licensed Family Nurse Practitioner and consultant based in Phoenix, Arizona. Roni received her MSN/FNP from the University of Arizona and BSN from the University of Phoenix. She was a technology professional prior to pursuing her career in healthcare. She is currently Treasurer of the Arizona Nurse Practitioner Council. Roni enjoys reading, gardening, anything organic or earth-friendly.
Dana Knight, RN, Member-Owner and Advisor
"The only person I need to be better than is the person I was yesterday"
Dana is an "in the trenches" contract nurse working for various healthcare systems in the Western United States. Prior to nursing, Dana was a business development executive in the software and technology industries. Dana received his BSN and RN degrees from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and a BS in Physiology from Cal State University - Long Beach. Dana enjoys CrossFit, fly fishing and other outdoor sports.
Connie Edwards, NP, Member-Owner and Advisor
"Attitude is everything"
Connie is a Nurse Practitioner with over 25 years of clinical nursing experience. She brings to the team a "can do" attitude, hands-on clinical experience, pragmatism, and entrepreneurism having successfully built a solo family practice from the ground floor and up. She received both her Masters and Bachelors degrees in nursing from the University of Washington. Connie currently works in Alaska and enjoys gardening, hiking, riding her motorcycle and reading.
Asefeh Faraz, PhD, FNP, Member-Owner and Advisor
"Good is the enemy of great."
― Jim Collins
Asefeh is a Family Nurse Practitioner and Assistant Professor at University of Virginia School of Nursing. She received her BS in Psychology and BA in Spanish from the University of Washington, as well as her MSN and PhD in Nursing from Yale University. She has worked in a multitude of clinical areas including pediatrics, college health, urgent care, and care coordination. She has also served on a number of volunteer boards including the Yale School of Nursing Alumni Association and the Yale Alumni Fund. Asefeh enjoys cooking, traveling, and practicing yoga.
James Seaman, Esquire, Advisor
"The very basic core of a man's living spirit is his passion for adventure."
― Christopher McCandless
Jim is an attorney specializing in corporate healthcare fraud investigations and consulting for healthcare regulation compliance. He has also been a consultant for medical facility accreditation and construction. He received his BS from Texas A&M University and his JD from South Texas College of Law. Prior to his involvement in health care, he ran his own law firm and was a business owner. He was most recently employed by the Department of Health and Human services as a special prosecutor traveling to different districts to investigate and prosecute healthcare fraud. Jim is an avid adventurer and spends his free time exploring the world.
Mitchel Schwindt, MD, Member-Owner and Advisor
"It always seems impossible until it's done."
― Nelson Mandela
Mitchel is a board-certified emergency medicine physician, author, and clinical consultant. In addition to practicing emergency medicine, he is engaged in a multitude of projects related to medicine and internet entrepreneurial activities. He has hands-on telemedicine experience and has published a book on telemedicine best practices. Dr. Schwindt completed his residency at Michigan State University and received his MD from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine. Mitchel is a triathlete and marathon runner who enjoys pushing the outer limits. Mitchel is based in Minnesota.
Ilias Alexopoulos, Senior Mobile Engineer
"Winning takes talent; to repeat takes character."
― John Wooden
Ilias is a sofware engineer specializing in iOS development with a focus on messaging, location based technology, distributed networks and video applications. Ilias worked at Bell Laboratories while receving his Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University where he studied wireless networks and mobile computing. He received his BS from the National Technical University in Athens. Ilias enjoys basketball, cinema, and playing the piano.
Brian Cheung, eCommerce and Analytics
"Good luck is the residue of good design."
Brian Cheung brings over 13 years of e-commerce and digital marketing experience developing the marketing approach and strategy aimed to promote and extend brand exposure, reach, influence and volume in addition to maximizing competitive position, value to customers and profitability across multiple marketing channels such as display, direct email, social media, mobile and search and affiliate marketing using consumer demographics and other relevant factors for customer acquisition and retention. Previously, Brian has held various positions across a variety of niche markets ranging from online personals, travel, education and telecom such as True.com, Billing Services Group, Buzztala and Cheap Caribbean.