Speaker's Biography:

Richard Merkin
CEO and Founder, Heritage Provider Network; FasterCures Board Member

Richard Merkin is CEO and Founder of the Heritage Provider Network, with decades of experience in managing clinically focused, administrative services organizations in health-care delivery and physician network development. Merkin pioneered the development of medical networks, many of which have been recognized for their performance and service to the community. He received the Marquis Award for health care from the Southern California Foundation for Health, Education, and Research, and he is active on the advisory board for the chairman of the Assembly Subcommittee on Health, the Healthcare Delivery Council, the Society for Physicians in Administration, and the American College of Physician Executives. Merkin earned his M.D. at the University of Miami School of Medicine.