Ryan Thousand

Chief Innovation Officer

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Ryan has focused his career on leading the transformation of healthcare via people, operational processes and technology optimization for more than 20 years. His work has established him as an innovator and leader in the HIT industry. Ryan’s lifelong devotion to healthcare was inspired by working with his dentist father growing up. This combination of provider experience and passion for IT led to HIT leadership roles in multiple health systems. Ryan’s extensive knowledge regarding the ever-changing healthcare environment and his ability to apply that knowledge to healthcare operations sets him apart in the field. As Chief Innovation Officer at Mediant Ryan stays on the edge of healthcare technology, innovation and digital health tools by developing strong, long-term relationships with strategic business partners, vendors and healthcare innovators. This cutting-edge perspective allows Ryan a unique view of the bigger picture and potential solutions to the problems faced by our healthcare clients.