Dr. Murray Reicher Named CEO at DR Systems

Co-Founder and Nationally Recognized Health IT Innovator Assumes Expanded Role at Leading Enterprise Imaging Company

SAN DIEGO--()--Dr. Murray Reicher has been named CEO of DR Systems, Inc. (www.drsys.com), where he succeeds Rick Porritt, who has retired after 20 years with the company. Dr. Reicher co-founded DR Systems in 1992 and has been instrumental in the company’s growth to become an industry leader in PACS, RIS, EHR and medical image exchange.

“People have come to expect quality and innovation from DR Systems. That’s who we are and that will never change.”

As CEO, Dr. Reicher will continue to focus on partnering with healthcare organizations to improve their clinical and financial success.

“Every day we commit ourselves to solving challenges the industry faces with imaging workflow, from reading efficiency, to interoperability, to patient engagement and more,” Dr. Reicher said. “People have come to expect quality and innovation from DR Systems. That’s who we are and that will never change.”

One of Dr. Reicher’s key principles in founding the company was to rely on customer collaboration as a resource for streamlining and otherwise improving the company’s products.

“For me and many people in the healthcare industry, Murray Reicher is DR Systems,” said long-time DR customer Gary K. Wilde, President and CEO of Community Memorial Health System. “Having seen the customer collaboration and technology of DR Systems in two different hospitals I headed, I feel Dr. Reicher’s transition to CEO is a very positive move.”

The company’s technology is designed for radiology, pathology, cardiology, anesthesiology and other medical fields where streamlined, comprehensive systems that improve workflow are essential to better care.

"I wish Murray and the rest of the team the very best,” retiring CEO Rick Porritt said. “Seeing DR Systems become a major force in enterprise imaging is something we can all be very proud of."

During Porritt’s term, the company received six Best in KLAS PACS awardsi, far surpassing any other vendor. The awards acknowledged the company’s innovative technology and top-rated customer service.

"We are very grateful for Rick Porritt’s contributions over the past two decades,” Dr. Reicher said. “The length of tenure of our management and employees is unique in the industry, so this transition reflects the stability and continuity that our customers expect.”

About Dr. Murray Reicher, M.D., F.A.C.R
CEO, Chairman and Co-Founder

Dr. Reicher is a board-certified diagnostic radiologist and Fellow of the American College of Radiology. He is known for his numerous scientific publications, inventions, and presentations in the fields of neuroradiology, musculoskeletal MRI, and health information technologies. He is also the co-founder/Chairman of Health Companion, Inc., co-founder/board member of Health Beacons, LLC, and councilor for the California Radiological Society, as well as the past President of Radiology Medical Group, Inc., and past CEO of Imaging Healthcare Specialists, LLC. Dr. Reicher received his undergraduate degree at UCLA in Biochemistry and his medical degree at UCSD.

As CEO, Dr. Reicher will remain available to provide insight on a wide range of topics related to medical imaging and healthcare IT including enterprise imaging, Imaging 3.0, EHR, Meaningful Use Stage 3 and value-based care.

About DR Systems, Inc.

DR Systems designs the award-winning Unity Enterprise Imaging system (RIS, CVIS, PACS, Anatomic Pathology Reporting) and associated VNA, Disaster Recovery and Enterprise Viewing technology. The company’s cloud-based information systems include: eMix for medical image exchange; a complete certified ambulatory EHR; and an enterprise patient portal. Since 1992, DR Systems has helped over 600 hospitals, healthcare facilities, and thousands of associated physician professionals attain higher levels of clinical and financial success. KLAS recognized DR Systems and its Unity PACS as the #1 ranked PACS vendor and product in 2001, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, and 2012i. For more information about the company, visit www.drsys.com.

Copyright © 1997-2015 DR Systems, Inc. and its licensors. All rights reserved. Protected by U.S. Patents: http://www.drsys.com/legal/.

i Source: 2001, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, and 2012 ‘Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services’, www.KLASresearch.com. © 2015 KLAS Enterprises, LLC. All rights reserved.

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Release Summary

Dr. Murray Reicher has been named CEO of DR Systems, Inc. (www.drsys.com), where he succeeds Rick Porritt, who has retired after 20 years with the company.

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