L. Keith Rye

Chief Operating Officer

Keith Rye currently serves as Chief Operating Officer of Vigilant Health a technology enable service company focused on transforming current provider clinic models to patient focused valued based operating models.

He is an experienced advisor focused on strategic direction, business development, and M&A opportunities in population health/patient engagement sector. Prior to joining Vigilant Health, he served as advisor for TWN and Granite Bridge Partners. He is a seasoned healthcare executive, thought leader and strategist with more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry. He is a visionary in developing industry-leading models for population health and execution on early stage start-up ventures. He has in-depth knowledge and understanding of how healthcare provider organizations, community health and information technology intersect to improve individual and population health. He led highly successful business development strategies for a number of start-up and merger/acquisition ventures in the healthcare services sector, including CivicHealth, and Strategic Health Services.

His experience includes leadership positions in some of the nation’s largest healthcare provider systems, including Columbia/HCA and HealthTrust Inc. His first start up venture was serving as a co-founder, director and investor of Gordian Health Solutions Inc.

He holds a dual degree in mathematics and business administration from The Citadel, as well as an MBA degree from Belmont University.

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