MDdatacor, Inc., a healthcare informatics company, named Dr. Edward Kerslake as its chief operating officer and executive vice president of pharmaceutical services on Monday.

Kerslake formerly worked at the Monitor Group, a strategy consulting firm where he worked with large healthcare and pharmaceutical companies on research and development and operational efficiency efforts.

Among Kerslake’s projects was a strategic analysis for MDdatacor, reviewing its business model.

Working with physicians and through information about their patients, MDdatacor helps physicians gain faster access to new or improved therapeutic solutions and recruiting of candidates for clinical trials.