Tampa, FL – August 6, 2012 – Vitera Healthcare Solutions, one of the nation’s largest providers of electronic health records and practice management software and services, announced today the appointment of Sam Snider as General Counsel. Snider brings over 12 years of legal experience to the Tampa-based healthcare IT provider.
“I am thrilled to join the Vitera Healthcare team,” said Snider. “It is rare to have the opportunity to work with a company with over 30 years of experience in the physician’s practice space. Vitera’s fantastic employee base and leadership team make it uniquely positioned to meet the needs of our customers and the evolving healthcare industry.”
Prior to joining Vitera, Snider was vice president and lead acquisition counsel for LexisNexis, where he was responsible for the company's global M&A activities in the United States, Europe and Asia. Prior to joining LexisNexis, Snider was a corporate lawyer in the Atlanta office of Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, a large international law firm. Snider is a frequent writer and speaker on corporate law and M&A matters and has been named a Georgia Rising Star by Atlanta and Georgia Super Lawyers magazines. Snider is a member of the American Bar Association.
“Sam’s experience is truly remarkable,” said Matthew Hawkins, CEO at Vitera Healthcare Solutions. “His common-sense approach adds a key level of expertise to the Vitera team. Regulatory and HIPAA compliance are important to us. Our plans for growth, which include hiring more than 150 people in the coming months and investing more than $25 million in product innovation, will benefit immensely from Sam’s involvement.”
Snider earned his bachelor's degree from Vanderbilt University and his JD from New York University School of Law.
About Vitera Healthcare Solutions
Vitera Healthcare Solutions provides end-to-end clinical and financial technology solutions so physicians and medical professionals can work with patients instead of paperwork. Serving more than 400,000 healthcare professionals including 80,000 physicians, Vitera Healthcare Solutions provides electronic health records and practice management systems, processes 33 million transactions and 1.8 million e-prescriptions monthly, and serves several specialties including primary care, OB/GYN, pediatrics, cardiology and orthopedics in all sized practices and Community Health Centers. Physician focused and patient centric, Vitera Healthcare Solutions is based in Tampa, FL. For more information, visit www.viterahealthcare.com or call (877) 932-6301. Follow Vitera Healthcare Solutions on Facebook, http://www.facebook.com/ViteraHealthcare, and Twitter, http://twitter.com/#!/ViteraHealth.