Ventra Health Appoints President of Emergency and Hospital Medicine » Dallas Innovates

Ventra Health CEO Stephen Huddleston, who has been in office less than two weeks, has announced the appointment of Darshan Patil as Chief Emergency Medicine & Hospitals.

Patel was previously Senior Vice President of Emergency Medicine and Hospitals and was responsible for the integration and operations of Dallas-based Ventra Health’s legacy organizations Gottlieb, Abeo and DuvaSawko, which merged in 2021 to create Ventra.

“Darshan is the right person at the right time to lead the emergency and hospital medical business at Ventra Health. His consulting background and subject matter expertise in the revenue cycle align with our organizational goals on integration and delivering exceptional customer outcomes,” Huddleston said in a statement.

We move on to the next chapter

Darshan Patel of Ventra Health [Photo: Ventra Health]

Prior to Ventra Health, Patel worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers, supporting hospitals, health systems and physician groups on strategy, integration and revenue cycle improvement initiatives.

“I have been closely involved in integrating legacy organizations and look forward to leading the Ventra Health Emergency and Hospitals work into the next chapter,” Patel said in a statement.

Ventra Health is focused on technology-based revenue cycle management, practice management and consulting solutions for clinicians working in hospitals. It partners with private practices, hospitals, health systems, and physician management organizations to deliver market-leading solutions that solve healthcare providers’ most complex revenue and payment issues.

Backed by Varsity Healthcare Partners, Ventra Health represents the acquisitions of DuvaSawko, Gottlieb and Abeo, which collectively served the emergency medicine, hospital medicine and anesthesia markets, Ventra said.

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