Jason Patchen, a prominent healthcare entrepreneur and philanthropist, serves as president of HealthAxis Group, a $200M healthcare portfolio business. He was most recently a senior executive corporate officer, and group CEO, for Centene Corporation, a $60B healthcare company. Mr. Patchen was also the founder and former CEO of Visionary HealthWare, Inc., a division of CompuGroup USA.
With thirty years of experience in managed care and related healthcare technology and service, Mr. Patchen possesses a unique and extensive depth of knowledge of the managed care industry. Before creating Visionary HealthWare, he served as chief operating officer at Health Integrated, Inc. As one of the largest disease management companies in the United States, Health Integrated provides a variety of healthcare services for the chronically ill in the commercial, Medicare, and Medicaid markets serving approximately 4 million patients. Mr. Patchen was instrumental in growing that company from its early stage to a multimillion dollar enterprise.
In 2017, Mr. Patchen received the Minerva Award, the school’s highest award, for outstanding professional success from his Alma Mater. He was recognized as a finalist in both the 22nd and 24th annual Ernst & Young Florida Entrepreneur of the Year® (2008 and 2010) award program.
A winner of the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s “40 under 40” award for promise in business, Mr. Patchen also has been recognized as one of the most influential people in healthcare by the Florida Medical Business Journal. Experience includes co-founder and president of WebHealthy, Inc., an e-healthcare and provider management services company with revenues of $20M, and vice-president of Corporate Development at Heritage Southeast Medical Group, a startup company in the State of Florida, where he was instrumental in generating revenues of $70M. As executive director of Better Health Plan, Buffalo, New York, at the young age of 25, Mr. Patchen grew the organization from startup to $30M before transitioning via sale to a publicly traded company. He began his professional healthcare career as a managed care regulator for the State of New York. Previously he served as a Legislative Aid in the NYS Assembly.