Podcast: Dr. Emad Rizk on leadership and innovation

What qualities do today's healthcare leaders need to succeed in driving innovation and solving the challenges of value-based reimbursement? Cotiviti chairman, president, and CEO Dr. Emad Rizk joined Scott Becker, founder and publisher of Becker's Healthcare, to discuss that topic and more on the Becker's Healthcare Podcast. Listen right here.

During the interview, they discuss:

  • The steps to enabling data sharing between payers and providers
  • The qualities of successful healthcare leaders
  • The areas where Cotiviti is investing in innovation

For more insights from Dr. Rizk, read his recent article in hfma on how health plans can establish processes for appropriately managing genetic testing.

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Dr_Emad_Rizk_Headshot-2-1About Dr. Emad Rizk

Emad Rizk, M.D., joined Cotiviti (formerly Verscend Technologies) in August 2016 and serves as chairman, president, and CEO. He brings a 30-year, well-documented track record of delivering improved quality and financial performance to healthcare organizations through forward-thinking leadership, business acumen, and clinical expertise. Notably, under Dr. Rizk’s leadership, Verscend Technologies completed a $4.9 billion acquisition of Cotiviti Holdings, the largest payer analytics acquisition of 2018. Dr. Rizk has been named by Modern Healthcare numerous times as one of the “50 Most Influential Physician Executives in the United States” as well as the “Top 100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare.” He is author of The New Era of Healthcare: Practical Strategies for Payers and Providers.



Jeff Robinson
As senior manager of content marketing, Jeff supports Cotiviti's customers by developing a wide range of healthcare communications including blog posts, white papers, case studies, podcasts, and videos. Before joining the organization in 2016, he worked in journalism as the morning host and news director for KCPW, a public radio station in Salt Lake City. Jeff holds a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Southern California and an MBA from the University of Utah.

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