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David SchlaiferFounder, President & CEO
David Schlaifer is the founder, President & CEO of DAS Health (DAS), a healthcare technology and services firm that over the past decade has become a trusted advisor to over 1500 clinicians and health systems, providing care to over 7 ...
David Schlaifer is the founder, President & CEO of DAS Health (DAS), a healthcare technology and services firm that over the past decade has become a trusted advisor to over 1500 clinicians and health systems, providing care to over 7 million patients nationwide.
DAS is in the elite 10 percent of the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing privately held companies in the country, recognized for seven years in a row as one of the top Healthcare companies, is the only company to have been ranked among Tampa Bay Business Journal’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies for each of the last nine consecutive years, and was recognized as one of the “Florida Companies to Watch”. DAS was named a Top Technology Company in Tampa Bay in 2014 from the Tampa Bay Technology Forum, earned Florida’s Excellence in IT Leadership award, and was recognized twice as a Tampa Bay Best Places to Work among numerous other awards and recognition.
Mr. Schlaifer was previously named BizTech CEO of the Year, recognized as one of the 100 leading CEO’s in Tampa Bay, named to Tampa Bay's “Movers & Shakers” by Business Leader Magazine, and was a finalist for the Tampa Bay Technology Forum Outstanding Leadership Award.
David also serves as Cofounder, President & CEO of assessURhealth™, an international company focused on providing better identification and awareness of mental and behavioral health risk. He held previous positions as CEO of a national legal services company, Group Vice President of a privately held billion-dollar global conglomerate, and was COO of one of the largest insurance companies in South Africa in addition to other leadership positions. He is the founder of Dr-Connect, the Tampa Bay Health e-Connection, and was an early member of the Tampa Bay Regional Health Information Organization steering committee.
David has two grown daughters. He served on the board of Eckerd Youth Alternatives and the Founding Board of Education Africa USA alongside such notables as former UN Ambassador Andrew Young, has participated on a White House Advisory Board, and currently serves on several other Boards of Directors. David is an inactive member of the Illinois and Florida State Bars and received his Juris Doctor from IIT Chicago-Kent Law School and Bachelor of Science from The Ohio State University.
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Kyle MynattVice President of Technology Solutions
As Vice President of Technology Solutions for DAS Health, Kyle Mynatt directs DAS' efforts surrounding client support and satisfaction in the technology realm. His efforts include the implementation of key support metrics that far ...
As Vice President of Technology Solutions for DAS Health, Kyle Mynatt directs DAS' efforts surrounding client support and satisfaction in the technology realm. His efforts include the implementation of key support metrics that far surpass any in the industry, including over 80% same-day call resolution, the design and management of custom database reporting solutions from SQL, and the installation of a near real-time Disaster Recovery (DR) system, all to the clients’ benefit. Kyle leads the support, cloud hosting, managed IT services and integrations teams through real time host environment and error log monitoring, which translates to maximum server uptime and performance for DAS clients. Kyle has overseen hundreds of full PM and EHR conversions, as well as the implementation of virtual training environments.
Kyle brought to DAS over 10 years of technical experience, including active duty in the Marines where he worked with the National Security Agency in counter intelligence. He was trained in multidiscipline intelligence collection and operations, and became skilled in troubleshooting computer hardware and network issues. Kyle received top security clearance with the military as a result of his job function and skill, and once visited 4 continents in 36 hours on his way to serve in Iraq.
Kyle earned his B.A. in Psychology from the University of South Florida. Kyle, his wife and their son live just outside of Bradenton, Florida, and can be found most weekends enjoying time on the water in their fishing boat.
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Julianne PorterVice President of Client Success
As Vice President of Client Success, Julianne Porter guides the DAS Health account management and product management teams in delivering exceptional customer care. In addition, Julianne oversees growth of sales initiatives while driving ...
As Vice President of Client Success, Julianne Porter guides the DAS Health account management and product management teams in delivering exceptional customer care. In addition, Julianne oversees growth of sales initiatives while driving new client development. Most recently serving as Director of Client Success, Julianne's years of experience in client services lend themselves to her unique operational expertise and client knowledge - helping her team to fully assess and support each individual client with DAS' expert level of care. Under her guidance, the client services and product management teams provide immediate support and guidance to our customers for the best possible client experience.
Before overseeing the client services and product management teams, Julianne also served as Director of Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) with DAS Health. In her role she supervised all members of the RCM department and optimizing revenue cycle design while identifying new improvements. She was responsible for doubling department revenue and maintaining an expense ratio far exceeding industry standards, all while decreasing average days in AR and improving the actual dollars collected for DAS clients. Additional roles include serving as a Region Account Manager, Account Manager and Billing Support with DAS Health where she supported team members while managing client relationships for business success.
Julianne received her Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of Tampa and her graduate certificate in health management and leadership from the University of South Florida. She is a Certified Professional Coder and is an active member of the Junior League of Tampa where she has held numerous leadership positions and launched new events for the organization over the last five years.
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Eric FudgeVice President of Finance & Administration
The primary manager of DAS Health's financial, administrative and human resources activities, Eric works across multiple departments to develop and enhance DAS' operations. His oversight includes financial reporting and analysis, ...
The primary manager of DAS Health's financial, administrative and human resources activities, Eric works across multiple departments to develop and enhance DAS' operations. His oversight includes financial reporting and analysis, employee benefits and human resources, and internal policies & procedures. Eric works closely with DAS' accounting, HR and administrative team members to enhance productivity and efficiency to better serve our clients.
Eric previously served as Director of Finance and as DAS Health’s Revenue Cycle Management Division Manager where he developed DAS’ RCM processes and team members for improved business operations. Prior to joining DAS Eric worked with a healthcare management service organization (MSO) as the Director of Provider Relations & Service Fund, supervising provider relations while analyzing revenues to maximize profits. Eric’s focus on effective and efficient operational processes coupled with over five years of experience in the healthcare industry helps DAS maintain its profitability while attracting and keeping great employees.
A graduate of the University of South Florida, Eric earned his master’s in business administration with a concentration in finance. He attended Bryant University for his bachelors of science degree in business administration and accounting.
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Michael PlantzRCM Director
As RCM Director, Michael Plantz oversees the Revenue Cycle Management division. A team of expert billers and coders, DAS' RCM division helps to decrease errors, get our doctors paid more, faster with a 97%+ first-pass clean claims rate. ...
As RCM Director, Michael Plantz oversees the Revenue Cycle Management division. A team of expert billers and coders, DAS' RCM division helps to decrease errors, get our doctors paid more, faster with a 97%+ first-pass clean claims rate. Michael works to develop and manage RCM processes and teams for optimal operations and maximum client success.
EXTERNAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Glenn C. Taylor
Board of Directors
Glenn C. Taylor is a retired healthcare executive who serves on a number of healthcare and other Boards. Before Retirement, he was most recently Group President, Key Accounts, for Medco Health Systems, where he was responsible for over half of the Fortune 50 company's $50 billion in annual revenue.
Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President, Account Management, and President of the Company's UnitedHealth Group Division, among other positions. Mr. Taylor held previous positions as Executive Vice President for Rush Presbyterian St. Lukes Hospital in Chicago, and Group Vice President for Baxter Healthcare / American Hospital Supply.
He has a BA in Economics and Mathematics from St. Olaf College and an MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School.
Board of Directors
Marc Blumenthal, Interim CEO of Florida Funders & Director of Business Development for Tribridge Human Capital Management, is the former CEO of Intelladon and is a serial entrepreneur & visionary leader in the tech industry.
He has worked in the technology industry his entire career, spending the past decade in the online learning and talent management sectors. Marc’s career includes serving as founder and CEO of Progressive Business Solutions, acquiring and building Intelladon into a leading provider of online learning and talent management services, and working in IBM’s National Accounts Division.
A University of South Florida graduate, Marc holds his bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems. He is an active Board Member and Shareholder in Florida Funders and serves on the USF Muma College of Business Executive Advisory Council.