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Mark Dente, MD
Chief Growth Officer

Dr Dente is a physician executive, data / digital health, and organizational strategist with twenty-five years of global success specializing in healthcare & life science markets; create new solutions & businesses that solve client’s patient care challenges, supported by an ROI that translates into organizational and revenue growth.  National recognition in life science and provider sectors in driving organizational leadership, innovation consulting, merger, acquisitions & strategic partnerships as well as digital health, patient quality / safety, value-based care / population health, and personalized / precision medicine SME. Highly honed presentation skills, differentiating the values and strengths of the organization to clients, investors, clinical staff, and the C-Suite / Board of Directors.

In his current role as Managing Partner at MBS Service he provides executive, IT & management advisory services, specializing in business development and private equity placement services.  Key areas include product and solution development in patent safety & quality, medical informatics, data analytics and services development. Partial client list includes: PwC, Zanec, ABRY Partners, Itochu/CTC Corporation as well as start-ups including Mobius Imaging & Cognoptix.

Board Activity: U of Massachusetts Memorial HealthCare – IT Board, Advisory Council HL7 to Board of Directors, AMIA –Industry Advisory Council & Financial Board, Alzheimer’s Association’s Medical & Scientific Advisory Committee, and early stage Start Ups

Dr Dente service our nation’s veterans as Chief Medical Officer and Senior Executive Advisor for Booz Allen Hamilton. He was the senior most physician executive on BAH’s PMO contract in support of the $16 B VA implementation of Cerner’s EHR. His risk mitigation responsibilities include operational, informatics and business transformation throughout the life cycle of the largest EHR implementation and clinical standardization effort in our nation’s history. His staff include 250+ BAH clinicians, EHR experts, clinical & functional operational change management experts, on site deployment

At PwC Dr. Dente was Senior Managing Director where he co -founded PwC’s Clinical Risk Assurance practice. Leveraging LEAN process for clinical risk identification and applying remediation controls within design, build, testing, go live and optimization life cycle of clinical IT systems. He created new processes to direct clinicians, risk management professionals, and medical informaticists to normalize and analyse of EHR, patient safety and malpractice data for system and financial driving both patient safety and ROI. Examples of his clients include Kaiser, Advent Health, MD Anderson, BJC.

Prior to PwC, Dr. Dente served as Global Chief Medical Informatics Officer for GE Healthcare IT in the life science and provider /academic health centre (AMC) markets.  Highlights include; growth across the 30+ product portfolio ($1.3B annually), EHR safety design, translational medicine, adaptive clinical trials, precision medicine and EHR data mining & analytics business including EHR use in trial optimization and patient recruitment. Built partnership with Quintiles.

Dr. Dente also served as Deputy Chief Medical Informatics Officer – US Department of Veterans Affairs.  He added strategic and technical vision for the modernization of the VistA (EHR) architecture and governance processes for VistA Evolution.  He Developed technical, business and research as an integral part of product development and business collaborations to enhance patient care, research and safety.