Gene C. Scheurer, President and Chief Executive Officer of Optimum Healthcare IT, has been named a Worldwide Who’s Who Professional of the Year in Healthcare Consulting. While inclusion in Worldwide Who’s Who is an honor, only a small selection of members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, years of service, and the credentials they have provided in association with their Worldwide Who’s Who membership.
With 15 years of professional experience, Mr. Scheurer opened Optimum Healthcare IT in 2011. The information technology company provides health care consulting and IT solutions on a national level. As president and chief executive officer for the company, he establishes and implements business strategy. Serving on the board of directors, Mr. Scheurer oversees profit and loss margins, increases revenue through utilization of partnerships in the health care industry, and evaluates talent for recruitment. Drawing on his educational background, which includes a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Belmont Abbey College and a professional human resources certification, he has become an expert in information technology solutions, specializing in health care. Mr. Scheurer works collaboratively with health care systems throughout the United States, often overseeing development of complex healthcare IT projects. Through effective training and clinical application solutions, he has succeeded in saving providers millions of dollars. With such well-known clients as Baylor, WellStar, Nemours Children’s Hospital, and Community Health Systems, he seeks to expand his client portfolio through networking and consulting.
Recognized for years of invaluable contributions to the fields of health care and IT, Mr. Scheurer has achieved several awards. In 2012, he was inducted into Worldwide Who’s Who as a lifetime member. That same year, he was featured on their Elite Radio Network and chosen as a Professional of the Year. Attributing his success to hard work and determination, Mr. Scheurer plans to expand his company to achieve $100 million in revenue within the next five years.
Mr. Scheurer is a member of the local Jacksonville chapter and the national chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management. He is also affiliated with the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society. Outside the demands of his work, he enjoys exercising, coaching football, and spending time with his two sons.
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