Tom Dent has spent his career in health care delivery innovation, developing better value and pathways for people to access care when and where they need it. He has been involved in a variety of healthcare sectors including managing hospitals, outpatient services and leading national and international companies.
As a healthcare leader, he has earned an industry reputation for building quality teams and companies with a focus on outcomes and service value and understanding the needs of patients in a complex and changing medical environment. He has developed and managed numerous health system partnerships and ventures to improve the integration of the healthcare service continuum.
In addition to his Urgent Team leadership, Tom is the lead Director of Healthstream, a provider of online training, education and research to healthcare organizations; and is the Chairman and Co-Founder of London based Re:Cognition Health, Ltd., a global leader in clinical drug trials for Alzheimer’s Disease and a leading global provider for patients with cognitive disorders. Dent was awarded the Lang Buisson 2013 UK Healthcare Entrepreneur Achievement Award.
Previously, Dent was CEO of an international 诊断 imaging and outpatient surgery company, and prior to this, was a co-founder and 15 year leader of PhyCor, Inc., the recognized pioneer in the physician practice and physician network management sector. Over his career he has developed occupational health clinics, mobile imaging services and managed hospitals and skilled nursing facilities. Earlier in his career he worked in mergers/acquisitions at Hospital Corporation of America and was a founding board member of the healthcare REIT, Healthcare Realty Trust.
Dent graduated with a bachelor’s business degree from Mississippi State University and holds a master’s degree from The George Washington University.