Toledo, OH, February 22, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Heartland Information Services, a full-service medical transcription company, has appointed Brett Himes to Chief Operating Officer, a position new to the organization. Himes will assume the position immediately while continuing his role as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
“Brett has done an outstanding job during the past months in developing our financial systems from two separate companies to one merged platform,” says Jerry C. Cirino, President and CEO. “His leadership skills will help to continue to move the company forward in a positive direction during these fast-changing markets in the health care system.”
Himes’ new role within the organization will be to provide critical day-to-day leadership for all aspects of global operations. In addition, he will help guide and grow the organization as a whole and position Heartland for the future.
Prior to joining the company in August 2007, Himes was Executive Vice President and CFO of SourceOne Healthcare Technologies. He spent seven additional years in the health care distribution industry with the Medical-Surgical and Pharmaceutical divisions of McKesson, where he was Vice President of Finance of the Supply Management Business and then Senior Vice President and CFO of the Medical-Surgical Business. Prior to entering the health care industry, Himes worked for Ernst & Young and was the founder of a multi-location document imaging service company. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Harvard and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Heartland Information Services specializes in high-quality, full-service medical transcription providing financial and service advantages that helps its clients reach or exceed goals. Heartland provides unparalleled efficiency, reliability and management capabilities while interfacing with virtually any health information system and software. Heartland’s corporate headquarters is located in Toledo, Ohio, with work centers in Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Pune and Delhi, India. For more information visit www.heartlandis.com.