PRESS RELEASE: MedSys Group Names P.J. deRijke VP of Client Relations 

With in-depth knowledge of the business side of healthcare, P.J. collaborates closely with clients to identify, implement and optimize solutions for the betterment of patient care, quality and organizational outcomes.

Plano, Texas (December 3, 2015) – MedSys Group today announced the designation of P.J. deRijke as VP of Client Relations. With over 20 years in Healthcare, P.J. has significant experience in operational management, business development and IT services. He will be doing System Assessment, portfolio management, and Strategic Planning work for the firm. PJ will also be leading several client initiatives as they move from old EMR technology to more robust, fully integrated platforms. His depth and breadth of experience working with health system leadership will be key as MedSys Group continues to assist clients in their navigation the of the HIT market.

“We are very excited to add PJ to our MedSys Advisory Team. His industry knowledge and experience will be a great compliment to the team currently serving our clients. We are looking forward to PJ’s involvement in our continued commitment to help our clients as they evolve healthcare,” Mark Embry, Senior Vice President of Client Development said.

PJ’s expertise includes Team Leadership, Strategic Planning, Project Management, Network Design and Software Implementation & Migration. P.J. has been successful at producing strong sales results along with a high level of client satisfaction working with C-suite executives.

“I feel very fortunate to be working with a team of such well accomplished and esteemed individuals from the healthcare industry,” P.J. deRijke said. “I look forward to working with clients to utilize my experience with IT Advisory services and project oversight to ensure quality deliverables and project success among our customer base.”

P.J. has served as Interim CIO for large health systems.  Achievements included EHR stabilization and optimization to provide increased revenue and clinical outcomes.  He served as executive chair for Meaningful Use attestation, which resulted in over 5 million dollars for the health system.  He reduced operating expense for IT through governance and project management methodologies.

MedSys Group is made up of seasoned thought leaders with deep knowledge and expertise in health IT, clinical practice, and business strategy. Specializing in helping its clients plan and achieve high value from their IT systems and services, the team assists client executives in facilitating real, cost-effective progress.

About MedSys Group®, LLC:

Founded in 2008, MedSys Group® LLC, is a healthcare IT services firm, delivering outstanding services and results to academic medical centers, integrated delivery networks, specialty hospitals, and physician practices. MedSys provides expert leadership in Cerner, Epic and other acute/ambulatory, EHR and revenue cycle systems. 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: 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,