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Patients for Fair Compensation Leadership

Wayne W. Oliver

Executive Director

Wayne W. Oliver is Executive Director of Patients for Fair Compensation.

As a healthcare thought leader, Oliver has focused his professional career in the healthcare policy arena.

Oliver formerly served as Vice President of Pharmacy Advocacy & Governmental Relations for RxAlly. Based in Leesburg, Virginia, RxAlly offers unique and innovative solutions for employers and health plans, leveraging the role of community pharmacists to help patients improve their health outcomes and reduce healthcare costs.

From 2006 to 2012, Oliver was a Vice President at the Center for Health Transformation (CHT), a health public policy think tank. While at CHT, he directed and managed Center projects on health justice (civil justice and tort reform) transformation,  FDA Modernization, 21st Century Intelligent Pharmacy, health information technology and electronic prescribing, and healthcare quality and price transparency.

Prior to CHT, Oliver spent 19 years with the Georgia Pharmacy Association, during which he helped build a highly effective, dynamic grassroots governmental affairs program.

Richard L. Jackson

Chairman

Richard L. Jackson serves as Chairman of Patients for Fair Compensation and Patients for Fair Compensation Institute.

Jackson is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Jackson Healthcare. Jackson Healthcare provides hospitals with physicians, clinicians 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.

Jackson serves on the board of directors of the Georgia Department of Community Health and the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce.

Charles R. Evans

Vice-Chairman

Charles R. Evans serves as Vice-Chairman of Patients for Fair Compensation and Patients for Fair Compensation Institute.

Evans is also President of the International Health Services Group (IHSG) and Senior Advisor at Jackson Healthcare.  IHSG is a social enterprise he founded in 2007 to support health services development in underserved areas of the world.  It is the mission of IHSG to work with established organizations to supplement their capabilities in healthcare management and development as they work to achieve their broader missions.  Projects are located in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America.

Evans is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.  He served as a Governor of the College from 2004 - 2007, Chairman Officer from 2008 - 2011, and was the recipient of the 2014 ACHE Gold Medal Award - the highest honor the organization bestows.  He also serves as a member of the boards at Jackson Healthcare, MiMedx Group, CareSpot Express Healthcare, and on the Senior Advisory Board at MedAssets.  Additionally, he serves on the boards of non-profit organizations including MedShare International, MedicalMissions.org, and is chairman of the Hospital Charitable Service Awards.  He is the International Hospital Federation's Special Advisor for the Americas Region.  Evans also serves as a member of the Global Catalyst Group for Institutional Health Partnerships and the International Healthcare Management Competencies Consortium.  In 2012, he attained the Board Leadership Fellow credential of the National Association of Corporate Directors. He is active in numerous professional associations and community organizations. 

Evans has served in executive positions at Memorial Medical Center of Jacksonville, Florida, and Community Hospitals, Indianapolis, Indiana. He joined HCA in 1995 and managed company divisions including North Carolina, MidAmerica, and Southeast. Evans was named President of HCA's Eastern Group in 2004, where he was responsible for operations in the Eastern half of the company.

Jeffrey Segal, MD

National Advisory Board Member

Dr. Jeffrey Segal is a board certified neurosurgeon and the Chief Executive Officer and founder of Medical Justice, a physician-based organization focused on broad-based solutions for challenges affecting the U.S. healthcare system. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Legal Medicine, and previously was CEO of the biotech company DarPharma Inc.

Dr. Segal was a practicing neurosurgeon for approximately ten years, during which time he also played an active role as a participant on various state-sanctioned medical review panels designed to decrease the incidence of meritless medical malpractice cases.  In the process of conceiving, funding, developing, and growing Medical Justice, Dr. Segal has established himself as one of the country's leading authorities on medical malpractice issues, counterclaims, and Internet-based assaults on reputation.

Dr. Segal holds a M.D. from Baylor College of Medicine, where he also completed a neurosurgical residency.  Dr. Segal served as a Spinal Surgery Fellow at The University of South Florida Medical School. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa as well as the AOA Medical Honor Society. Dr. Segal received his B.A. from The University of Texas. Dr. Segal graduated with a J.D. from Concord Law School with highest honors.

Doug Wojcieszak

National Advisory Board Member

Doug Wojcieszak is founder of Sorry Works!, America's leading disclosure advocacy and training organization.  He began Sorry Works! in 2005 after the loss of his oldest brother to medical errors forced his family to file a medical malpractice lawsuit.  His family received a settlement but (at the time) no apology for the errors.  

Wojcieszak and Sorry Works! have trained thousands of physicians, nurses, attorneys, and administrative personnel in hospitals and insurers on full-disclosure methods as a middle ground solution to the malpractice crisis.  Crittenden's Medical Insurance News wrote that Sorry Works! is "at the forefront" of the disclosure movement.

Prior to Sorry Works!, Wojcieszak served as a consultant, a spokesperson for Victims and Families United and as Executive Director of Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch (I-LAW), a grass-roots, pro-tort reform group.

John C. Goodman

National Advisory Board Member

John C. Goodman is president and CEO of the National Center for Policy Analysis. The Wall Street Journal and the National Journal, among other media, have called him the "Father of Health Savings Accounts."  He is also the Kellye Wright Fellow in health care.  The mission of the Wright Fellowship is to promote a more patient-centered, consumer-driven health care system.

He is frequently invited to testify before Congress on health care reform and retirement topics and is the author of more than 50 published studies on topics such as health policy, retirement reform and tax issues and nine books, including Lives at Risk: Single Payer National Health Insurance Around the World; Leaving Women Behind: Modern Families, Outdated Laws; and the trailblazing Patient Power: Solving America's Health Care Crisis.

Goodman received his Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University, and has taught and done research at Columbia, Stanford University, Dartmouth University, Southern Methodist University and the University of Dallas.

Ross Mason

National Advisory Board Member

Ross Mason is the founder of the Healthcare Institution for Neuro-Recovery and Innovation (HINRI) and former Chairman of the Georgia Department of Community Health Board. His focus is making GA a national and global leader health innovation. 

Originally from Madison, Georgia, Mason became passionate about healthcare after volunteering at an AIDS hospital in Zambia the summer of 1999. In 2004, he created HINRI, which provides venture philanthropy to early-stage nonprofits. He also serves as a Senior Fellow at the Georgia Public Policy Foundation.

Mason served almost eight years on the Georgia Department of Community Health Board, his last two years as Chairman. He is former Chairman of the Metro Atlanta United Way's Health Access Board, and Chairman of the Board of Visitors at Georgia Health Sciences University. He also serves as a Senior Fellow at the Georgia Public Policy Foundation.

Mason holds a bachelors degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Georgia Tech and a masters of business administration in finance from The Wharton School. He also studied literature and history at Oxford and Russian at Middlebury College.