sherwin gaddis

Chesapeake, Virginia, US

sherwin's Skills
Programming
Technical
Sales
Product Management
Marketing
Management
Finance
Background

Startup Experience

Founded 2+ startups

About sherwin

I have been working around the medical industry as a software architect for a opensource project called OpenEMR. I have been a freelance developer for two years. In those two years of trying to sale the product to the medical community. I have come to realize a reoccurring problem. That is the lack of capital / cash flow in medical practice today.

I set out on a journey to save the doctors basically from themselves. But how? I was doing research on what could make the Primary Care Physician more profitable and I found that the answer is in the Affordable Healthcare Act that was passed. It has a prevision in it for consumers of medical services to pay primary care physicians directly. This was a major find. I have done much reading and research about how to make this work. Doctors around the nation have been using this model since 2005. It is now time to setup a consulting firm to help doctors convert or hybrid their practice to this business model.
Example:
"The entrance of the highly successful dialysis company, DaVita, is one of the biggest recent developments in DPC. They bought a DPC/onsite clinic company ModernMed, a healthcare service firm providing direct primary care in 12 states through employer-based, on-site clinics and private physician practices. Later, they bought Healthcare Partners, the country’s largest operator of medical groups and physician networks, for over $4B. The DPC/onsite company is the foundation of DaVita’s new division, Paladina Health. Some of the Healthcare Partners practices could transition to a DPC model. DaVita has jumpstarted Paladina by enrolling DaVita’s largest concentration of employees in Tacoma, Washington with over 1,000 employees and their dependents. "

http://www.forbes.com/sites/davechase/2013/07/06/health-plan-rorschach-test-direct-primary-care/

Education

MVSU

BS Electronics

1993 - 1993

Certification

A+ PC Hardware & Maintenance

MCP: Windows Server 2003