5 Things to Consider Before Launching Your Search for a Healthcare CIO standard

The Chief Information Officer’s (CIO) role has grown in both scope and complexity over the last several years, evolving especially fast in the healthcare industry. The CIO is expected to thoroughly understand technology development, clinician needs, healthcare consumer trends, applicable federal regulations, as well as business strategy application. There are several factors contributing to the evolution of the CIO: Focus towards healthcare cost and quality Pay-for-performance IT adoption and lack of clarity in interoperability Competitive pressures among providers Complexity in developing IT systems that integrate internal business needs with disperse hospital customers Before launching a healthcare CIO candidate search, consider these five points. 1. Recognize It Is a High Profile Role. Today’s CIO is a critical member of a company’s ...

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Olympus Partners completes acquisition of Vaco, the parent company of Focus Search Partners. standard

Olympus’ investment enhances Focus Search Partners’ growth plans and commitment to building winning teams with our clients. Focus Search Partners is the only PE-backed retained search firm in the USA. Since being acquired by Vaco and partnering with Quad-C in 2014, Focus Search Partners has grown to 35 team members and expanded to nine offices across the USA: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/vaco-recruits-new-private-equity-firm-300554332.html.  

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Managing Directors Jen Sudduth and Adam Charlson will be conducting the CEO search for Houston Exponential. standard

Managing Directors Jen Sudduth and Adam Charlson will be conducting the CEO search for Houston Exponential. Houston Exponential’s mission is to accelerate the development of Houston’s innovation economy by fostering a robust ecosystem that supports high-growth, high-impact startups. The new entity was formed through a combination of the efforts of Mayor Turner’s Innovation and Technology Task Force, the Houston Technology Center organization (HTC) and the Innovation Roundtable founded by the Greater Houston Partnership, with the goal of becoming a top 10 startup ecosystem by 2022. http://www.chron.com/business/technology/article/Houston-Exponential-to-harness-startup-potential-12300495.php https://www.houstontech.org/latest_news/announcing-houston-exponential/

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Focus Search Partners, A Vaco Company, Acquires Dallas-based Executive Search Firm, Taylor Winfield, and Doubles Firm’s Size standard

NASHVILLE, TN, August 2, 2017 – Leading retained executive search firm, Focus Search Partners, A Vaco Company (FSP), announced today that it has acquired the Dallas, Texas-based executive search firm, Taylor Winfield. With the acquisition of Taylor Winfield, FSP gains a talented team of professionals who all have enterprise operating experience across multiple industries, including internet/digital media, technology/SaaS software, consumer/retail/ foodservice and business services. This complements FSP’s deep expertise in executive recruiting for venture capital and private equity-backed and publicly-traded healthcare and technology organizations. “Growth alone is not the goal,” says Paul Frankenberg, FSP Founder and Managing Partner. “FSP’s mantra is ‘Culture, Team and Firm,’ and these ideas are at the center of the people we hire, the collaboration we ...

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Focus Search Partners, A Vaco Company Expands Leadership Team With The Addition Of Richard D’Antoni, Veteran Healthcare Executive And Recruiter standard

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Retained executive search firm, Focus Search Partners, A Vaco Company, announced today that Richard D’Antoni has joined the firm as Managing Partner of the healthcare practice as well as the private equity practice (across all industry sectors). D’Antoni has more than 20 years of experience in matching high-performing executives with leading healthcare companies, ranging from venture capital and private equity- backed portfolio companies to publicly held organizations. D’Antoni has expertise in a wide array of executive functional positions, including: finance, business development, compliance, sales, marketing, operations, human resources, CEO and board roles. During his 20+ year operating career, D’Antoni has held CEO, COO, and board member positions and has raised millions in venture ...

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Focus Search Partners, A Vaco Company, Appoints New San Francisco-Based Managing Partner, Steve Finder standard

NASHVILLE, TN, Monday, April 10, 2017 – Retained executive search firm, Focus Search Partners, a Vaco Company, announced today that Steve Finder has joined the firm as managing partner of the global technology practice as well as the financial officers practice (across all industry sectors), leading the team and adding new market sectors including additional depth in enterprise software, space/frontier technology and cyber security. Finder has more than 20 years of experience in matching high-performing executives with leading technology companies, ranging from venture capital and private equity-backed portfolio companies to publicly held organizations. Finder has expertise in a wide array of executive functional positions, including: finance, sales, marketing, engineering, general operations, human resources, CEO and board roles. Finder joins Focus ...

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Healthcare Executive Search Firms: Focus Search Partners’ 2016 Quality Outcomes Lead the Industry standard

Most executive search firms keep their quality outcomes private. We, Focus Search Partners, continue to publish and communicate our annual quality performance metrics. This is the eleventh consecutive year FocusSearch Partnershasledallhealthcareexecutivesearchfirmswithreportingqualityoutcomes. ### Focus Search Partners is focused on meeting the need for high-quality senior executive talent in both the Technology and the Healthcare industries. “We are keenly aware of the increasing trend within Healthcare to effectively monitor, manage, and report on a variety of metrics pertaining to key quality outcomes”says PaulFrankenberg,ManagingPartnerandFounderofFocusSearchPartners,LLC,a retainedHealthcare executivesearchfirmwithofficesinNashville,TN,SanFrancisco,CA,Austin,TX, Houston, TX, and Colorado Springs, CO. “Quality reporting is happening in more and more segments of the Technology industry and it will continue to deepen and expand,” reports Adam Charlson, Managing Partner of Focus Search Partners, LLC. ...

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Focus Search Partners, A Vaco Company, Acquires San Francisco-Based Technology Search Firm Charlson Partners standard

For Immediate Release NASHVILLE, Tenn., March. 24, 2016 – San Francisco-based retained executive search firm Charlson Partners and Focus Search Partners, the retained executive search division of Vaco, announced their partnership today. Charlson Partners conducts senior executive search assignments for enterprise technology and service companies. Their client base includes some of the largest enterprise technology platforms in the world, as well as Silicon Valley’s top Private Equity-owned and Venture Capital- backed organizations. This union enables Focus Search to continue growing its nationwide presence, while also expanding into the technology industry. “It is amazing how similar Charlson Partners and Focus Search are in culture and mission. I am confident that this partnership will allow us to provide even better service to ...

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Healthcare Executive Search Firms: Focus Search Partners’ 2015 Quality Outcomes Lead the Industry standard

Most healthcare executive search firms keep their quality outcomes private. We, Focus Search Partners continue to publish our quality results here. Actually, this is the tenth consecutive year Focus Search Partners has led all healthcare executive search firms with reporting quality outcomes. ### Our Healthcare Executive Search firm is focused on meeting the need for high-quality senior executive talent in the Healthcare industry. “We are keenly aware of the increasing trend within Healthcare to effectively monitor, manage, and report on a variety of metrics pertaining to key quality outcomes” says Paul Frankenberg, Managing Partner and Founder of Focus Search Partners, LLC, a retained Healthcare executive search firm with offices in Nashville, TN, Dallas, TX and Colorado Springs, CO. “Quality reporting ...

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