Rich leads CommonSpirit Health’s innovation efforts, which seek to create and test novel services, programs, partnerships, and/or technologies – from within and outside of healthcare that challenge the status quo and have the potential to reduce the cost of care, improve quality, and/or increase access to services.
Working in concert with CommonSpirit Health employees and physicians, Rich works to anticipate emerging trends and technologies with the goal of incubating, studying, and scaling efforts to improve care.
Rich holds a Masters degree in Healthcare Administration from the University of Minnesota and a Bachelors degree in Public Health from West Chester University. Rich regularly advises venture capital organizations and co-manages CommonSpirit Health’s Strategic Investment Fund. In 2020, he was named one of the 25 Most Innovative Individuals in the health industry by Modern Healthcare.