Boston, MA – September 13, 2012 -- Advanced Practice Strategies (APS), leading innovators in healthcare knowledge delivery, today announced that Matthew Hanis has joined APS as the Vice President of Sales.
“I’m thrilled to have Matthew on the team. APS has a huge opportunity and an important mission to accomplish. Matthew's extensive experience and creativity are exactly what we need to expand our reach into important healthcare delivery institutions and insurance providers,” said Dennis Ferrill, CEO. “Matthew brings much more than sales management to APS: he’s a skillful marketer and has an unusually deep understanding of how to create products and services that deliver real value to our customers. He’ll be responsible both for sales and for ensuring customer satisfaction.”
“APS presents a terrific opportunity to do what I do best – rapidly grow a business – with a direct connection to saving lives. APS helps healthcare providers uncover and eliminate knowledge gaps before adverse events take place,” said Hanis. “I look forward to recruiting and hiring exceptional sales talent to grow the company and spread this critically important technology.”
“Hanis joins APS after twenty-one years as a sales leader and business unit manager. He was most recently Vice President and General Manager of the Clinical Integration unit for Truven Health Analytics, formerly the healthcare business of Thomson Reuters. Hanis has also held leadership positions at Centrics Technology, APACHE Medical Systems, and First Virtual Holdings, Inc.”
Hanis earned undergraduate degrees in History and Economics at Tulane University and completed Masters coursework in accounting, information technology, and business at Washington University in St. Louis and the University of Michigan.
Hanis resides in Clayton, MO with his wife and two children. He also invests in efforts to provide home ownership for families in the financially depressed areas of North St. Louis County.
Advanced Practice Strategies (APS) is eliminating risk, increasing patient safety, and reducing healthcare costs by making it easier for physicians, nurses, and other providers to fill knowledge gaps that lead to serious medical errors. APS is creating the next generation of mobile, web-based tools to assess clinician competency, map latent risk in the healthcare environment, and deliver highly customized education that saves clinician learning time, rapidly improves performance, reduces medical malpractice risk, and increases patient safety. APS’s flexible, state of the art eLearning program has helped more than a thousand hospitals across the country dramatically reduce healthcare costs and error rates. Based in Boston, MA, APS is dedicated to improving the lives of both patients and caregivers through effective, innovative education solutions. For more information, please visit http://www.aps-