|By Business Wire||
|February 11, 2013 10:02 AM EST||
Vitera Healthcare Solutions, the nation’s premier provider of ambulatory electronic health records and practice management solutions, announced today that Kermit Randa, FACHE, CPHIMS, will join the company’s leadership team as Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing.
Kermit Randa (Photo: Business Wire)
“We are very pleased to welcome Kermit to our team,” says Matthew Hawkins, CEO of Vitera Healthcare Solutions. “The future holds endless opportunity for Vitera, and Kermit’s experience will be invaluable as we continue to advance our technology platform and deepen our commitment to provide the best customer experience in the industry.”
Randa most recently served as Chief Operating Officer at Surgical Information Systems (SIS), which specializes in anesthesia and perioperative software solutions. Prior to his time at SIS, Randa worked in leadership roles with various companies including EMC Corporation and Siemens Healthcare. Currently, he is a Board member of the Georgia Chapter of Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and participates on two mHIMSS Taskforce groups. He received a Master’s in Health Administration at Xavier University and has earned the prestigious Fellow designation within the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).
“As we move toward new payment structures and paradigms for care, coordination and collaboration, the battle for improving population health and reducing overall cost will be won or lost in the ambulatory care setting,” says Randa. “Having great tools combined with great data will enable our physicians and caregivers to truly make the most of this new reality.”
He adds, “I couldn’t be happier to work with Vitera and its exceptional customers. Building on past success and the significant investments made, Vitera is perfectly positioned to help the physician community get the most out of their practices and provide the best for their patients.”
This year Vitera has added more than 300 individuals to its workforce, as well as invested heavily in developing new products. Vitera introduced Vitera Stat, a comprehensive, cloud-based practice management and electronic health record solution, certified for Meaningful Use. In addition, Vitera released Vitera Intergy Mobile, which provides secure access to critical clinical and practice information from a user’s mobile device.
“We are focused on meeting the needs of our 80,000 physicians,” Hawkins says, “by providing exceptional support to all of our users and by offering easy-to-use, integrated practice management and EHR solutions so physicians can consistently stay ahead of evolving regulatory and reimbursement reform. Kermit understands the challenges and opportunities facing office-based practitioners, and will help Vitera extend our role as an even more trusted advisor to physician practices.”
About Vitera Healthcare Solutions
Vitera Healthcare Solutions provides end-to-end clinical and financial technology solutions so physicians and medical professionals can work with patients instead of paperwork. Serving more than 400,000 healthcare professionals including 80,000 physicians, Vitera Healthcare Solutions provides electronic health records and practice management systems, processes 33 million transactions and 1.8 million e-prescriptions monthly, and serves several specialties including primary care, OB/GYN, pediatrics, cardiology and orthopedics in all sized practices and Community Health Centers. Physician focused and patient centric, Vitera Healthcare Solutions is based in Tampa, FL. For more information, visit www.viterahealthcare.com or call (877) 932-6301. Follow Vitera Healthcare Solutions on Facebook, http://www.facebook.com/ViteraHealthcare, and Twitter, http://twitter.com/#!/ViteraHealth.
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