Richard L. Jackson

Chairman and CEO, Jackson Healthcare

Industry: Healthcare

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Richard L. Jackson serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Jackson Healthcare. Jackson Healthcare provides hospitals with physicians, nurses and allied health professionals to ensure the delivery of timely, high quality patient care.

For the past 34 years, Jackson has been instrumental in conceptualizing and developing more than 25 healthcare companies. His ownership and operation of staffing companies, surgery centers, practice management companies, clinics and hospitals have endowed him with the depth and breadth required to thrive in the ever-changing healthcare environment.

Jackson has demonstrated a unique ability to anticipate industry trends, identify underserved niches and create industry-leading companies. Jackson partners with industry thought leaders and continues to play a lead role in transforming the way healthcare is delivered.

Driven by a personal mission to inject hope and opportunity into the lives of underserved children, Jackson actively supports numerous local and international charitable organizations. In 2010, he established a national Hospital Charitable Service Awards program – the only recognition program in the healthcare industry celebrating hospital accomplishments at the program level.

He is also the founder and Chairman of Patients for Fair Compensation, a non-partisan 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to bringing an alternative solution to traditional medical malpractice reform.