Paul Alexander Clark
Founder & CEO
Inspired by his experience as a patient for 20 years recovering from a traumatic childhood accident, Paul Clark founded Curate.Health to apply mobile technology to improve patient experience and strengthen patient-provider relationships.
Prior to Curate.Health, Paul served as Vice President of Research & Education at The Health Management Academy leading a survey benchmarking research agenda and educational development for C-Suite executives of America’s leading health systems.
Previously, Paul originated the position and development of patient satisfaction improvement solutions as Director of Knowledge Management at Press Ganey Associates, where he led a team of researchers conducting quantitative and qualitative research to determine best practices for improving health care quality. He also managed the Internet presence for the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists and the launch of two leading peer-reviewed scientific journals.
Paul’s extensive patient experience research includes two books, two book chapters, over a dozen peer-reviewed original research articles and hundreds of conferences.
Paul serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Hospital Administration and the board of directors of the non-profit Bioethics International – the leading U.S. provider of disaster preparedness and person-centered bioethics programs for the healthcare, life science and biotechnology sectors.
Paul earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pittsburgh, a Master of Public Administration in Science and Technology Policy from George Mason University, a Master of Arts in Bioethics and Healthcare Policy from the Loyola University Chicago, and a Masters of Healthcare Administration from the University of North Carolina. He is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Co-Founder & Partner
Hal Andrews has a passion for innovation in healthcare. For more than two decades, Hal has been a leader in transforming, growing, and navigating healthcare businesses through change.
Hal is a successful entrepreneur and investor, having served in multiple leadership capacities throughout his career. He led the launch of Hospital Value Index™ – the first index to study the value of care delivered by U.S. hospitals to their patients – while CEO of healthcare IT company Data Advantage, now part of Press Ganey.
Hal is currently Vice President of Business Development for Availity, a SaaS-based provider of revenue cycle solutions at the point-of-service. Most recently, Hal co-founded Mainland Morgan & Co., a holding company with interests in healthcare, IT, and real estate. Before founding Mainland Morgan, Hal was managing director of The Martin Companies, where he led the firm’s healthcare investment activities, including creation of the Heritage Healthcare Innovation Fund.
Hal has also had leadership roles at Cogent Healthcare; Essent Healthcare; InPhact; and Arcon Healthcare. He began his career as an associate at the law firm of Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis.
He currently serves on the boards of Care Team Connect, Lincor Solutions, Shareable Ink, and Curate Health, as well as on the advisory board of the Nashville Capital Network. Hal previously served on the boards of Ascender Software (sold to Matrix Medical) and Medify (sold to Alliance Health Networks).
Hal earned bachelor degrees from Southern Methodist University in history and real estate and graduated magna cum laude from The University of Tennessee College of Law, where he was Order of the Coif.
David W. Johnson
Dave is the CEO and founder of 4Sight Health, a healthcare boutique specializing in thought capital, strategic advisory services and venture investing. 4Sight Health operates at the intersection of healthcare economics, strategy and capital formation. The company’s four-stage analytic (Assess. Align. Adapt. Advance.) reflects the bottom-up, evolutionary character of disruptive, market-driven reform. Mr. Johnson speaks frequently, authors a widely-read blog on market-driven healthcare reform and is currently writing Market versus Medicine: America’s Battle for Better Healthcare at Lower Prices that will publish in 2015.
During his 28-year investment-banking career, Mr. Johnson lead managed over $30 billion in healthcare revenue bonds, led significant strategic advisory engagements and advanced capital formation, asset-liability management, enterprise risk analytics and new business-model development for his large health system clients. Dave’s expertise encompasses health policy, academic medicine, economics, statistics, behavioral finance, disruptive innovation, organizational change and complexity theory.
Mr. Johnson holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in English Literature from Colgate University and a Master’s degree in Public Policy from Harvard University. Dave was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Liberia, West Africa and a United States Presidential Management Intern. His civic and professional affiliations have included Harvard Medical School (Visiting Committee); the Chicago Council on Global Affairs (Board, Executive and Finance Committees); the University of Chicago (Harris School of Public Policy’s Visiting Committee and Student Engagement Sub-Committee Chair); the Health Management Academy; Harvard School of Public Health (occasional lecturer); CHRISTUS Health (Audit Committee); the British-American Project (U.S. Chair); and Terence Cardinal Cooke Health Center (Finance Committee Chair).