Steven Nickerson Joins Beryl as National Vice President of Sales

Nickerson to manage expansive market growth for Beryl

DALLAS, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Beryl, a technology-focused patient experience services company dedicated to improving relationships between healthcare providers and consumers, announced today that it has named Steven Nickerson as national vice president of sales.  



Nickerson comes to Beryl from Philips Healthcare, where he led channel development and strategic marketing efforts for North America.   He also served as vice president of sales within the automation and medication safety division of McKesson Provider Technologies, a business unit of McKesson Corporation.

In his new role, Nickerson will leverage his extensive healthcare experience to develop new market opportunities and manage Beryl's expansive growth as more healthcare providers seek to improve communications before and after the delivery of care.

"Over the past 25 years, Beryl has been dedicated to growing our services designed to help our clients enhance the patient experience," said Steve Whitehurst, senior vice president of the Patient Experience Group for Beryl. "As a result of this dedication, we are seeing continued growth, and Steven will be essential to managing this ongoing expansion. We look forward to Steven's leadership in driving new business as we continue to help hospitals improve the patient experience."

About The Beryl Companies

The Beryl Companies is comprised of four businesses; two that focus on improving the patient experience in a variety of health care settings, and two that focus on improving workplace culture and values-based business productivity.  The Beryl Companies sees these activities and concepts as intrinsically linked.  The Beryl Companies' foundational business, Beryl, is a technology-focused patient experience services company dedicated to improving relationships between health care providers and consumers.  Founded in 2006, The Beryl Institute is a research and educational entity that publishes information about improving the patient experience and how that activity links to better financial outcomes for health care providers.  Founded in 2009, The Circle is a training company that helps other businesses enhance employee engagement and develop more positive workplace cultures.  The last firm, The Small Giants Community, is a global organization that brings together leaders who are focused on values-based business principles.

SOURCE The Beryl Companies