|By Business Wire||
|January 20, 2014 09:05 AM EST||
MEDHOST, Inc., provider of market-leading enterprise, departmental and healthcare engagement solutions, has named veteran healthcare IT executive Lionel Tehini as president of MEDHOST Professional Services, LLC. Tehini will oversee and lead strategy for MEDHOST Direct, managed IT services, cloud applications, and a suite of services that include outsourced services, professional consulting and optimization services.
MEDHOST, Inc., provider of market-leading enterprise, departmental and healthcare engagement solutions, has named veteran healthcare IT executive Lionel Tehini as president of MEDHOST Professional Services, LLC. Tehini will oversee and lead strategy for MEDHOST Direct, managed IT services, cloud applications, and a suite of services that include outsourced services, professional consulting and optimization services. (Photo: Business Wire)
“Our services division, MEDHOST Professional Services, LLC, is rapidly growing, and Lionel’s entrepreneurial experience makes him a great fit for expanding upon our already robust suite of services,” said Bill Anderson, MEDHOST Chairman and CEO. “Hospitals and health systems face new, complex challenges every day, and MEDHOST is eager to assist Customers by providing managed hosting, consulting, outsourcing and many other services that help improve patient care, operations and hospitals’ financial performance. With Lionel’s guidance and expertise, MEDHOST will deliver even more value to Customers by serving as their preferred provider of healthcare technology and services.”
Tehini joined MEDHOST in 2012 when the company acquired Acuitec LLC, an integrated perioperative solutions provider that he founded and led as CEO. Tehini has successfully guided the sales and growth of MEDHOST’s Advanced Perioperative Information Management System (PIMS) that has helped numerous hospitals improve care and performance in their surgery departments, one of the most demanding and financially important clinical environments.
“The primary goal of MEDHOST Professional Services is to help Customers control costs, manage and improve efficiencies, and enhance patient and staff satisfaction. We can do just that by enabling hospital employees, including clinicians, business office and IT staff, to focus on their core competency and what they do best – the delivery of patient care. I’m excited about my new role and am eager to take MEDHOST’s service offerings to the next level,” said Tehini. “MEDHOST employs technology experts, seasoned clinicians and former hospital c-level executives, many of which have worked in healthcare for more than 25 years. With this wealth of experience and professionalism, we have what it takes to remove many of the operational burdens placed on hospitals. I look forward to building on this solid foundation and helping Customers realize even greater patient care, operational and financial improvements.”
Tehini has successfully launched and operated healthcare IT companies both as an entrepreneur and as part of capital funds that helped startups grow. Tehini is originally from South Africa, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering, a Master of Science in computer science and an MBA.
MEDHOST, Inc. provides market-leading enterprise, departmental and healthcare engagement solutions to more than 1,000 hospitals. Our intuitive, easy-to-use and SaaS-enabled solutions are complemented by a robust suite of managed hosting, outsourcing and consulting services that are revolutionizing how clinicians and hospital leaders work and communicate, while generating notable operational, patient flow, care and revenue improvements. MEDHOST delivers unparalleled value by enabling hospitals of all types and all sizes to better manage care and the business of healthcare, as well as meet evolving regulatory requirements.
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