HealthNautica, founded in 2000 and headquartered in Chicago suburbs, is committed to streamlining and improving communication between Hospitals, Physicians and Patients. HealthNautica's customizable, customer-driven, cloud based software provides hospitals with the technology to be the best place for patients to have procedures and physicians to practice. Our eORders product vastly improves the surgical and procedural scheduling processes, reduces delays, eliminates unwarranted cancellations, increases volumes and improves outcomes.
Meet the Team
Shailesh BhobePresident and Chief Executive Officer
Shailesh Bhobe is President and Chief Executive Officer of HealthNautica. He founded the company in February of 2000. Currently, his vision and direction for the company focuses on improving the interactions between Physicians and Hospitals.
Prior to founding HealthNautica, Mr. Bhobe was employed by Siemens, AT&T and Lucent heading up their Systems Automation, Telecommunication Software and Switching Technologies respectively.
Mr. Bhobe holds a BS Degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT Bombay and an MS in Computer Science from the University of Delaware.
Peter J. KarahaliosChief Operating Officer
Peter Karahalios is the Chief Operating Officer of HealthNautica. He acquired a stake in the company in May, 2004 and facilitated HealthNautica's recapitalization in December, 2011. Currently, Mr. Karahalios manages the day to day operation at HealthNautica.
Prior to joining HealthNautica, Mr. Karahalios co-founded Nebo Systems, Inc. in October of 1990. There he managed all Sales, Marketing, Client Development, M&A, HR, Accounting and Statistical Consulting functions. Early in his career, Mr. Karahalios provided bio-statistical consulting services to Abbott Laboratories and DuPont.
Mr. Karahalios holds a BA in Chemistry from Emory University and an MS in Bio-Statistics from the University of Illinois.
Walter A. PolowczakChief Information Officer
Mr. Polowczak is the Chief Information Officer of HealthNautica. He too acquired a stake in the company in May, 2004 and participated in HealthNautica's recapitalization in December, 2011.
Presently, Mr. Polowczak oversees all technical and telecommunications aspects related to HealthNautica.
Prior to joining HealthNautica, Mr. Polowczak co-founded Nebo Systems, Inc. in October of 1990. At Nebo, he managed and oversaw software development, telecommunication infrastructure, customer support and product implementation. Prior to entering the health care information technology arena, Mr. Polowczak worked in the banking industry.
Mr. Polowczak holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from the Illinois Institute of Technology.