David A. Evans, MBA
Mr. Evans is CEO of Texas Neurology, among the largest and most comprehensive neurology practices in the country. He is extremely active in the American Academy of Neurology where he currently serves as Chair of the AAN’s Practice Management & Technology Subcommittee and is Past Chair of the Business section. He is also a member of the AAN’s Medical Economics & Management Committee and BrainPAC Executive Committee. Mr. Evans has extensive background in practice management consulting with emphasis in the implementation of ancillary services within physician practices. His also worked with Biogen in preparation for their launch of Tysabri. These turnkey consultancies involved establishing in-office infusion centers, which were instrumental to the launch and delivery of this biological to many of the country’s most prominent MS centers.
Joseph Fritz, PhD, CMPE
As CEO of Dent Neurologic Institute, Dr. Fritz helped Dent grow to become among the largest outpatient neurology centers in the US. He has over 25 years of experience in medical management and research in both medical practice and industry settings. He regularly publishes and presents on the business of neurology and in areas of neuroscience research. He is an active member of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), participating in a wide range of committees including vice-chair of the Axon Registry Committee, past Chair of the AAN's Business Section, co-chair of the APP Workgroup, and member of Practice, Medical Economics and Management, Payment Policy, Health Services Research Group, Imaging, and Practice Management and Technology Committees.
Christine Mann, MBA
Ms. Mann is the Director of Infusion, Purchasing and Contracts at Dent Neurologic Institute. She has opened, operated and consulted on numerous infusion centers around the U.S. She is the recipient of the Business First award for the ground-up development of infusion centers and most recently the Intalere Healthcare Achievement Award for the DENT Infusion Center. She is a nationally recognized speaker about introducing new therapies for infusion, sophisticated inventory management, and development and management of infusion centers including revenue cycle management. She lectures on the business and billing for complex infusion therapies at the American Academy of Neurology annual meetings.
Steven Przybyla, Esq.
Mr. Przybyla, General Counsel & Executive VP of Development at Dent Neurologic Institute, is a healthcare attorney with extensive leadership and project management experience. In private practice, Steven represented hospitals and physician practices in transactions worth several billions of dollars, including hospital system M&A, practice acquisitions and the development of outpatient treatment models for ambulatory surgical care. Prior to joining Dent, he served as General Counsel to the Seneca Nation of Indians sovereign wealth fund where he was responsible for acquisitions, investments and corporate governance. Steven is also one of the foremost experts on cannabis regulation and legislation in the United States, most recently having worked with the Senate Finance Committee on the Marijuana Revenue and Regulation Act, the Responsibly Addressing the Marijuana Policy Gap Act and the Small Business Tax Equity Act, which were introduced to Congress on March 30, 2017.
Ms. Matecki currently serves dual roles as the Manager of Member Accounts for NeuroNet GPO and also as the Manager of Purchasing and Contracting at DENT Neurologic Institute. She has been instrumental in developing processes and programs to organize and streamline the complexity of supply chain management in a healthcare setting. Ashley has worked closely with our vendors and manufacturers to develop relationships to help manage pricing, contracts and rebates. Her experience and expertise in customer relations has proved to be a valuable asset to our NeuroNet team. She began her career at DENT in 2014 after completing her bachelors degree at Buffalo State College and a program of study in Chile and Peru. Ms. Matecki is currently enrolled at a local university where she is pursuing her Masters degree in business administration.