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Dennis Patterson 

Verras  Chairman
Palo Alto, CA
(888) 791-5556

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Palo Alto, CA
(888) 791-5556
855 El Camino Real Suite 13A-365
Palo Alto, CA 94301

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Dennis J. Patterson, B.A., M.H.A., Founder and Chairman, Verras Ltd,and Co-Founder, MedVector. Dennis J. Patterson, Ed.D., is the Founder and Chairman of Verras LTD, a 35-year-old healthcare informatics firm that creates high-performing hospitals, through a transformational process leveraging physician practices, clinical documentation, productivity, and organizational change management. It had been recognized and endorsed by the American Hospital Association.

He more recently Co-Founded MedVector (his seventh start up) a company that will transform Clinical Trials in the pharmaceutical industry by finding subjects in a network of hospitals and delivering the clinical protocols through telemedicine. This will eliminate years from completion of a clinical trial by finding subjects in weeks verses the current model which takes years.

He has five decades of executive hospital and turnaround management experience in the United States, Canada,and Europe. He has been instrumental in devising and implementing transformational programs that dramatically improved performance in some of the nation’s top hospitals and health systems. He also serves as a trusted advisor to senior executives, trustees, and government officials in healthcare worldwide.

Dr. Patterson has held pivotal roles in senior management at Cook County Hospital, Shaughnessy Hospital,
Vancouver General Hospital, Misercordia. He later created or joined HealthcareNet, FHP Consulting, Ernst &Young (Partner), Wellspring Partners Ltd (Co-Founder, and Partner) serving as CEO or Chief Transformation
Officer at:
• Mercy Hospital, Chicago,IL,
• GreaterHazleton HealthAlliance, Hazleton, PA,
• WeissMemorial Hospital, Chicago, IL,
• Capital Health, Trenton,NJ.

He has served as an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of British Columbia and as a Fellow of the Manchester University Health Unit in England. He lectures internationally on health care issues and is the author of numerous books and publications including Indexing Managed Care (McGraw-Hill). Dr. Patterson is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He is a past Trustee for Elmhurst College, Alliant International University and The George Washington University and Medical Center. He recently received admission into the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award.

Dr. Patterson earned a B.A. in Political Science at Elmhurst College, an MBA in Hospital Administration at The George Washington University, and a Doctorate from the School of Education and Psychology with a major in Organizational Leadership from Pepperdine University.

Verras, Ltd.
855 El Camino Real, Suite 13A-365, Palo Alto, CA 94301 (888) 791-5556