Derek A. PickellChief Executive Officer
In his role as CEO, Derek is responsible for developing and implementing strategic plans for the company, creating business development action plans for business growth, improving customer and employee satisfaction to increase retention rates, and achieving financial goals for the company. He has over 30 years’ experience in the healthcare technology and technology-enabled service solutions business with specific expertise within eMDs core healthcare markets including Practice Management, EHR, and RCM solutions at small and large companies.
Prior to joining eMDs, Derek was the CEO of Convergent Revenue Cycle Management, Inc. where he managed the strategic direction, financial and operational performance, as well as the sales and marketing for the Healthcare Division. Before Convergent, he held multiple senior executive level positions focused on the success and growth of software and revenue cycle outsourcing solutions for healthcare providers. Derek has proven success in driving strategies and operational execution, growing revenue and maintaining high levels of customer and employee satisfaction.
Derek has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics/Business Administration with an emphasis on Computer Science and Political Science from Ursinus College in Collegeville, PA.