Andy Eckert has stepped down from his role as President and CEO of Eclipsys and will leave the company, Eclipsys announced this morning. He has been replaced by Philip M. Pead, an Eclipsys director and former chairman, president, and CEO of Per-Se.
According to the announcement, Eckert "has decided to leave the company after accomplishing a number of important operational goals." A quote from Eckert also cited his family ties in California as a reason for his departure.
Pead joined the Eclipsys board on February 17 of this year.