PHOENIX, Feb. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CompuGroup Medical US, Inc. ("CGM US"), the US division of CompuGroup Medical SE ("CGM") and one of the leading eHealth companies in the world, has appointed Benedikt Brueckle as the new Chief Executive Officer of CompuGroup Medical US. Werner Rodorff, its current CEO, will continue to serve as Chief Technology Officer.
With extensive global leadership experience, Brueckle is strongly committed to CompuGroup Medical's mission of synchronizing healthcare. It is his focus and passion to develop systems with the full interoperability required to provide not only the best patient experience and outcome but also actualized operational and financial results for the customers CGM US serves.
"Benedikt is passionate about healthcare and helping us achieve our mission," stated Frank Gotthardt, Chief Executive Officer of CompuGroup Medical SE. "His deep experience leading global teams to develop cutting-edge, agile products that solve immediate and anticipated market needs will prove that he is the right person to lead CGM US to the next stage of our growth."
Brueckle has experienced significant success in helping companies achieve financial and product development success. Prior to joining CGM, he served as an international business consultant as well as an auditor for the accounting firm KPMG in both Germany and Luxembourg. He was also involved with The Red Cross in Italy after the devastating earthquakes as well as Lega del Filo d'Oro, which supports blind and deaf children. Brueckle joined CompuGroup Medical SE in 2010 as Head of Group Controlling in its Finance Unit. After two years, he became the General Manager of CGM's Italy market, where he led the company to be the market leader in both the general practitioner software business and pharmacy software, while also entering the dental software market for the company. Most recently, Brueckle served as SVP of Southern and Western Europe, where he oversaw operations in Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, Turkey and the Netherlands. He was also responsible for entering new markets and promoting a rapid growth in CGM's global pharmacy software business.
In his current role as CEO, Brueckle will be responsible for leading CGM US and its market-leading IT solutions that support the clinical and practice management activities that take place in physician practices, community health centers, hospitals and laboratories.
"I am excited about the opportunities and challenges in this current healthcare landscape and how CompuGroup Medical fits into and can solve unique needs within the market," shared Benedikt Brueckle, CEO of CGM US. "It's a privilege to be part of an organization delivering innovation and technology that can impact operational excellence and financial success for our customers."
Brueckle joins CGM US as the company is increasing its product innovation success and making significant strides into new healthcare markets.
About CompuGroup Medical SE
CompuGroup Medical is one of the leading eHealth companies in the world. With a revenue base of more than EUR 550 million, its software products are designed to support all medical and organizational activities in doctors' offices, pharmacies, laboratories and hospitals. Its information services for all parties involved in the healthcare system and its web-based personal health records contribute towards safer and more efficient healthcare. CompuGroup Medical's services are based on a unique customer base of approximately 400,000 doctors, dentists, pharmacists and other service providers in inpatient and outpatient facilities. With locations in 19 countries and products in more than 40 countries worldwide, CompuGroup Medical is the eHealth company with one of the highest coverage among eHealth service providers. Approximately 4,300 highly qualified employees support customers with innovative solutions for the steadily growing demands of the healthcare system.
About CompuGroup Medical US
CompuGroup Medical US is the US division of CompuGroup Medical SE – one of the leading eHealth companies in the world. CompuGroup Medical US works to synchronize the systems of the healthcare industry with the mission of patient care, enabling providers to achieve the best possible outcomes for their patients. CompuGroup Medical US creates healthcare IT solutions to support the clinical and practice management activities that take place in physician practices, community health centers, hospitals and laboratories. These solutions include Meaningful Use certified electronic health records (EHRs) that are proven to contribute to safer, higher quality and more efficient healthcare. The company's portfolio also includes practice management (PM) software, productivity tools, EDI/reimbursement and more. For more information about CompuGroup Medical US, visit www.cgm.com/us.
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