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Strategic Health Services

Strategic Health Services specializes in population health innovations. We enable lifestyle behavior changes on behalf of hospitals and employers who desire ...

  • Stage $3M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Healthcare Services
  • Location Franklin, TN, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2008
  • Employees 20
  • Website

Company Summary

SHS specializes in population health management solutions. Our integrated, interactive approach, combined with our SaaS technology, help hospitals enable healthy behavior change to better manage the overall health of their employees and communities. Our comprehensive solution also allows hospitals and health systems to generate incremental revenue while providing a comprehensive population health program to local self-insured employer groups.


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    Jeff Surges

    Jeff serves as Chairman of SHS. A 25-year healthcare industry veteran, he also serves as President of Healthgrades, the leading online resource about physicians and hospitals. Prior to joining SHS, from 2010-2013 Jeff was CEO of Merge Healthcare, a publicly traded imaging solutions provider serving the healthcare industry. He also has served as President of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions and was Co-Founder of Extended Care Information Network.

  • Chris is CEO of SHS and has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry. He has served in leading sales, marketing and operational roles with leading healthcare companies. He was appointed to SHS’s Board in 2011 and served as Assistant Chairman. Chris previously was Senior VP for Marketing and Strategy for SCI; Senior VP for New Business for Allscripts; and VP/General Manager for the Managed Services Organization at McKesson.

  • Nancy is SVP of Operations at SHS and has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry, including 17 years with McKesson. A proven executive in all aspects of operations, she has over 10 years of experience in bringing commercial software to the market. Nancy previously was VP/Operations of McKesson’s Managed Services division and held senior product management and product development positions at the company.

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    Chief Technology Officer

    David serves as SHS CTO and has over 20 years of experience in healthcare IT and health information exchange. A McKesson veteran, David has directed R&D, product management, operations, contracting and service delivery. Prior to joining SHS, Funk served as VP of Medicity’s iNexx Ambulatory Integrations, which provides EMR solutions to hospitals, healthcare systems and physicians groups. Before that, he was VP of Operations/CTO for Clearwave.

  • Steve serves as SHS’s CFO and has over 25 years of experience working for economic development, financial services and B2B publishing companies in the U.S. and Europe. Prior to joining SHS, he served as Director of Finance for Launch Tennessee, a state-funded small business incubator where he oversaw a $30MM venture capital fund. He also was Co-Founder of American Hometown Publishing, a community newspaper publisher.

Previous Investors

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    Advanced Stage Capital
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    Tasso Coin
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    Various Angel Investors