Richard is a visionary consulting executive whose clients value his ability to translate complex business concepts into winning strategies and actionable plans. He builds strong and lasting relationships with physicians and C-suite leaders, deftly encourages stakeholders to embrace change to address current challenges, and facilitates non-contentious resolution of thorny issues in the complex healthcare system. In a career spanning more than 25 years, Richard has consulted to hospitals, health systems, and insurers on such diverse topics as network development, acquisitions and affiliations, insurer relations, member/patient acquisition and retention, practice transformation, and implementation of quality incentives.
Richard has transitioned his deep knowledge of law, healthcare finance, and successful direct-to-consumer marketing and sales strategies to guide insurers and providers to successfully manage the convergence of accountable care, financial risk, and population health management. He has tremendous insight on the application of digital communication in medicine, and he values savvy market and operational assessment as the foundation for development of comprehensive, and measurable, strategic and operational plans for high-growth insurance services in a dynamic healthcare market.