As Emdeon's CEO, George Lazenby leads the largest healthcare financial and clinical network in the nation – connecting 1,200 payers, 500,000 providers, 5,000 hospitals, 81,000 dentists and 60,000 pharmacies – and processing over 7 billion healthcare information exchanges per year. He has the proven ability to move healthcare's varying levels of IT infrastructure towards the adoption of standardized electronic information exchange. He is committed to taking costs out of healthcare while maintaining compliance with national standards for data exchange, privacy, and security.
Prior to his appointment to CEO, Mr. Lazenby was the Executive Vice President for Emdeon Provider Services and was responsible for several industry innovations in the revenue cycle management arena delivering record sales and revenue growth. Formerly, Mr. Lazenby served as Chief Operating Officer of Medifax-EDI, which Emdeon acquired in 2003. As COO, he was responsible for managing all Provider and Payer activities, as well as its Medical Practice Management software business. Mr. Lazenby graduated from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Science degree and is a certified public accountant.
Mr. Lazenby has served on many industry Boards including the Cooperative Exchange, AFEHCT, and the Nashville Healthcare Council.