Chief Strategy Officer
Brett Furst serves as a strategic advisor to Payformance Solutions, where he leads go-to-market strategy and sales execution to realize Payformance Solutions’ vision of transforming payment transformation in the healthcare industry. He is a senior executive with over 27 years of experience in selling and managing technology solutions in the healthcare, manufacturing and CPG industries. Mr. Furst is the founder and CEO of Foresight Ventures, where he provides strategic guidance and leadership to emerging health IT companies.
Previously, Mr. Furst served as CEO of ArborMetrix, an industry-leading analytics vendor focused on measuring clinical outcomes in specialty and acute care. ArborMetrix is a venture capital-backed healthcare technology company that has developed an SaaS solution for the payer and provider markets. Prior to ArborMetrix, he started and operated the Covisint Healthcare division of Compuware, leading its evolution into one of the largest and most successful health information exchanges in the industry.
Mr. Furst is active in setting healthcare policy and law at the national, state and local levels, and is a thought leader within the health IT industry, having made several guest appearances on national television networks.
Mr. Furst earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Central Michigan University.