Rick is an award-winning digital health CEO and successful inventor with proven expertise in start-up development and growth in the healthcare and clinical research sectors. Currently Rick is serving as the CEO of Rx.Health, a company defining the delivery of digital medicine by bringing the first enterprise-wide curation, prescription, and engagement platform to hospitals, pharma, and payers in an affordable and scalable way. Rx.Health partners with life sciences, national societies, health systems, and payers.
Rick is a successful entrepreneur and the founder or co-founder of seven companies and one non-profit. He invented the first wireless blood glucose meter, diabetes mobile app and cloud-based patient management platform and took it from product concept to engineering and software development to production and regulatory approvals in 50 countries.
Rick managed the acquisition of Fortune 500 customers including Lilly, Sanofi, Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, Verizon, Telstra, UCSD Health, Kaiser Permanente, Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Merck, ERT, Covance, IQVIA and others.
Rick's awards include the New Product Innovation Award 2x, Best Practices Award, High Tech America Award, Nokia Innovation & Excellence Award, eHealthcare Leadership Award, and Digital Health Global 100 Award.