Our exceptional advisory board brings together some of the brightest minds in the field who play a crucial role in shaping our strategic direction. With their vast experience and deep domain knowledge, our advisory board members collaborate closely with our leadership team, contributing invaluable insights and thought leadership to our game-changing journey. We work together to make a lasting change in the healthcare industry to improve the lives of countless individuals.
Dr Kamelgard is an experienced senior level healthcare professional, administrator and surgeon with an entrepreneurial spirit and over twenty-five years of experience in clinical and administrative leadership roles. Highly regarded by executive leadership, peers, subordinates and patients in the delivery of clinical; research and analysis; and executive consulting within both small practice operations and large healthcare group environments.
Dr. Kamelgard holds two Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees, one in Biomedical Engineering from Boston University College of Engineering and another in Interdisciplinary Biological and Physical Sciences from Touro College. He received his Medical Doctorate (M.D.) from Technion – Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel, graduating Cum Laude. Dr. Kamelgard completed a one-year internship at the Medical College of Pennsylvania, and a five-year General Surgery Residency and a Cardiothoracic Surgery Research fellowship at Allegheny University of the Health Sciences (formerly Medical College of Pennsylvania and Hahnemann University Hospital). He completed additional fellowship training in Minimally Invasive Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Tx, before launching his professional career which spanned both academic and private medical practice. In late 2017, Dr Kamelgard relocated from New Jersey to California where in 2018, he transitioned to the role of Medical Director at Elevance Health (and Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield) first for their California Commercial group and in 2023 for their Specialty Appeals and Post Service Review group.
Dr Kamelgard’s many achievements include numerous abstracts and scientific articles published in peer reviewed journals, a book chapter, video productions, a patent, as well as holding certifications in SCUBA and as a private pilot.
Over the past three years Del advised C3Healthcare out of Raleigh, NC. C3 specializes in medication management and mental health services. For two years at C3 Del acted as CTO and led a development effort to combine three disparate platforms, two gained from acquisition, into a single software package in developed in Salesforce. Del led C3’s HITRUST certification effort over a four month period.
Del founded or started nine companies, served on the Board of Directors for sixteen companies, many as Chairman, and as a C-Suite Executive oversaw the design, development and deployment of SaaS cloud based applications, including browser based customer facing applications. Del experience includes knowledge for EDI, SOC2, HIPAA, HITRUST and ISO 27001 certification.
Del began his professional career in the US Navy where he learned the computer sciences, then served on nuclear submarines before returning to the Naval Guided Missiles School to teach computer sciences to new recruits. Following his stint in the Navy, Del founded a consulting company that performed technical engineering services to hospitals, universities and municipalities. Del’s company designed topologies for complex distributed voice, data, and computer systems built on IBM AS400 computers. Del’s experience in WAN/LAN and IBM data controlled networks, set the stage for Del starting many companies based on centralized networks, then moved to cloud based services with another startup in 2001.
Del likes to quote, “as a businessperson, if you take care of your people and your customers, your people and your customers will take care of you.”
Dave is an experienced Operations and Technology Professional with over 35 years of experience in Financial Services, Healthcare, and Management Consulting for startups and Fortune 100 companies alike. A proven track record in leading Global Teams, Process Engineering, Technology, and Service Delivery with an emphasis and passion for helping clients achieve the best possible outcomes with creative solutions.
Dave’s dedication to customer care and his entrepreneurial spirit inspires customers and staff to create value by establishing true “360 degree” partnerships. Since 2017, he’s held the position of President and COO with Shore Group Associates, a global outsourced solutions provider, where he leads a company of over 400 people delivering value to early-stage, small, and mid-market businesses. He helps his clients grow their businesses by executive advisory, lowering costs, optimizing operations, and modernizing technology by digital transformation and automation.
Previously, Dave co-founded Billing Dynamix, a Physical Therapy Practice and Revenue management company using ClinicMind’s software where he built the business from the ground up while making significant contributions to other customers who use ClinicMind’s software and services.