Why we named the company "hucu.ai"

Why the name “Hucu”?

 
The name “Hucu” was conceptualized by merging two latin words “huc” and “curae” – meaning “care anywhere”.

Team

Asif Khan, Co-founder & Chairman

Asif Khan is a successful health-tech entrepreneur with a track record of developing scalable businesses through amazing and engaging technologies. He has over  25 years of experience in healthcare. Asif serves as Entrepreneur in Residence and Coach for Advocate Aurora Health System Innovation teams. Prior to launching Hucu.ai, Asif founded and scaled CareMerge, a leading EHR, eMAR, Senior and Family Engagement platform for Senior Living industry. Asif is committed to improving outcomes and efficiency and helping transform value based healthcare. 
 
Before Caremerge, Asif held various global leadership roles at GE, in several businesses including GE Transportation, GE Energy, GE Capital, and GE Healthcare. Asif worked as an Intrapreneur at GE developing and taking to market newer software products including FDA, CE, and other global approving agencies worldwide in over 100 languages. During his tenure at GE, Asif was awarded several leadership awards. 
 
Asif has been a frequent guest speaker at many healthcare conferences and has received numerous awards and recognition across the country because of his pioneering vision and related efforts in simplifying healthcare.   
 
Asif is a Six Sigma Black Belt (from GE), and has a B.A. in History and Journalism, and a B.Sc. in Business and Computer Science. He also has an MBA in Entrepreneurship and Finance from Booth School of Business – University of Chicago. He lives in Chicago with his wife (PCP with focus on aging seniors), two kids and an Alaskan Malamute. He enjoys winding down his days by doing outdoors activities (gardening, hiking, motorcycling, anything else that requires the outdoors). 

Laura McKee, Co-Founder & President

Laura McKee is a business leader with a passion for bringing out the best in people. She currently serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of The Admiral at the Lake (a Kendal Life Plan Community). Prior to co-founding Hucu.ai, she was founding CEO of Autism Home Support Services, a leading provider of therapy services to children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Laura’s background with a degree in economics and computer science from Swarthmore College as well as an MBA from Northwestern University/ Kellogg School led to a career in strategy and entrepreneurship. Her professional experience included Booz Allen (now PWC/Strategy&), McKinsey, Sears, and the McDonald’s system. Although she grew up in St. Louis and Dallas, she finds Sweet Home Chicago an increasingly exciting place for serving the healthcare industry.

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Mudaser Ali, Co-Founder, Lead Engineer

Mudaser Ali is a healthcare software development expert with a passion for building teams. He is an outstanding engineer with deep experience in database management and development as well as user friendly design and implementation. Prior to joining Hucu.ai, Mudaser was an engineering leader with Caremerge. His experience includes development roles with Pakistan based software service companies serving Fortune 1000 customers. In addition to being a skilled autodidact, Mudaser holds a degree in Computer Science from Virtual University. Mudaser lives in Lahore with his two young children and wife.

Our Core Values

Our Core Values guide the way we work together. They were developed by our team to characterize our behaviors in supporting our customers, their patients and our team. At Hucu.ai we are committed to supporting innovative healthcare providers in delivering patient centered, high quality, value based care. Our passion is alleviating patient suffering by empowering teams and demolishing silos through communication, information, recognition and collaboration.

Heart

Caring for patients/people, healthcare providers, caregivers, and all Hucuers

Unifying

Focused on patient care through teamwork and collaboration that brings us together

Committed

Committed to achieving high quality care and to the success of each Hucuer

Unflinching/Transparent

Providing timely accurate information and communicating across the team