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Dr. Emad Rizk

Dr. Emad Rizk

Dr. Emad Rizk joined Verscend in August 2016 and serves as president and CEO. A seasoned and renowned healthcare industry senior executive, Dr. Rizk brings to this role more than 25 years of experience working closely with payers, providers, and government entities. Most recently, he served as CEO of Accretive Health and was also a member of its board of directors. Prior to Accretive Health, Dr. Rizk was president of McKesson Health Solutions, a business that provides clinical and financial solutions to healthcare payers. Dr. Rizk’s work has been published frequently in journals and books, and he has been widely recognized in the healthcare Industry. Modern Healthcare has named Dr. Rizk numerous times as one of the “50 Most Influential Physician Executives in the United States,” and the “Top 100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare.” Managed Healthcare Executive also named him to its “Top 25 Leaders in Disease Management.”

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jumping the hurdles to value-based care

The transition from fee-for-service to value-based healthcare, where payers compensate providers based on the patient’s ...

podcast: why value-based care requires “strength from all sides”

As the transition from fee-for-service to value-based care continues to disrupt the healthcare industry, payers and prov...

improving healthcare quality: four proven health plan strategies that providers should ado...

The following article by Verscend President and CEO Dr. Emad Rizk was originally published by the HFM blog, a publicatio...

how does data analytics curb healthcare spending?

Despite the uncertainty surrounding what U.S. healthcare will look like five years from now—or maybe even five months fr...

watch: how big data and automation are disrupting healthcare

How is the shift to value-based care creating a “perfect storm” for payers and providers to leverage big data as technol...

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