Dr. Conard offers a unique perspective as a physician, entrepreneur and corporate executive. He is passionate about transforming healthcare to provide more convenience, significantly improve quality, and lower cost. He believes that challenges can best be met with innovation, technology and accountability, and that “greater convenience, higher quality and lower costs” are not mutually exclusive. In fact, the surest path to reduced costs lies in a better model of care that embraces preventive care, early detection, excellence in management of known conditions and improved behaviors.
He is a seasoned professional with clinical expertise and a history of getting things done. His experience includes:
After completing his residency as Chief Resident, taught at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School for over 20 years as he built a proactive, integrative medical clinic – TienaHealth – serving 50,000 residents of north Texas
His experience in medicine, corporate leadership, and healthcare allows him to create the strategic plan and serve as the accountability "agent", leveraging this deep understanding as an integrator of effective interventions. His work in patient engagement has led to the development of a new model for chronic care management, building knowledge and skills, resulting in better health outcomes.