Kayur V. Patel, MD, MRO, FACP, FACPE, FACHE, FACEP
Chief Executive Officer
A national speaker on the subject of quality in healthcare Dr. Patel is a nationally-renowned thought leader who has dedicated his work to improving Health Outcomes through innovation in Patient Engagement, Access to Care, and Community Leadership. Dr. Patel is an experienced physician with more than 20 years of practice and leadership roles in Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine and Occupational Health. His forte lies in aligning physicians and hospital leaderships for successfully converting the challenges of healthcare reforms into opportunities for the community, physicians and hospitals.
A result-oriented Business & Healthcare Leader, Dr. Patel is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, American College of Physician Executives, American College of Healthcare Executive and American College of Emergency Physicians.
Tony Brown, MD, PhD.
Chief Operating Officer
A Harvard graduate, Tony Brown, M.D., PhD is a Clinical Neuroscientist specializing in cognitive brain science, and laboratory medicine. He is a fellow of the Academy of Physicians in Clinical Research and has authored or co-authored dozens of manuscripts, articles, posters, whitepapers and book chapters. Tony served as co-founder and managing editor of the Brain Blogger at the Global Neuroscience Initiative Foundation, which was honored with the Harvard Medical School Dean’s Community Service Award. Tony has served as a researcher at the National Institutes of Health, the New York State Psychiatric Institute, and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. His honors include a volunteer service award from President Barack Obama, and after completing his service as a United States Marine, Tony was selected Honor Graduate of his class at the United States Army Noncommissioned Officer Academy, then later commissioned as a Medical Service Corps officer. He recently matriculated into the CORE program at Harvard Business School to nurture his interest in raising private equity to support his research into maximizing healthcare access in underserved populations.
Advisory Board Chair
A respected international healthcare and marketing executive who is credited with having built a bridge linking Asia to the US starting with the War on Hunger and Earth Day and providing over 5,000 Asian and other minority physicians and over 1200 Dentists with the capital necessary to establish their medical practices and purchase hospitals, including a very successful IPA and HMO in the USA. He has served as Board Member for numerous other companies, such as, “Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies” – the forerunner of the Healthy Families Program – working alongside the US Surgeon General. Woody’s team established NATIONAL ACO in 2012, which has grown from 5000 patients to over 40,000 in 4 states. For $1.6B, BlueShield of California recently purchased CareFirst, a California HMO for which Woody provided the initial funding in 1994.
Executive Vice President
Career history of driving multi-million dollar revenue growth by accurately forecasting market trends and capitalizing on unique opportunities. Advanced expertise in developing, marketing, and selling entertainment content. Dynamic and personable collaborator with a passion for storytelling and a proven eye for talent. With Catholic Health, Ben has established two healthcare companies in the last 6 years: one has grown from zero to a $20m valuation and the other from zero to a value of over $200m. Prior to that, he was part of the team that produced and distributed iconic television series The Carol Burnett Show, Solid Gold, and Candid Camera, among many others.