Cyndi Vely Cahill - Cyndi has over 30 years’ experience in the healthcare industry. As one of the partners of Pursuit Healthcare Advisors, Cyndi finds innovative ways to bring her previous experiences into making a positive difference in her clients’ outcomes. She held a number of management and leadership roles with Siemens Healthcare (formerly SMS) in the areas of sales, National Implementations, and running the International Siemens Medical Solutions Executive Briefing Center. Cyndi was the CIO of Presbyterian Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA and the Corporate Financial Applications Manager at a five hospital group in Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, then named Graduate Health Systems. Preceding her current role, Cyndi was instrumental in the growth of Vitalize Consulting Solutions as part of the executive leadership team. Cyndi contributes time and resources to the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), a not-for-profit organization. She is a former Board Member and now committee member and is a founding Advisor of The Association for Executives in Health Information Applications (AEHIA), a new non-profit organization dedicated to educating, promoting, and serving Chief Application Officers in the Healthcare Industry.
Marc E. Hirshfield – Marc brings almost 20 years of healthcare IT and provider experience to Pursuit Healthcare Advisors. He is an academically and commercially published PMP® certified Project Manager with a BS, an MBA in Healthcare Administration, and post graduate work in MIS. He has not only created a successful, automated PMO methodology from scratch, but he built practices for Vitalize Consulting Solutions, Inc., including Project Management, Strategic Services, and Ambulatory as well as grew and managed the Siemens team. Marc implemented and optimized both physician and HIT solutions for SMS/Siemens in his previous role and was lucky enough to work with some premier providers around the country. His ability to organize teams, track every detail, and set lofty goals has led him to deliver high quality implementation teams willing to work for him again and again. Marc’s entrepreneurial spirit and desire to create the “company of choice” for customers and employees is ideal for the Pursuit team’s success.