Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of AthenaHealth,
Jonathan Bush began his career in healthcare as an EMT for
the city of New Orleans, after which he founded a network
of women's clinics in California. Currently chairman and
chief executive officer of athenahealth, Bush founded the
company to offer healthcare providers a comprehensive answer
to their revenue cycle management needs.
Prior to AthenaHealth, Bush served as an associate with
J. Bush & Company, Inc., an investment management firm,
and as a consultant with Booz-Allen & Hamilton. As a
founding member of Booz-Allen's Managed Care Strategy Group,
he led a team in the creation and implementation of corporate
growth strategies. Bush has spoken at numerous industry
events, including the Eighth National HIPAA Summit, CHIM,
TEPR, MGMA, the Symposium for eHealthcare Strategies, TIPAAA,
AAMA, WONCA and Internet Healthcare 2000. Bush has also
authored numerous articles, which have appeared in influential
industry publications such as Group Practice Journal, Medical
Group Management Journal, Managed Healthcare News, Health
Management Technology, Advance for Health Information Executives
and Health-IT World, among others.
Bush earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from Wesleyan
University and a master's degree with distinction in business
administration from Harvard University.