About the Author – Richard L. Nicholas
A seasoned industry veteran having four decades of C-suite experience in the self-funded, managed care and outsourcing sectors, Richard Nicholas has owned and held executive positions with national TPAs, BPOs and MCOs; represented more than 200 TPAs before the U.S. Congress and been trusted (with his long-time partner, Nick Cole) to facilitate more TPA mergers and acquisitions than anyone.
He recently founded the TPA NETWORK Research Consortium, a new industrywide research initiative aimed at helping healthplan sponsors evaluate new medical technologies and health innovations by conducting payor-focused translational research and facilitating more, smarter and less costly clinical studies.
Richard holds a BA with distinction from Boston College and an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua Graduate School of Business. To learn more see www.ResearchConsortium.org