Turn-Key Health Appoints John J. Rydzewski to Board of Directors
Industry Thought Leader, Managed Care Expert, Financial Advisor
PHILADELPHIA – December 4, 2018 – Turn-Key Health (TKH), an Enclara Healthcare company, announces that John J. Rydzewski, senior advisor, Solomon Partners has joined the Turn-Key board of directors. Rydzewski brings senior level, diverse professional experience in multiple healthcare sectors including skilled nursing, behavioral health and managed care and directorships of both publicly held and private equity-backed companies in the assisted living, biotech, medical device, behavioral health and medical media services industries.
Welcoming Rydzewski, Greer Myers, president, Turn-Key, says, “We are truly fortunate to have John join our expanding team of board members, advisors, and staff. His passion and commitment to improving quality of life for those suffering from a serious or advanced illness are directly aligned with our vision and mission. John’s operational background, combined with his deep experience in the healthcare, financial services and managed care space, will enable Turn-Key to further enhance its solution offering. He exemplifies a spirit of innovation, bringing unique perspectives on patient-centered care and population health management, which will deepen our community-based palliative approach to serving the nation’s most vulnerable patients.”
Prior to joining Solomon Partners, a leading investment banking firm with a legacy as one of the first independent investment banks, Rydzewski co-founded a pre-clinical stage biotech company developing cancer-targeting immuno-therapeutics with technology licensed from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University. He was a managing director focused on structured credit investments in the pharmaceutical sector at Christofferson Robb & Company, a private investment firm, and performed healthcare advisory and financing assignments as a partner or senior officer at Benedetto, Gartland & Co., Kidder, Peabody & Co. and Dean Witter Reynolds, Inc. Rydzewski has also served as the senior manager in the bankruptcy and insolvency group, performing both creditor committee and debtor assignments, at Price Waterhouse & Co.
Rydzewski is affiliated with several not-for-profit organizations, now serving as Chairman of the Board of Advisors to RAND Health, the RAND Corporation’s operating unit dedicated to objective health policy analysis.
Rydzewski comments, “This appointment to the Turn-Key board is an extraordinary opportunity to impact the lives of patients and caregivers who face the day-to-day burdens resulting from a serious or advanced illness. It is gratifying to work with an organization that is so aligned with my personal and professional mission to support patients, improve health and enhance quality of life.”
He earned an MBA and a B.S. with Honors from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
About Turn-Key Health
Turn-Key Health, an Enclara Healthcare company, serves health plans, provider organizations and their members who are experiencing a serious or advanced illness. Its Palliative Illness Management™ (PIM™) model introduces a new, innovative option to improve care quality, address costs and reduce burdens associated with life-limiting illnesses.