Jeff Surges appointed to Merge's board of directors
Merge Healthcare has appointed Jeff Surges to its board of directors.

According to the Milwaukee-based health IT company, Surges is currently the president of U.S. Sales for Allscripts Healthcare Solutions and manages a team of more than 350 employees.

Surges has nearly 20 years of experience managing technology companies in the healthcare and information services industries, most recently serving as president and CEO of Extended Care Information Network before the firm’s December 2007 sale to Allscripts, according to Merge.