Minneapolis-Based Medical Software Company Provation Names Linda Buan Chief Technology Officer

Minneapolis, MN and Santa Monica, CA – May 15th, 2020 – Provation, the premier software provider of procedure documentation and clinical decision support solutions, backed by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., today announced that Linda Buan, previously Vice President, Product Develop and Operations at Provation, has been promoted to Chief Technology Officer, effective immediately. 

“Innovation, quality, and service have long been defining characteristics of Provation’s software solutions, and our Chief Technology Officer is integral to the creation and sustainability of that value proposition,” said Daniel Hamburger, Provation CEO. “Linda’s leadership has been key to our success in developing both server-based and cloud-based solutions, and her technological expertise has been especially important as we have introduced our software as a service (SaaS) solution, Provation® Apex. We are confident that Linda will help lead Provation to continued success and growth.” 

Buan, who joined Provation in 2002, is an accomplished software executive, responsible for leading the global team that developed and launched Provation’s next generation SaaS product, Provation® Apex. Buan has more than 25 years of healthcare IT industry experience, and has led global product development, product management, IT, quality assurance, documentation, and medical content teams to consistently deliver strong results. Prior to joining Provation, Buan was a development manager at McKesson where she led the software development team and also served as an international project manager during her tenure. Buan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota. 

“It is a privilege to continue to develop best-of-breed solutions for hospitals, ACSs and physician offices around the world.” Buan said. “I’m excited to further guide our Technology and Content Teams as we continue to lead our industry in leveraging advanced technologies to develop innovative solutions for world-class physicians.”  

About Provation   

Provation is a leading provider of clinical productivity software for healthcare professionals. Trusted by leading physicians globally for over 25 years, Provation serves more than 3,300 hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs), and medical offices, including 43 of the top 50 U.S. hospitals for gastroenterology (GI) and GI surgery. Provation helps providers increase operational efficiencies, business profitability and regulatory compliance by improving quality, streamlining workflows and enabling insights with structured data. Provation’s portfolio includes solutions for procedure documentation (Provation® MD and Provation® Apex), order set and care plan management (Provation® Order Sets and Provation® Care Plans), practice management, electronic medical records (EMR) and report writing (MD-Reports) and perioperative documentation (Provation® MultiCaregiver). Provation is backed by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. (together with its affiliates, “Clearlake Capital”) and headquartered in Minneapolis, MN. For more information about Provation’s solutions, visit provationmedical.com and follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. 

About Clearlake   

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. is a leading private investment firm founded in 2006. With a sectorfocused approach, the firm seeks to partner with world-class management teams by providing patient, long-term capital to dynamic businesses that can benefit from Clearlake’s operational improvement approach, O.P.S.®The firm’s core target sectors are technology, industrials, and consumer. Clearlake currently has approximately $18 billion of assets under management and its senior investment principals have led or co-led over 200 investments. More information is available at www.clearlake.com. 

Provation Media Contact  

Cole Heath  612-215-8175  

cole.heath@provationmedical.com  

Clearlake Media Contacts  Lambert & Co 

Kristin Celauro  732-433-5200  kcelauro@lambert.com  

Jennifer Hurson  845-507-0571  jhurson@lambert.com    

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