Eric Thrailkill is a recognized healthcare technology leader specializing in strategy, data analytics, business model innovation, revenue cycle optimization, value creation and partnerships. He previously served as CIO at three publicly traded healthcare companies – PhyCor, America Service Group and AMSURG – and currently leads his own company, Allee Advisory Services. In this role, he consults with provider and health technology organizations to accelerate growth through partnerships, bringing an ecosystem approach to strategy.
Before founding his company, Eric worked as SVP, Business Intelligence and Analytics at Envision Healthcare, a leading national medical group that delivers physician and advanced practice provider services to more than 1,800 clinical departments in healthcare facilities in 45 states and the District of Columbia. At Envision, he built the enterprise’s first analytics team in the domains of operations, revenue cycle, finance and quality.
As VP and CIO at AMSURG, Eric was responsible for strategy, operations, centralized technology platform services, quality and analytics. Among many other projects, he developed an internal team to launch a revenue cycle solution specifically designed for single specialty ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs). He also led the development of the company’s cybersecurity program, designed to mitigate threats and ensure continuous operations. Additionally, he led an analytics approach to value demonstration with the approximate 260 ASCs, architecting data sharing relationships between physician practices, anesthesia resources, health system equity partners, community referrals, health plans, payers and more.
An active participant in local and national professional organizations, Eric is enthusiastic about connecting technology leaders for meaningful collaborations. He is chairman of Project Healthcare at the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, a program designed to assist entrepreneurs and innovators as they grow and scale healthcare solutions. From 2018 to 2020, he served as the president of the Tennessee Chapter of HIMSS. He is actively involved in the Nashville Health Care Council and has served on the board of the Greater Nashville Technology Council.
Eric practiced as a certified public accountant (Deloitte) and earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Florida. He lives in Nashville, Tenn. with his wife of 34 years, Nanci.