Accretive Health, a troubled national revenue-cycle company based in Chicago, has named veteran healthcare consultant Dr. Emad Rizk president and CEO.
Rizk will join Accretive Health on July 21 from McKesson Health Solutions, where he has been president since 2003. Before that, he was senior partner and global director for consultants Deloitte Consulting. Rizk ranked No. 49 on Modern Healthcare's 2013 list of the 50 Most Influential Physician Executives in Healthcare. He also made the list four other times: 2008 (No. 47); 2009, (No. 6); 2010, (No. 8); and 2011 (No. 43).