#47 - Dan Michelson, CEO of Strata Decision Technology
Dan is the CEO of Strata Decision Technology where his focus is to ensure the company delivers on its mission to help heal healthcare. The company’s financial planning, analytics and performance platform is used by over 1,000 healthcare organizations, including many of the largest and most influential healthcare systems in the U.S. The company has been recognized multiple times as one of the fastest growing companies in the nation by Inc. Magazine, as one of the best places to work in healthcare by Becker’s Healthcare and has received the prestigious “Best in KLAS” recognition for the highest customer satisfaction by KLAS Enterprises for the last six years. Additionally, Dan is a two-time finalist for Illinois Technology CEO of the Year. With close to 30 years of healthcare experience, Dan has been one of the industry’s key thought leaders in developing the Decision Support, Financial Planning, Electronic Prescribing and Electronic Health Record markets, including serving on the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology and co-authoring the books Margin + Mission: A Prescription for Curing Healthcare’s Cost Crisis and The Electronic Physician. Prior to joining Strata, Dan spent 12 years as part of the leadership team that grew a healthcare software company from 100 to over 6,000 employees. He has provided strategy and process redesign consulting for many of the leading hospitals and health systems in the U.S. and served in leadership roles for Baxter Healthcare and AstraZeneca. Dan is the co-founder of projectMUSIC™, a benefit concert that sends underprivileged children to overnight camp and of HackHunger™, a collaborative of tech companies working to crack the code on hunger. Dan earned his BS in Finance from Indiana University and his MBA from DePaul University. He is an avid runner, having completed 17 marathons.