Rick Buchsbaum             President and Founder

 

 

Rick Buchsbaum has 24 years of experience in accounting, business, and finance.  Over the past twenty years, Rick has specialized in management of physician operations, acquisition transactions including due diligence work, conversion to hospital outpatient departments (HOPDs), along with revenue cycle financial review and redesign. He has a strong background in the operations of physician practices, redesign of business office operations, and the startup of office based procedure centers, physician practices, and ambulatory surgery centers. His services focus closely upon the management, development and implementation of business and strategic plans.

Rick has worked closely with physicians, hospitals and corporate executives to develop new ventures, facilitate acquisition and integration of existing practices, manage existing practice operations, develop compensation plans and perform detailed practice analysis. He also has strong knowledge of physician practice operations, joint venture/ambulatory surgery center development and startup, and pre- and post-merger integration and conversion.  His projects routinely involve complex financial and operational transactions and are critical to the success of the organization. He also has experience assisting clients with complex financial turnaround efforts – from initial assessment through successful execution.

Prior to forming Progressive Healthcare, Rick served as a Manager of Health Care and Life Sciences with KPMG.  At KPMG, he was responsible for the development, purchase, and management of physician practices and ambulatory surgery centers. He also worked with hospitals and physicians to ensure financial and practice compliance with federal and state laws.

Rick received his Master’s in Business Administration from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Florida Atlantic University.