Rod brings over 20 years of healthcare industry experience in operations, business development, clinical optimization, and IT design. He has expertise in labor productivity, surgical services, continuous quality improvement, and health information exchanges (HIEs). He is published on the topics of healthcare information technology and physician-directed care. He has worked with the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization (JCAHO) to improve their on-site survey process. Rod holds an MBA, a MHSA (Masters of Health Services Administration), and a BS in economics.