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New Hire/New Office: Ori Zakin as New Chief Technology Officer and Opening of International Office

We are proud to announce our new Chief Technology Officer, Ori Zakin, who will help set up and run our new research and development office in Tel Aviv, Israel. Zakin’s main responsibilities will be leading our technological vision and strategy, expand our in-house research and development efforts as well as organize our healthcare IT infrastructure. […]
October 18, 2013 ...More»

Is Your CDS Software Hurting or Helping?

With the new stages of healthcare reform, the industry is seeing a boom of health IT technologies, like CDS software, that are hitting the market claiming to make hospital’s workflow more efficient. However, many doctors, patients and clinical staff have reservations regarding CDS software. In fact, CompTIA’s annual study showed that 56 percent of healthcare […]
May 1, 2013 ...More»

Helping cardiologists increase diagnosis accuracy

Emerge CEO Scott Finfer was interviewed by eHeath Radio Network last week. Scott gave host, Eric Michaels insight into how Emerge CDS has helped increase cardiology diagnosis accuracy by as much as 300 percent. Scott gives his perspective on a concern many patients and doctors have about CDS software. Many doctors and patients are weary […]
April 22, 2013 ...More»

A behind-the-scene tour of Emerge at work

This past week Grant Stinchfield, host of the Lone Star Business Report, and his videographer Bobby Hester took a tour of HeartPlace, the oldest and largest cardiovascular group in North Texas, where Emerge software was recently implemented. Grant spoke with top cardiologists Dr. Ken Johnson and Dr. Robert Kowal, who highly recommend the software. Dr. […]
March 19, 2013 ...More»

What is needed for effective CDS software?

Emerge is featured in the latest issue of Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology Magazine as Emerge’s own Dr. William Daniel gives Dave Fornell, editor of DAIC an intro to Clinical Decision Software for cardiology. Dr. Daniel shares tips on what elements are needed to make CDS software effective and efficient. Dr. Daniel stresses how important it […]
March 7, 2013 ...More»

About Its Members


Scott Finfer proudly serves as the CEO of Emerge Medical Solutions. Finfer graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics. He is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program. Finfer’s career officially began with American Express as a financial advisor. However, after a few years, his entrepreneurial […]


Spencer McDonald is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Emerge Clinical Solutions. He holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Texas A&M University. He began his career at E-MC Electrical, Inc., a commercial electrical contracting firm. He eventually attained the role of Vice President of Finance  where he was responsible for all financial management […]


William C. Daniel is the co-founder and Chief Medical Officer of Emerge Clinical Solutions. Dr. Daniel is a graduate of Princeton University having received his undergraduate degree in English.  Prior to joining Cardiovascular Consultants, P.A., in Kansas City Missouri, he received his medical degree from the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. […]


Brian Feld serves as Emerge’s Chief Legal Officer. His experience has included the representation of corporate clients in transactions ranging from the formation of business entities, mergers, acquisitions, and reorganizations to private offerings of debt and equity securities, venture capital transactions and contract negotiations.  Additionally, Feld brings broad real estate experience representing entities and individuals […]


Dr. Bufalino is dedicated to cardiovascular disease prevention and actively contributes to the American Heart Association both locally and nationally. He graduated magna cum laude from Loyola University and earned his medical degree from the Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. President and CEO of Midwest Heart Specialists Chairman of the Midwest Heart Foundation Medical […]