Wakefield, MA, November 1, 2015 – Picis Clinical Solutions is delighted to announce the appointment of Lee Smith as the new Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Picis was recently acquired from Optum, by the N. Harris Computer Corporation (“Harris”). Lee will be spearheading the reestablishment of the Picis brand within the healthcare marketplace.
“We’re thrilled to be welcoming Lee Smith to the Picis team. With his strong background in the field, we are confident Lee will maintain and grow our client base so that Picis can continue to play a significant role in the provision of cutting-edge information solutions in the global healthcare marketplace,” commented Steve Hammond, Executive Vice President, Picis Clinical Solutions.
Lee Smith comes to Picis Clinical Solutions from athenahealth, where he was Director of National Partners for over 6 years. He managed many of the key channel partners, including the McKesson Medical Surgical relationship, and, was instrumental in the launch of new partnership with Henry Schein. Before that, Lee held multiple roles at PSS World Medical, with increasing responsibility, moving up from Sales Management, through General Manager for the Greater Atlanta area, to Director of Business Development of Capital Equipment. He has a strong background in healthcare, sales leadership, business and channel development, strategic alliances, marketing and team building. This positions Lee as the ideal person to reestablish the profile of the Picis Clinical Solutions emergency department, Perioperative, and, critical care information systems products, in the healthcare marketplace, following the acquisition of Picis by Harris.
“I’m excited about my new role at Picis Clinical Solutions,” says Smith. “One of the first things I want to do is to help grow the Harris and Picis cultures together. I really love team building; the greatest thing is when you are working hard and having fun at the same time. I’m looking forward to creating a new culture and excitement at Picis — and taking care of our clients.”
About Lee Smith
Lee is a successful healthcare industry professional with over 20 years of sales, sales leadership, channel development, and , business strategy experience, in the physician practice, and, healthcare information technology segments. He is experienced at leading teams in medical distribution, growing strategic alliances and successfully adapts strategies to perform in diverse market environments.
About Picis Clinical Solutions
Picis Clinical Solutions is a global provider of innovative information solutions that enable rapid and sustained delivery of clinical documentation and financial and operational results in emergency departments, surgical suites and intensive care units — life-critical areas of the hospital where the patients are the most vulnerable, the care process is the most complex and an increasing majority of hospital costs and potential revenue are concentrated. A wholly owned subsidiary of N. Harris Computer Corporation headquartered in Wakefield, MA, Picis has licensed systems for use at more than 400 hospitals in 18 countries.