PRESS RELEASE: MedSys Group® Names Senior Healthcare Industry Executive, Steven Heck, as Chairman of the Board

MedSys Group is a client-focused Consulting Firm that supports today’s technology in large academic medical centers, integrated delivery networks, specialty hospitals, and physician practice organizations.

Plano, TX – (December 8, 2014) –MedSys Group today announced that Steven Heck has been appointed as Chairman of the Board. He replaces Luther Nussbaum who led the Board since 2012 and will remain on the board as a member continuing as Chairman of the Audit and Compensation Committees. Heck joined the Board of Directors in June 2013 and has served as MedSys Group President since January 2013. With nearly 40 years of Healthcare IT and business experience, Heck will continue to assist company President, Co-Founder, & CEO, Alan Kravitz, with strategic and operational initiatives.

“MedSys Group is thrilled to have Steve chair the MedSys Board,” Kravitz said. “Along with his unrivaled experience and knowledge within this industry, Steve’s appointment clarifies our undying pursuit to create the most effective and client-centric consulting firm for today and years to come.  Our board, and leadership team, understands the issues facing our industry and specifically how MedSys Group will continue to evolve to serve our clients through valued assistance and results.”

“I am honored to be named Chairman of the MedSys Board,” Heck said. “MedSys is laser focused on evolving healthcare by being a trusted advisor to its clients, ensuring their success while guiding them to make the best IT investments for their company.”

As President, Heck formed and led the MedSys Group Advisory Services division. He also helped transform the practice to a consulting firm that supports clients with executive level advisory services and the continuum of IT talent acquisition services. The company’s distinguished history in recruiting and staffing services accelerated their ability to adjust to rapid changes in market demand.

Due to his reputation for specializing in technology planning, executive advisory services, outsourcing agreements and benchmarking, many of the country’s leading healthcare organizations seek his leadership and advice with investment, planning and deployment strategies. Heck has functioned in a variety of executive leadership roles at professional services firms including CEO, President and Partner. He has also served as an expert witness on numerous IT related litigation cases. During his career, he has worked with dozens of the most sophisticated health systems in the country.

In addition, Heck is active on the Scottsdale Institute and HIMSS Analytics boards. He has a passion for effective IT Governance and a strong belief that technology related investments must yield more obvious and quantifiable benefits in the future. He is also a frequent speaker at Scottsdale Institute, HIMSS, CHIME and the Outsourcing Congress.

Nussbaum will move from his current position as Chairman of the Board to Chairman of the Audit and Compensation Committees.  “I can’t thank our current Chairman enough for the support, guidance and knowledge he has provided not only to senior management, but to all levels of the organization”, Kravitz said. “We all look forward to, and will certainly embrace as always, his continued guidance as we take our organization to an unrivaled level within our industry.”

About MedSys Group®, LLC:

Founded in 2008, MedSys Group® LLC, a client-focused HCIT Consulting Firm, supports today’s technology in large academic medical centers, integrated delivery networks, specialty hospitals, and physician practice organizations. The company vision of Evolving Healthcare™ makes MedSys a trusted advisor to its clients, ensuring their success, while guiding them to make the best IT investments for their company. MedSys provides expert guidance and knowledge in Cerner, Epic, Meditech, and McKesson solutions, as well as ambulatory and practice management arenas. MedSys is frequently featured in A-list publications and was named for two consecutive years on the Dallas 100 list of fastest growing companies in North Texas. MedSys is the recipient of Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare and the Inc. 5000 awards. For more information please visit: www.MedSysGroup.com or call 972-464-0020. You can also follow the company on Twitter @MedSysGroup. For interviews or media inquiries, please contact Gretchen Hydo, Director of Public Relations, at GHydo@MedSysGroup.com.