John R. Prufeta


John Prufeta is Founder and Chairman of Agilence Health Advisors, LLC. Agilence is a national health care performance acceleration firm serving Academic Medical Centers, Health Information Technology organizations, Health Insurers/Consumer-Directed Plans, PBMs, Private Equity Firms, and Venture Firms. Agilence provides new ventures and established health care institutions with advanced tools to build revenue, products and human capital talent.


Prufeta is the former president and CEO of Medix Resources, a publicly-held company (AMEX:MXR) providing technologies that enable the secure communication of clinical, financial and administrative data between physicians and insurers, PBMs, hospitals and reference laboratories. Prufeta was recruited by the Board of Directors to lead this struggling, early stage organization in need of talent, capital, product and customers. Prior to his tenure as CEO, as a member of the Board of Directors, Prufeta recruited a new governance cadre that included luminaries from the insurance, health systems, financial services and technology sectors. Led complete strategy review of Medix products, people, markets and positioning.


Mr. Prufeta was Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive of OnPoint Partners, Inc., a national health care services firm. OnPoint Partners is a boutique health care services firm providing health care payers, hospitals, physicians and technology organizations with a range of development services including new product development, interim and permanent executive talent, and network contracting. OnPoint was formerly The Creative Group.


Mr. Prufeta held the position of Managing General Partner of The Creative Group (TCG), the New York City-based holding company for three health care development companies. Prufeta co-founded The Creative Group in 1989.


Mr. Prufeta is a member of the Board of Trustees of New York Hospital of Queens, Silvercrest facility, where he serves as Chair of the Finance, Audit and Compliance Committees and is a member of the Executive Committee; and of Silvercrest Services, a for-profit home health care subsidiary of Silvercrest; and a member of the board of advisors of the National Managed Health Care Congress. Additionally, he is an Adjunct Professor, Consortium on Managed Care at Fordham University School of Business. He is also a founding Committee Member of “America’s Huey” a not for profit organization dedicated to educating Americans about the achievements and sacrifices made by our Armed Forces. The committee purchased a Vietnam-era Huey helicopter, which was then donated to the Smithsonian Institution and appears as the central artifact in the “America at War” exhibit.


Prufeta is a graduate of the Harvard Executive Program OPM28 at the Harvard University Graduate School of Business. He holds a BS degree in Management from St. John’s