West Palm Beach, FL – September 11, 2017
We are pleased to announce Ed Ricks joins Orchestrate Healthcare today as our Area Vice President – Southeast. With a distinguished 25+ years as a healthcare CIO, Ed will parlay his deep industry insight with our client-centered focus to establish and build strong relationships with healthcare executives, providers and our consultants.
Our existing clients will benefit from Ed’s powerful understanding of the complexities of healthcare systems and his adeptness for the coordination of strategic and complex sales processes. When he’s not client facing, Ed will be mentoring and developing the Southeast team to further assist clients. It is with pleasure we welcome him to the Orchestrate Healthcare team!
Ed Ricks – Area Vice President – Southeast
Ed Ricks provides seasoned leadership and direction for the Southeastern states with a robust 25+ years in healthcare operations and technology. His solid understanding of the details and complexities within healthcare systems enables him to bring a uniquely positioned skill-set to the table for the coordination of strategic and complex sales processes.
“Our Southeast practice is growing rapidly along with the shifting US demographics,” shares Mr. Cook. “With both the booming expansion of healthcare organizations and complex mergers in this space, it was crucial for us to pair that acceleration with someone having deep roots in healthcare. Ed is that distinguished c-suite leader, with a prowess in strategic planning and executing tactics, for maximum engagement of all involved across the healthcare organization. His discernment of both the strategic and operational processes to improve healthcare delivery will be invaluable to our clients.”
Prior to joining Orchestrate Healthcare, Ed served as Vice President & CIO at Beaufort Memorial Hospital; and Vice President Information Services & CIO at Samaritan Health System.