Rick has always had a passion for healthcare and for finding ways to make the whole practice of medicine better. His earlier careers in medical device sales and hospital administration have  been opportunities to study and learn how to make improvements via process and technology application. As an entrepreneur, Rick has been able to make the largest impact by utilizing technology to help teams excel and deliver outcomes with the highest quality. Rick has over 20 years of experience in healthcare. For the last 10 of those years he has been focused on utilizing change to get breakthrough results. Rick has a BS degree from Oregon State University, an MHA degree from University of Southern California, and is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. He is Co-Founder and CEO of VIZR Tech, a healthcare technology company based in Chicago, IL.