Rick Jung -
Speaking Topic: DOHCS: Medsphere, Longterm Strategies

Richard G. (Rick) Jung has two decades of experience in healthcare and information technology (IT), including sales and executive management positions in traditional healthcare corporations and leadership positions with healthcare IT startups. From 2006 to the present Rick operated an independent consultancy advising private equity firms, hedge funds, and their prospective healthcare IT investment partners on strategy, operations, and business development for the Web 2.0 market. From 2003 to 2006, he served as senior vice president for sales and marketing at MDeverywhere, Inc., a startup providing web-based, automated reimbursement services for physician offices. From 1999 to 2002 Rick was a member of the strategic leadership team and worked as the chief revenue officer for Athenahealth, a provider of automated, web-based healthcare revenue cycle management solutions. Prior to that, he served as interim president and CEO of The Care Group, where he directed turnaround activities for the troubled company. Rick’s early years in healthcare were spent learning the business on the payer side from a sales and marketing perspective and as vice president and general manager for U.S. Healthcare, since acquired by Aetna. He is a graduate of the State College of New York, Cortland, where he earned a degree in mathematics and education.


Purpose: Power the transformation of healthcare through Open Source; eliminate vendor lock and paper records

Vision: Cultivate the largest collaborative ecosystem in healthcare

Value Proposition: Medsphere provides the fastest way to deliver affordable healthcare solutions

Core Values: Freedom, Collaboration, Openness, Improving Healthcare, Providing Visionary Leadership, Disruptive

Strategic Anchors: Community Collaboration, Positive Performance, Rapid Results