DSS Announces New Healthcare IT Solutions Director - Continued Development of IT Strategies & Solutions for Healthcare

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Recognizing the extreme pressures that federal mandates, meaningful use and other factors have put on healthcare IT departments, DSS has taken an important step, hiring industry leader William "Buddy" Gillespie to develop IT Solutions and resources for the healthcare industry.

Buddy Gillespie

William Buddy Gillespie, Director of Healthcare IT Solutions

Buddy’s participation will enable us to have a more extensive reach to healthcare organizations to provide education, consulting and ultimately IT solutions to make their organization more efficient and productive.

Distributed Systems Services, Inc. (DSS), a provider of innovative IT solutions that drive business value, is pleased to announce today that William “Buddy” Gillespie has joined the company as Director of Healthcare Solutions.

“This is an important step for our organization as we continue to develop more IT solutions and resources for the healthcare industry,” said Jim Sweeney, DSS President & CEO. “We recognize the extreme pressure that federal mandates, meaningful use and other factors have put on the healthcare IT departments. Buddy’s participation will enable us to have a more extensive reach to healthcare organizations to provide education, consulting and ultimately IT solutions to make their organization more efficient and productive.”

Gillespie’s position is a critical part of the company’s continued efforts to develop a core focus on Healthcare IT Solutions, and set the stage for future growth. His responsibilities will include direct consulting with clients, assessing and improving healthcare solution offerings, helping drive the DSS brand into the healthcare community, and initiating relationships with hospitals and practices for future business development.
Mr. Gillespie served as Vice President, CIO and Chief Technology Officer at WellSpan Health for over 15 years and is currently Program Chair for the newly founded Central PA HIMSS Chapter and Chair of the Health Information Exchange Committee for the Pennsylvania eHealth Initiative. Gillespie brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to DSS. “I have an enormous amount of respect for DSS and find their products, services and people set them apart as a premier IT solutions provider for healthcare organizations,” Buddy Gillespie said. “I admire what the company has achieved to date, and I want to help it achieve even more.”

About DSS
Distributed Systems Service, Inc. (DSS) is headquartered in Wyomissing, PA and serves organizations in the mid-Atlantic region. DSS provides a broad portfolio of technology solutions that drive business value. DSS employs over 110 people and offers solutions that address Data Center Hosting, Service Desk and Incident Management, PC Services, and IT Staffing, as well Professional Services for Collaboration, Virtualization, and Networking. DSS operates an enterprise class data center and has elite level partnerships with industry leaders IBM, Microsoft, VMWare, EMC and Cisco.

http://www.DSScorp.com and http://www.DSSDataCenter.com
Press/Media Contact:
Wendi J. Grinnell
610.927.2032
wgrinnell(at)dsscorp(dot)com

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