CEO, Health Systems Group
Chapter Board - Tampa Bay
Jason Patchen is the founder and former CEO of Visionary HealthWare, Inc., a division of CompuGroup USA. With more than twenty years of experience in managed care and related healthcare technology service, Jason possesses a unique and extensive depth of knowledge and experience with the HIT industry. Before creating Visionary HealthWare and the American Healthcare Holdings family, he served as Chief Operating Officer at Health Integrated, Inc. As one of the largest disease management companies in the United States, Health Integrated provides a variety of healthcare services for the chronically ill in the commercial, Medicare, and Medicaid markets. Jason was instrumental in growing that company from its early stage to a multimillion dollar enterprise.
Jason was recognized as a finalist in both the 22nd and 24th annual Ernst & Young Florida Entrepreneur of the Year® (2008 and 2010) award program. Considered one of the most prestigious business awards for entrepreneurs, Ernst & Young recognizes extraordinary success in the areas of innovation, financial performance, as well as his personal commitment to businesses and communities.
A winner of the Tampa Bay Business Journal's "40 under 40" award for promise in business, Jason also has been recognized as one of the most influential people in healthcare by the Florida Medical Business Journal. Past experience includes co-founder and President of WebHealthy, Inc., an e-healthcare and provider management services company with revenues of $20,000,000, and Vice-President of Corporate Development at Heritage Southeast Medical Group, a startup company in the State of Florida, where he was instrumental in generating revenues of $70,000,000. As Executive Director of Better Health Plan, Buffalo, New York, at the young age of 25, Jason grew the organization from startup to $30,000,000, before transitioning via sale to a publicly traded company. Jason began his healthcare career as a Department of Health regulator for the State of New York.
Jason is a graduate of Potsdam University with a degree in Economics. He holds an MBA in Finance as well as an MBA in Human Resources from the Sage Graduate School of Russell Sage College in Troy, New York and is an affiliate of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). Jason is married and lives in Crystal Beach,
Florida with his wife Bonnie and their three children.