Seasoned healthcare technology executive joins to drive new phase of growth
TAMPA, Florida -- (PRWEB) -- Greenway Health, a leading health information technology and services provider, announced today that Richard Atkin will lead the company as its new CEO, replacing Scott Zimmerman, who is leaving to pursue new opportunities. Atkin has over 25 years of experience as an executive for healthcare, technology and software companies, and serves as an operating principal at Vista Equity Partners, where he works with software company leadership teams to grow their companies and add value for their customers.
“Richard’s deep industry knowledge combined with his executive experience and know-how — developed through his time as CEO of Sunquest and his roles as president of Vista Consulting Group (VCG) and as a Vista operating principal — make him the perfect candidate to lead Greenway Health in this exciting moment in the company’s growth,” said Vista Founder, Chairman & CEO Robert F. Smith. “Vista is committed to improving how healthcare is administered, and Richard’s leadership will ensure Greenway continues to provide the clinical, financial and administrative software solutions that physicians rely on to serve their patients.”
As an operating principal at Vista Equity Partners, Atkin served on the boards of a number of Vista companies, partnering with CEOs to chart their companies’ strategies and growth. He previously served as the president of VCG where he led over 80 consultants and software and technology experts dedicated to providing insights and proven solutions that enable Vista companies to grow their businesses. Prior to joining VCG, Richard was CEO of Sunquest Information Systems Inc., a market leading provider of hospital laboratory information systems. Sunquest was a founding member and Richard served on the boards of CommonWell Health Alliance, and the Digital Pathology Association.
“Greenway’s customers dedicate themselves to providing the best possible care for their patients,” Atkin said. “I am honored to have the opportunity to continue the work begun under Scott Zimmerman to bring a new generation of Greenway solutions to market, and I want to thank Scott for his contributions and wish him the best in his new endeavors. I am looking forward to working with the talented and passionate professionals at Greenway to serve our customers and positively impact the way care is delivered and received across the U.S. daily.”
Greenway Health’s products and solutions are used by over 75,000 healthcare providers in the U.S. to improve the effectiveness, cost and quality of care for the over 100 million lives impacted by the company’s solutions.
About Greenway Health
Improving health is at the heart of Greenway Health’s work. We connect providers to the right information and insights, at the right place and time, so they can make patient-driven care a reality while navigating the ever-changing healthcare system. Greenway delivers exceptional service through a deep team of clinical, financial and technology experts committed to innovations that keep people healthier and happier. We partner with over 10,000 organizations and 75,000 progressive providers across more than 40 specialties, which translates into more than 100 million lives that are touched by our solutions. All of Greenway Health’s solutions and services are designed to meet our company-wide goals of serving physicians, connecting the industry, and empowering better care. Whether as a customer, strategic partner or staff member, we invite you to partner with us to create a smarter healthcare system. For more details, visit www.greenwayhealth.com, call (866) 242-3805 or follow Greenway on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
About Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based investment firm with offices in Austin, San Francisco, Chicago, and Oakland with more than $31 billion in cumulative capital commitments, currently invests in software, data and technology-enabled organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspectives. Vista is a value-added investor, contributing professional expertise and multi-level support towards companies’ realization of their full potential. Vista’s investment approach is anchored by a sizable long-term capital base, experience in structuring technology-oriented transactions, and proven management techniques that yield flexibility and opportunity in private equity investing. For more information, please visit www.vistaequitypartners.com.
For Vista Equity Partners:
Alan H. Fleischmann