PHILADELPHIA, April 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- GSI Health, a leading healthcare technology company that enables healthcare organizations to more effectively manage and care for patient populations, today will cut the ribbon on its new headquarters, located in Philadelphia'sCenter City at the BNY Mellon Center (1735 Market Street). Situated on the building's top floor with 360-degree views of the city, the new offices will support GSI Health's continuing innovation and a planned 50 percent head count growth in 2016, primarily in software engineering and other technical positions.
As a leading metropolitan area for healthcare innovation, Philadelphia offers GSI Health easy access to world-class medical and research facilities, the seat of national healthcare policy in Washington DC, and quick access to other progressive healthcare markets. In addition, the Company has deep roots in the community, originating with GSI Health founder and chief executive officer LeRoy Jones, a native Philadelphian. "Growing up in such a historic city as Philadelphia has given me an appreciation for the preservation of tradition, loyalty and pride of place—all of which I've tried to infuse into the soul of our company," said Mr. Jones. "I am proud to be a job creator in a city that has given me so much."
Philadelphia's diverse population epitomizes some of the challenges facing the healthcare system that GSI Health's cloud-based care coordination and population health platform, GSIHealthCoordinator, was built to address. By uniting medical, behavioral, social and human service providers to deliver collaborative, "whole person" care within complex communities, GSIHealthCoordinator is improving the health of individuals and entire populations.
"Philadelphia serves a number of demographics and populations that have been marginalized within the national healthcare system," said Mr. Jones. "If GSI Health can provide leadership by delivering more technology innovation into the city's healthcare community, it will not only serve the region well, but also reach and benefit those that need innovation the most."
The ribbon cutting ceremony will welcome GSI Health employees and stakeholders, as well as distinguished guests including Harold Epps, Director of Commerce for the City, Councilman Allan Domb, and the Executive Management Team of the Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce. The event will celebrate the Company's growth and preview its new, progressive facilities.
An open environment designed to maximize collaboration and drive innovation, the headquarters feature nearly 13,000 square feet of space. Open workstations are surrounded by private offices with floor-to-ceiling glass panels that showcase panoramic views of Philadelphia. Creativity and innovation are facilitated through modern features such as collaborative spaces with writable walls, advanced conferencing capabilities and mounted touch-displays for projection and virtual white-boarding. Additionally, the site is conveniently located in close proximity to train stations, local restaurants and other city amenities.
"Our new headquarters represents the next step in the evolution of our progressive work culture that enables distributed teams to build sophisticated, tightly integrated software systems," said Mr. Jones. "I am excited to build a technology center that supports the talents and innovation of our best-in-class team, and there is no better place for it than Philadelphia."
About GSI Health GSI Health's cloud-based software solutions unite patients, health care payers and care providers of all kinds, enabling whole person and whole population care through efficient communication, workflow, information sharing, and built-in analytics and reporting—all on a single integrated platform. Our configurable solutions help care teams across the community manage, analyze, and engage with patients in real-time as they move through the care delivery system to prevent avoidable hospital readmissions and improve population health, so you can improve your ROI. Learn more at www.gsihealth.com.