PRESS RELEASE: Steven Heck, President of MedSys Group, Named in the 2013 DFW Who’s Who in Healthcare
Plano, TX – (October 7, 2013) –MedSys Group, a healthcare IT Services company providing strategic Advisory Services and IT Project Staffing, today announced the inclusion of its President, Steven Heck, in the 2013 DFW Who’s Who in Healthcare. Now in its second year, the Who’s Who list is comprised of North Texas leaders who specialize in the business aspects of health care.
“It’s an honor to be included among such an knowledgeable group of leaders,” Heck said. “It is particularly rewarding to represent information technology professionals that play such a critical role in the future of this industry”.
In less than a year as President of MedSys Group, Heck has assembled a team of experienced practitioners and thought leaders. This Advisory Group assists CIO’s and other executives with the myriad of issues central to Meaningful Use and the role of technology in a rapidly changing marketplace. The team averages over twenty years of leadership experience in the industry, technology and clinical practice.
Heck has over 35 years of healthcare information technology experience. This includes consulting and sourcing skills in the provider, payer and life sciences segments of the healthcare industry. During his career, Heck has been an advisor to many of the best organizations and leaders across the country. 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 the last thirty plus years, he has worked with dozens of the most sophisticated health systems in the country.
Heck started his career as a software engineer, designer and project manager. He joined Price Waterhouse as a Senior Consultant in 1977 and moved into the healthcare practice in 1979. Steven became one of the first industry specialist Partners in 1985 and was responsible for all healthcare consulting services in the Great Lakes Region. Steven joined First Consulting Group (FCG) as a Regional Vice President and stayed with the firm for nearly twenty years as EVP, COO, President and Interim CEO. FCG grew from $6M in annual revenue to $275M during his tenure. In 1997, CHIME was surveyed and 43% of provider CIO’s identified FCG as the best IT planning firm in the industry. FCG was named the “Best in KLAS” professional services firm in 2005. Since 2007, Steven has stayed very active as an expert witness in major outsourcing litigations; with performance improvement projects; and as a client services partner transitioning application portfolios to meet the ACA requirements.
Heck continues active Board service with the Scottsdale Institute, HIMSS Analytics and MedSys. 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.
The 25 honorees were chosen from a panel of industry judges. To see the full list, please visit: http://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2013/08/29/announcing-the-2013-dfw-whos-who-in.html
About MedSys Group, LLC:
Founded in 2008, MedSys Group, LLC, a national Healthcare Information Technology Consulting firm, supports today’s technology in large academic medical centers, integrated delivery networks, specialty hospitals, and physician practice organizations. MedSys Group’s vision of ‘evolving healthcare’ is centered on contributing to the success of its clients while providing a supportive culture for its professional consultants and associates. MedSys is able to lend expert guidance and knowledge in Cerner, Epic, Siemens, Meditech, McKesson, and Eclipsys solutions, as well as the Ambulatory and Practice Management arenas. MedSys is frequently featured in A-list publications and was named number 31 on the 2013 Dallas 100 list of fastest growing companies in North Texas. MedSys Group was also the recipient of Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare award and has ranked in Inc. Magazine’s 500|5000 list. For more information about MedSys Group, LLC or to reach a MedSys Associate please visit: www.MedSysGroup.com or call 972-464-0020. You can also follow MedSys on Twitter @MedSysGroup. For interviews or media inquiries, please contact Gretchen Hydo, Director of Public Relations, at GHydo@MedSysGroup.com.