Who We Are
With leading-edge data centers in North America, our HIPAA-compliant facilities host client information for hundreds of organizations and millions of patients, helping to transform the rapidly changing healthcare industry. With thousands of hours of experience among our dedicated employees, we adapt to the emerging needs of healthcare technology and services to increase profitability and accessibility.
Mission • Vision • Values
Transform the healthcare industry by investing in the leading healthcare software and medical technology organizations.
Expand and develop the health information technology sector while providing specialized service and innovative technology on a global scale with personalized customer care.
Encourage collaboration and innovation in the health information technology industry and create a dynamic environment for professionals and community alike.
President and CEO
Philip Turner is focused on growth to increase the VSS suite of product offerings for existing clients and continues to invest in infrastructure to grow the VSS footprint.
Born in Surrey, England in 1969, Philip attended the University of Calgary where he received a Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1990, and attended the University of Toronto where he received a Master of Business Administration in 1993.
Philip began his career in 1990 at Forewest Industries in Calgary, Alberta, where he worked in Oil and Gas technology. In 1993, he moved to Pitney Bowes in Toronto in a management role and traveled across Canada and into the United States. In 1997, Philip joined FedEx Canada and was responsible for business planning and pricing initiatives. After 3 years at FedEx, Philip moved to a software company, where he was one of the founders of a small startup software company: AutoBranch Technologies. AutoBranch focused on development of ATM software applications and Intellectual Property for automated banking machines. Philip was also President & CEO of Quickservice Technologies Inc., a leading provider of point-of-sale software solutions within the quick service sector. Philip sold Quick Services to Panasonic to focus on VSS Medical Technologies in 2018.
Chief Operating Officer
Harry Manesis joined Sigmund Software in 2005 after a 16-year tenure with the IBM Corporation. He initially held senior corporate accounting and finance positions at IBM. He later progressed to IBM Global Services and served in both senior project manager and consultant roles, providing oversight for implementation of enterprise financial systems. In this capacity, he worked directly with Fortune 100 and 500 corporations both domestically and abroad. His role expanded to encompass oversight for sales operations responsible for management of million-dollar/multi-year software implementation and consulting engagements worldwide.
Harry has been instrumental in evolving VSS strategies for software deployment, consulting, and customer support. He is responsible for sales and overall operations of the company.
Vice President of Business Development
Cory is responsible for the day-to-day oversight of all sales operations and provides active leadership in relationship management, strategy, and third-party partnerships. With 18 years of healthcare experience, Cory’s focus is to consultatively assist organizations in defining product and project requirements, re-engineer processes and define comprehensive implementation plans that enable organizations to meet their objectives.
Cory’s experience consulting in multiple healthcare vertical markets, including behavioral health and addiction treatment, primary care, and other medical specialties, allows him to use his diverse background in enterprise electronic health record software, medical device tracking, revenue cycle management processes, financial systems and data analytics to enhance the client experience and add value to every aspect of the sales and onboarding process.
Chief Product and Information Officer
Matthew Prete has been part of the VSS Medical Technologies team since 2006. He previously spent 6 years as a Software Engineer with IBM’s Microelectronic Division working in the semi-conductor manufacturing industry.
He started his career at Sigmund Software as a Senior Software Engineer with a primary focus on developing Sigmund’s finance and billing features. Matt was the lead engineer in the development of Sigmund’s industry-leading revenue cycle management system for behavioral healthcare and addiction treatment. Over the years, Matt has been integral in the design and development of all Sigmund Software, helping to push our technology in a fast-paced environment.
As the Vice President of Software Development and Information Technology, Matt is responsible for all the development and support of our products, as well as the data center infrastructure for VSS Medical Technologies. His primary goal is building the next generation of software for the health care industry, leveraging experience from all the companies within VSS. Matt continues to incorporate all that modern technology has to offer into our products and has recently been focused on adding machine learning, embedded analytics, and enhanced patient engagement functionality to our platforms.
Sigmund is a leader in providing software solutions for behavioral health, social service, and addiction treatment providers nationwide. Sigmund’s suite of flexible features and cutting-edge automation (including clinical documentation, telehealth, embedded analytics, EDI, benefits verification, electronic prescribing, scheduling, and more) provide the functionality needed to deliver more effective services across all departments.
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