Established by pharmacists and health care industry veterans, RJ Health Systems anticipates and responds to evolutions in the pharmaceutical drug landscape. The company continues to be run day-to-day by pharmaceutical industry leaders who develop services that help support sound health care decisions.
Our team shares a concern for increasing our clients’ useable knowledge of pharmaceuticals, including their cost, management, use and misuse. With experience both inside and outside the industry, RJ Health Systems turns complex data and industry jargon into information that advances appropriate use of medication.
- Paul D. Rector – Chief Executive Officer
- Thomas Comcowich III, R.Ph., M.B.A. - Senior Vice President, Drug Information Services
- Michael Giusani, B.Sc. Pharm., R.Ph. - Vice President, Clinical Pharmacy Services
- Thomas Mancini - Vice President, Information Technology Services
- Kim Devaney RPh, - Vice President, Clinical Program Development
Paul joined RJ Health Systems in February 2015 as Executive Vice President, Business Development and is now Chief Executive Officer after the retirement of Kelly DeKeyser in November 2015. In his role as CEO, Paul brings a successful track record of driving recurring revenue growth through new, repositioned, and/or overhauled marketing initiatives. As Executive Vice President, Paul was responsible for managing all aspects of sales and customer service. Prior to joining RJ Health Systems, Mr. Rector served as Chief Revenue Officer, for Engage121, where he specialized in organizational development, and market positioning & responsive packaging - all in pursuit of sustainable revenue growth. Before that, he was the Chief Revenue Officer at Heartland Publications and was a mentor at the Connecticut Innovations — TechStart incubator.
Mr. Rector has developed a winning SaaS/Recurring Revenue sales strategy that balances sales and support resources to develop happy, loyal customers, ensuring retention and maximizing up sell capacity. Mr. Rector has extensive experience as an executive leader in new ventures with both corporate spin-outs and early stage companies. As a data-driven, top-line manager, Mr. Rector has achieved double and triple digit growth plans that have led to strategic investment, shareholder double-downs, and game-changing partnerships.
Mr. Rector received a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Philosophy from Trinity College in 1995.
Tom Comcowich joined RJ Health Systems in October 2001 as Vice President, Drug Information Services. As Vice President, Tom has extensive involvement in the development and maintenance of the various Drug Informational Databases developed by RJ Health Systems. Additionally, he has a major role in all consulting activity of the company.
Prior to joining RJ Health Systems, Tom was Director of Pharmacy for Health Net of the Northeast, a 1.1 million member Managed Care Organization serving the states of Connecticut, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania for a period of 12 years. Prior to his tenure at Health Net of the Northeast, Tom was a member of the Pharmacy team at Community Health Care Plan, a staff model HMO serving the greater New Haven County in Connecticut.
His extensive background in all aspects of Managed Care Pharmacy, including utilization review, formulary management, network management, business operations, and benefit design, enable Tom to oversee the Consulting Services, Drug Informational Databases and Patient Education divisions of RJ Health Systems.
Tom earned a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from Northeastern University and a Masters of Business Administration - Healthcare Management from the University of New Haven. He is a Registered Pharmacist in the State of Connecticut and is a member of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy.
Michael W. Giusani is the Vice President of Clinical and Data Services at RJ Health Systems. As Vice President, he has extensive involvement in the development and maintenance of the various Drug Information Databases developed by RJ Health Systems.
Michael has over 9 years of experience in the arena of Managed Care Pharmacy and over 18 years of experience in the area of appropriate drug utilization. He has extensive knowledge of all aspects of Drug Utilization, specifically Medical Drug Management, from a coding, pricing and clinical perspective. He continues to work extensively with Payors, Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBM’s), and the broader Pharmaceutical industry to provide coding and clinical in-sight to effectively manage spend and utilization.
Mr. Giusani earned a Pharmacy Degree (B.Sc. Pharmacy) from the University Of Connecticut School Of Pharmacy, December 1996. He is a Registered Pharmacist in the State of Connecticut and is a Member in Good Standing with the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy and the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists.
Tom Mancini joined RJ Health Systems in June 2000 as Vice President, Information Services. Tom’s primary responsibilities encompass the planning, design and implementation of the software systems that deliver the products marketed and sold by RJ Health Systems.
He has more than 20 years of technology experience in addition to a comprehensive knowledge base in insurance, pharmaceutical, medical and government programs. Prior to joining RJ Health Systems, he was an Independent Contractor, a Project Manager for Hartford Insurance Group, an Information Technology Manager for Travelers’ Insurance, and a Computer Programmer for the State of Connecticut Department of Transportation. He has extensive experience in Workers’ Compensation, Managed Health Care, and Property Casualty Insurance with exposure to all facets of the healthcare and insurance industries.
Tom earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Connecticut. He also has several certifications including Project Management Certification from The Boston University Center for Management Development, Sun Certified Programmer, IBM Certified Solution Developer, and Oracle Certified Professional Enterprise Developer.
Kim Devaney joined RJ Health Systems in January 2012 as a consultant, and in 2013 became Director, Research & Development. He now serves as Vice President of Clinical Program Development. In this role he oversees improvement and integration of our clinical programs. He also has responsibility for consulting activity with health plans in support of clinical operations.
Prior to joining RJ Health Systems, Kim practiced as a Clinical Pharmacist at ConnectiCare, ranked as one of the top health plans in America. Previously, he served as Director of Pharmacy for Health Net of the Northeast for 12 years. Here his focus was on operational oversight of the Commercial, and Medicare Part D lines of business. Kim also oversaw pharmacy operations at HMO staff model pharmacies as Pharmacy Supervisor at Community Health Care Plan. In addition, Kim has also enjoyed over 20 years’ experience in the Community, and Long Term Care pharmacy settings.
Kim has extensive background in all aspects of Managed Care Pharmacy, including, formulary management, prior authorization, utilization review, benefit design, and compliance programs.
Kim earned a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the University of Rhode Island. He is a Licensed Pharmacist in the State of Connecticut and is a member of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy.