Speaker Biography
Emad Rizk, MD
President, McKesson Health Solutions
Author of The New Era of Healthcare: Practical Strategies for Providers and Payers;
2011’s 50 Most Influential Physician Executives (Modern Physician)
 
Dr. Rizk is president of McKesson Health Solutions, a division of McKesson Corporation that delivers intelligent healthcare solutions that enable payers, providers, and patients to come together to transform the business and process of healthcare.

A world-renowned healthcare industry expert, Dr. Rizk brings over 25 years of experience working with payers, physicians, hospital systems and pharmaceutical organizations. He provides the healthcare industry, both the commercial and government sectors, with transformational strategies and operational execution expertise through healthcare information technology.

In his previous position as the global director of Deloitte, Dr. Rizk led medical cost and quality management practice across all industries. He also spearheaded the largest redesign of care management and delivery models among health plans and providers nationwide.

Dr. Rizk is sought after for his knowledge of the healthcare industry. He has served on many healthcare boards, including the National Clinical Advisory Board and National Quality Review, and currently serves on the boards of DMAA: Care Continuum Alliance, National Association for Hispanic Health, University of Miami, University of North Texas, and Managed Care Magazine.

Dr. Rizk is a senior scholar professor at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia and has an extensive portfolio of published journal articles and books, including his contribution to The Wisdom of Top Health Care CEOs, a collection of interviews published in 2003. His book The New Era of Healthcare: Practical Strategies for Providers and Payers centers on methods to forge a partnership between providers and payers focused on clinical, administrative, and economic alignment to bring about more efficient, cost effective care.

In 2011, for the fourth year in a row, Dr. Rizk was named one of the 50 Most Influential Physician Executives in the United States by Modern Physician. He has also been counted among the Top 100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare; and named one of the nation’s Top 25 Leaders in Disease Management by Managed Healthcare Executive.