Who is Lyons Global®?

Lyons Global® is a pioneering international digital health solutions company based in the United States. Our mission is to provide easy-to-use, adaptable and accessible products that expand the geographical reach of healthcare delivery.

By leveraging Lyons Global’s® cutting-edge robots and digital platforms, healthcare providers can position themselves at the forefront of global digital health. Join us as we redefine the future of healthcare delivery, enabling seamless access to quality care across borders and beyond.

Our Mission

Enable Gold Standard Healthcare Delivery

Our Vision

Embrace Global Healthcare Anywhere Anytime

Lyons Global® Around the Globe

With headquarters in California, Lyons Global® has strategically expanded its reach to encompass UAE and Turkey, solidifying its presence as a global leader in digital health solutions.

As we continue to grow, Lyons Global® is committed to harnessing global expertise and resources, ensuring that quality care is delivered seamlessly anywhere and anytime around the globe. Lyons Global’s® journey is to further expand our footprint and revolutionize healthcare on a global scale.

Why Lyons Global®?

At Lyons Global®, we lead the digital health revolution with pioneering spirit. Our dynamic community of business executives, leading physicians and visionary entrepreneurs shares a singular mission: to make healthcare universally accessible through cutting-edge technology.

For over two decades, our leaders have been at the forefront of this transformation, boasting a collective 164 years of executive experience. Their unwavering commitment to delivering tangible clinical outcomes and scalable solutions sets Lyons Global® apart as a trailblazer in the field. We are more than just a healthcare solutions provider – we are a promise of excellence and reliability.

With Lyons Global®, you are not just investing in a product; you are investing in a vision for a brighter healthcare future. Lyons Global® will guide your journey towards redefining healthcare delivery, where every patient, provider, and community thrive.

20+ Years- Leading Digital Health Transformation

164 Years-Cumulative Executive Experience

Proven Success in Clinical Outcomes

Scalable Digital Health Solutions

20+ Years- Leading Digital Health Transformation

164 Years-Cumulative Executive Experience

Proven Success in Clinical Outcomes

Scalable Digital Health Solutions

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Lyons Global® Leadership

The Lyons Global® leadership team leads as the driving force behind our company’s mission, dedicated to steering towards innovation, growth and success. Each leader brings a wealth of diverse expertise, a strategic vision, and an unwavering commitment to every aspect of Lyons Global’s® vision.

Through their collective leadership, Lyons Global® is poised to redefine the landscape of digital health and empower communities worldwide.

Duane Lyons

Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer

Bita Lyons

Chief Innovation Operating Officer

Dr. Susan Nasab

Chief Medical Officer (CMO)

Dr. Alan R. Ertle

Executive Medical Leader

Dr. Julie Wei-Shatzel

Executive Digital Health Leader

Sigrid Owyang

Business Executive Leader

Kathleen Boice

Compliance Executive

Angie Papendick

Accounting Executive

Core Values

Care

Deliver Seamless Care Across All Settings: Inpatient, Outpatient, At-Home, and Beyond. 

Prevention

Elevate Patient Well-being through Remote Guidance and Monitoring for Prevention.

Connect

Facilitate Timely Patient-Provider Connections for Enhanced Healthcare Delivery. 

Innovation

Revolutionize Healthcare with Cutting-Edge, Physician-Powered, Patient-Centric Technological Innovation for Care and Prevention. 

Trust

Over 20 years, pioneering Digital Health Transformation with Lyons Global® 

Quality

 Deliver Gold Standard Quality of Care

Teamwork

The key to successfully transforming Digital health is collaborating with Doctors, Patients, Operations, and technology.

Our Journey

2006

Pioneer Telehealth Platforms

2008

Tele-ambulances & Tele-ICUs

2010

Tele-Cardiology, Digital Imaging

2011

Tele-Specialty Services in Government healthcare system (USA)

2012

Tele-Pulmonary Program: $4.5M-equivalent care for $670K (USA)

2014

Tele-Cardiology EP: $1M care for $218K in the first year (USA)

2015

Tele- Neurology, Tele- Endocrinology, Tele-Cardiology Services in rural healthcare system (USA)

2016

Direct to Patient Services in 39 hospitals and 400 clinics (USA)

2017

Chronic Remote Patient Monitoring: 73% reduction in hospitalizations, 69% in ER visits (USA)

2019

E-Consult Services: Bridging Primary Care to Neurology (USA)

2020

COVID Home Monitoring within 142 hospitals, 1200 clinics (USA)

2022

Physician Onboarding: 15,000+ physicians, 2.3M virtual visits (USA)

2023

Digital Geriatrics with AI Robot: 663 Sub-specialty Visits, 53,737 KM Physician Travel Distance saved, 3.85 acres of greenery preserved (Turkey)

2024

Fertility Specialty Program: 360 minutes of physician’s time, 333 miles of Physician Travel Distance saved (USA)

Our Journey

2006

170+ Emergency Tele ambulance and Tele-ICU

2008

Tele-ambulances & Tele-ICUs

2010

Tele-Cardiology, Digital Imaging in the Our Journey

2011

Tele-Pulmonary and Slee(USA Government and Healthcare)

2012

Provided $4.5M-equivilent in hospital-bound care for just $670K  total over 3 years

2014

 Provided $1M of hospital-bound care for just $218K the first year.  Doubled program for just $466,000 in second year, and tripled program to 8 clinics in 2016 for cost of only $609K for the equivalent of $3M of in-hospital treatment.

2015

Tele- Neurology, Tele- Endocrinology, Tele-Cardiology Services in rural healthcare system (USA)

2016-2020

Delivered from 300+ virtual 
visits in 2016 to 2.3M virtual visits 

2017

Robot Innovation
USA Healthcare System

2019

E-Consult Services: Bridging Primary Care to Neurology (USA)

2020

On boarded and transformed 15,000+ physicians into digital health delivery models.

2022 - Present

Global Digital Health Lyons Global

2023

Future Innovation Global Digital Health Transformation with Medical Robotic 2023 Award

663 Sub-specialty Visits in Turkey with 53, 737 KMs of driving saved, 6,814.41 of gallons of fuel saved and 3.85 acres of forest saved

2024

16 Fertility Specialty Visits in California with 360 minutes of physician’s time was saved and 333 miles of driving saved in one month 

Duane Lyons

Chairman, President And Chief Executive Officer

With over 47 years of experience spanning various industries, Duane Lyons has established himself as a versatile businessman, investor, financier, speculator, real estate entrepreneur/developer, and manufacturing expert. Born in San Diego, Duane initiated his entrepreneurial journey in California in 1977. Over the years, he honed his business model systems and conducted interstate operations across the nation, extending from California to Florida.

With a passion for innovation, he is currently focused on international digital health. Duane aspires to take the successful system models developed in the United States and implement them in other countries. His belief in the transformative power of focused discipline, coupled with proven business models, fuels his dedication to creating future breakthroughs. 
For Duane, success is not shrouded in mystery or magic; instead, it is a natural consequence that arises from consistently applying fundamental principles of success. His unwavering commitment to these principles underscores his belief in the potential for achieving remarkable outcomes.

Bita Lyons, MBA-HLA

Chief Innovation Operations Officer

Bita stands out as an eminent figure in the Digital Health industry, boasting an impressive career spanning over 18 years. Her focus has been on spearheading innovation in U.S. healthcare and extending her impact globally. Bita exemplifies fearless leadership, challenging the status quo to ensure care is accessible anywhere, anytime. 
Bita’s transformative influence reaches across 311 hospitals and 2,338 clinics, positively impacting the lives of 21.6 million patients. Her visionary leadership has earned recognition, including the 2023 Future Innovation Global Digital Health Transformation with Medical Robotic 2023, 2019 Award for Improving Access to Care and the 2017 Award for Digital Health Leadership and Innovation. In 2020, she was honored with the prestigious title of National Digital Health Champion Leader.

Armed with an MBA in Health Industry Leadership from Regis University, along with executive education from MIT and Harvard Medical School, Bita stands at the forefront of the Digital Health sector. Her expertise spans AI for healthcare decision-making, digital health transformation, and AI solutions implementation. Bita continues to drive innovation and lead transformative change in the ever-evolving landscape of Digital Health.

Dr. Susan Nasab

Global Executive Medical Leader

Dr. Susan Nasab is a pioneering force in healthcare, blending her expertise in women’s health with a fervent advocacy for digital health innovations. Her advanced OBGYN residency training at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston and the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility fellowship at Johns Hopkins University have solidified her status as a global medical leader. A Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Nasab specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, bringing cutting-edge treatments to the forefront at the Reproductive Fertility Center in Southern California.

Her excellence in fertility preservation, In Vitro Fertilization, and robotic surgery is matched by her commitment to digital health. As the Global Executive Medical Director at Lyons Global, Dr. Nasab spearheads the development of state-of-the-art digital health platforms, seamlessly bridging the gap between healthcare professionals and patients worldwide. Her multilingual skills enhance her ability to democratize healthcare access, embodying her vision to deliver care globally, anytime, anywhere.

Dr. Nasab’s contributions to digital health are integral to her mission, emphasizing the importance of technology in expanding the reach and efficiency of patient care. Through her numerous publications and innovative work, she is actively shaping the future of healthcare, advocating for a world where advanced medical treatments are within everyone’s reach. Dr. Susan Nasab’s dedication to integrating digital health solutions into patient care sets a new benchmark for medical excellence and compassionate care across borders.

Dr. Alan R. Ertle, MD, MPH, MBA

Executive Medical Leader

Dr. Alan Ertle is a key figure for Lyon Global, with a strong clinical background (pulmonary, critical care), formal training in medical informatics, a master’s degree in Public Health, significant experience in statistical claims-based data analysis, a master’s degree in business administration, and may years of clinical and operational leadership in hospital systems and medical groups. As Executive Medical Leader at Lyons Global, he helps evaluate the cutting-edge technologies being developed to revolutionize healthcare delivery and to ensure client success.

His career milestones include significant leadership roles in Oregon, Washington, Missouri, and California. Dr. Ertle’s tenure at Lyons Global underscores his visionary leadership in digital health, focusing on innovations that ensure healthcare delivery is more accessible and effective. Dr. Ertle exemplifies transformative leadership, dedicated to leveraging technology to improve patient access and outcomes, improve operational efficiencies, and to help our clients succeed.

Dr. Julie Wei-Shatzel

Executive Digital Health Leader

Dr. Julie Wei-Shatzel, a Board Certified Family Medicine physician in California, combines traditional medicine with innovative methods like time-restricted eating. A graduate in cell biochemistry from the University of California, San Diego, she authored “Time Restricted Eating: A Look Into the Lifestyle,” exploring daily fasting and circadian rhythms, drawing from personal experiences and patient stories. 
Featured in the film “Fasting” on Amazon and the Gaia network, Dr. Julie has appeared on Good Morning America and in the Wall Street Journal with Dr. Satchin Panda. As Global Executive Medical Director at Lyons Global, she leads the development of digital healthcare, creating global medical networks and advancing digital health ecosystems, including medical robotics. 
Her achievements in digital health have significantly enhanced healthcare accessibility, patient satisfaction, and physician effectiveness, aiming for global healthcare without geographical or temporal limits. 


Dr. Julie’s medical education began at the University of Des Moines, Iowa, with a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree, followed by training at Garden City Hospital, Michigan, Mercy Hospital in Redding, and Mercy Family Practice Residency in Sacramento. Her extensive education equips her to cater to a broad patient base.

Sigrid Owyang, MHA

Business Executive Leader

Sigrid Owyang is a renowned leader in the Digital Health sphere, with a career spanning over a decade dedicated to advancing healthcare through technology. With an MBA from a prestigious institution and additional executive education in digital health strategies, Sigrid spearheaded the integration of digital solutions in healthcare operations. Before retirement, she managed 30+ clinics and lead a robust team of 2500 staff while supporting over 900 providers across four multi-specialty groups. Her expertise in strategic planning, financial management, and enhancing physician and employee engagement contributed to the foundation’s growth and success, in the realm of digital health.

Her commitment to leveraging technology for patient-centric care is evident in the high-quality care standards maintained under her leadership. The medical groups she worked closely with have been awarded the Integrated Healthcare Association’s “Excellence in Healthcare” and the California Association of Physician Groups (CAPG) “Elite Status,” underscoring her influence in digital health excellence. Sigrid’s visionary approach has been pivotal in promoting digital innovation in healthcare, and in making services more accessible and efficient. As an advisor to Lyons Global she continues to influence digital health initiatives, transform healthcare delivery and improve patient outcomes with cutting-edge technology solutions.

Kathleen Boice

Compliance Executive

Kathleen Boice is a healthcare leader with over 25 years of experience, specializing in compliance and dedicated to improving the day-to-day experience of patients, physicians, and healthcare team members. In her extensive career, Kathleen has overseen the strategy, operations, and transformation of various departments, including patient safety, risk management, compliance, and process improvement, among others. She has collaborated closely with care providers and team members to implement initiatives aimed at enhancing patient satisfaction, care provider engagement, and operational efficiency.

Kathleen’s expertise in compliance and process improvement has led to significant achievements, including reducing errors in large inpatient pharmacies, redesigning primary care practices for better efficiency, and implementing streamlined processes for disability program management. Her efforts have resulted in substantial cost savings, including a notable $1.2 million reduction in outside legal counsel fees.

With a Bachelor’s of Science in Health Sciences and certifications as a Lean/Six Sigma, compliance and risk management/patient safety, Kathleen brings a wealth of knowledge and skills to her role as Compliance Executive. Her dedication to driving sustainable and meaningful change in healthcare organizations underscores the importance of her role in ensuring compliance, patient safety, and operational excellence.

Angie Papendick

Accounting Executive

Angie Papendick is a highly regarded Accounting Executive known for her expertise in complex tax regulations, financial reporting standards, and strategic financial planning. Her work ethic is defined by precision, integrity, and a forward-looking approach to financial challenges, distinguishing her in the competitive field of accounting. Angie’s role involves not just meticulous financial management but also providing strategic insights that contribute significantly to organizational growth. Her commitment to transparency and accountability has earned her the trust of colleagues and clients alike, establishing her as a model of professional excellence. In her capacity as an Accounting Executive, Angie leverages her skills to enhance financial health and operational efficiency for the entities she serves. This dedication to excellence and continuous professional development ensures she remains at the cutting edge of her field.