-- Rich Berner to serve as president of international, Stuart Miller as EMEA managing director
CHICAGO, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Allscripts recently named a team of executives to better deliver on client obligations and lead global growth. Healthcare organizations all over the world need outstanding healthcare IT and analytics solutions, and Allscripts is now positioned to help clients everywhere improve patient care.
Rich Berner joined Allscripts as president of Allscripts International, based in Chicago and reporting to Allscripts Chief Executive Officer, Paul M. Black.
Berner brings to Allscripts a deep understanding of the healthcare industry, global markets and what clients need to succeed. Berner was previously senior vice president at Caradigm (A Microsoft/GE Joint Venture), where he led the client organization. Prior to joining Caradigm, Berner served in a number of executive roles of increasing responsibility at Cerner Corporation and other technology companies domestically and internationally. For Rich Berner's full bio, visit Allscripts.com.
"Governments and providers across the world need to drive better outcomes and increase the health of their populations at lower costs," said Black. "Rich Berner brings the experience needed to grow our business and help our clients cost effectively increase patient safety, operational efficiencies and quality across the populations they manage."
Allscripts names Managing Director for EMEA
Allscripts appointed Stuart Miller as Managing Director for Allscripts in Europe, Middle East, and Africa. Miller will be based in Manchester, United Kingdom, and will report to Berner.
Born and raised in Scotland, Miller originally trained as a registered nurse in the United Kingdom. He worked for 14 years in the National Health Service in a variety of clinical and managerial roles across a range of care settings.
In 1996 he transitioned to work for a leading UK healthcare IT company in sales support and sales roles before moving to the United States in 2002 to work for Eclipsys, which merged with Allscripts in 2011. During his time with Allscripts Miller has worked in progressively more complex roles in sales and business development, resulting in the addition of UK clients Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital Foundation Trust and Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust.
"Our success is tied to our clients," said Miller. "I look forward to bringing Allscripts solutions further into Europe, Middle East and Africa to help healthcare organizations increase efficiency and improve patient outcomes."
Miller is one of three global managing directors. Mark Hubble will lead Allscripts operations in Canada. David Chambers will drive Allscripts efforts in the Asia-Pacific market.
About Allscripts Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) delivers the insights that healthcare providers require to generate world-class outcomes. The company's Electronic Health Record, practice management and other clinical, revenue cycle, connectivity and information solutions create a Connected Community of Health™ for physicians, hospitals and post-acute organizations. To learn more about Allscripts, please visit www.allscripts.com, Twitter, YouTube and It Takes A Community: The Allscripts Blog.