Ryan is the founder, chairman and CEO of Practice Fusion. He founded the company in 2005 and has grown it into the largest physician-patient community in the US. Serving over 80 million patients, the platform connects doctors, pharmacies, labs, and imaging centers to solve healthcare’s biggest challenges. Under Ryan’s leadership, the company has raised $150 million in capital from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Orbimed Advisors, Deerfield Management Company, Artis Ventures, Founders Fund, Felicis Ventures and Band of Angels to fuel its rapid growth.
Ryan has spoken on health technology and innovation at Microsoft, Stanford, UC Berkeley, HIMSS, SDForum and Commonwealth Club events and has been quoted by the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and Wired as an innovative leader in the sector. He has been recognized as one of the Top 40 under 40 by the San Francisco Business Times, Silicon Valley 100 by Business Insider and was named a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum.
Board & Advisor Roles (2)Update
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|May 24, 2016||Venture Beat - Founder and Former Practice Fusion CEO Unveils New Company – iBeat|
|May 24, 2016||PE HUB - Practice Fusion founder Howard launches wearable tech company iBeat|
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|Feb 16, 2016||Vator.tv - NEA, Khosla leading VCs in healthcare investments|
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|Feb 11, 2016||Vator.tv - First Stop Health raises $2.1 million for telemedicine|