Rich Birhanzel is the managing director of Accenture’s payer practice, which delivers consulting, technology and outsourcing services to a wide range of health insurers. He is a recognized expert with substantial experience helping payers deliver significant cost improvements, improve productivity and adapt to new industry requirements.
Rich is also responsible for Accenture’s thought leadership surrounding the payer segment. He has authored several point-of-view pieces and has been quoted in various media publications, such as The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and New York Times.
He earned a Masters in Business Administration in Health Systems from the University of Connecticut.