Heather Richards brings more than 20 years of experience as a transformational and results-oriented leader. Most recently, she was with United Surgical Partners International, Addison, Texas, a subsidiary of Tenet Healthcare Corporation, the largest provider of ambulatory services in the United States. While there, she led a support team delivering data-driven solutions for improved client engagement and revenue cycle results.

Heather joined MPOWERHealth in January 2019 as the Sr. Vice President of Value-Based Care Initiatives. Recognized as a leader in the industry and a champion of health care innovation, Heather has played an integral role in leading performance improvement of physician practices, ancillaries and facilities. She also has deep experience and expertise in strategy, business operations and mergers and acquisitions across healthcare organizations. Since joining MPOWERHealth, she has been responsible for driving a comprehensive value-based strategy focused on growing physician network and bundled episode care solutions.

Heather holds a master’s degree in business administration, magna cum laude and a bachelor of science in accounting, magna cum laude from Husson University, Bangor, ME.