Tom Dent has spent his career at the leading edge of health care delivery innovation, developing better ways for people to get high quality care when and where they need it. He has been involved in a variety of healthcare sectors including managing hospitals and leading national and international companies.
As a healthcare leader, he has earned an industry reputation for building quality teams and companies with a focus on outcomes and service value and understanding the needs of patients in a complex and changing medical environment.
With rapid developments neurology and the global concern over brain health, Dent in 2010 co-founded London-based Re:Cognition Health that brings together multidisciplinary cognitive experts in centers of excellence to provide complex diagnosis, treatment and care management for people and families impacted by cognitive impairment due to brain injury or progressive neurological diseases such as multiple sclerosis or Alzheimer’s. Dent was awarded the Lang Buisson 2013 UK Healthcare Entrepreneur Achievement Award; a unique accomplishment for an American.
Dent was CEO of MedTel International, a US and UK diagnostic imaging and outpatient surgery company, and prior to this, was a co-founder and 15 year leader of PhyCor, Inc., the recognized pioneer in the physician practice and physician network management
sector. Over his career he has developed occupational health clinics, mobile imaging services and managed hospitals and skilled nursing facilities. Earlier in his career he worked in mergers/acquisitions at Hospital Corporation of America and was a founding board member of Healthcare Realty Trust, a healthcare REIT and continues to serve as a Director of Healthstream, a provider of online training, education and research to healthcare organizations.
Dent graduated with a bachelor’s business degree from Mississippi State University and holds a master’s degree from The George Washington University.