Barb Johnston, MSN, MLM

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
HealthLinkNow

Barb Johnston, CEO of HealthLinkNow, has over 20 years of experience implementing Telemedicine programs. HealthLinkNow was the first Telepsychiatry Company to fully integrate secure videoconferencing, a patient portal, scheduling, billing and an electronic health record into one seamless Telemedicine system. She was the Project Director for the Patient-Centered Medical Home Mental Health Program, funded by CMS between 2012-2015, which integrated Telepsychiatry services into over 80 Primary Care across Montana, Wyoming and Washington State. Ms. Johnston has experience in the business, legal, clinical and policy aspects of the Telemedicine service industry. She is a former Executive Director of the Medical Board of California and is a past Board Member of the American Telemedicine Association (ATA). Under her leadership, HealthLinkNow became one of the first two Telemedicine companies to become accredited by the American Telemedicine Association in 2015.