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BLIS innovated to fill coverage gap in surgeon market for price-fixed, complications risk protection. Big win for surgeons & surgery payers.

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Business Products
  • Location Portland, OR, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2006
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

Blis, Inc. markets and sells its unique surgical complications protection exclusively to surgeons who are qualified based on performance-outcome. This model allows the surgeon to pay a never before offered fixed premium for complications protection per procedure. BLIS network of best-in-class risk protected, procedure price certain surgeons is in high demand from patients, self-insured employers and device providers who serve the surgeon market.


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    William Kelly

    Bill is a successful entrepreneur who has built two venture-backed businesses yielding significant return. CEO & CoFounder of Executive VP & CoFounder of Sapient Health acquired by WebMD. Graduate of Harvard Business School

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    Reginald Schindler
    President & CEO

    Regi is the co-founder, product visionary and industry expert for BLIS. Experienced executive in both healthcare and risk management. Former Director of Risk Management for Oregon Health Science University and the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.

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    Leslie Nielsen
    Acting CMO

    Leslie has extensive sales and marketing experience bringing new risk products to specialty and employer markets. Former President, CDO & Co-Founder of Xenium PEO Employer & Ins Benefit Services. Former Marketing Manager for AIG Self-Insured Employer Specialty Program Division.

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    Jane Conner

    Jane is a CPA who has provided accounting and financial management to a variety of companies including microHelix, SweetSpot, former Managing Director of Pinnacle Capital and CEO of iSense.

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    Billie Shellist
    Director of Client Services

    Billie first encountered BLIS as the Administrator for the Western Surgical Group. She is surplus-lines licensed agent and responsible for BLIS presence in Nevada Healthcare Coalition acquiring a significant number of surgeons.


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    Greg Aube, SPAN Legal