Government austerity, delivery costs, aging populations, rampant chronic disease and patient demands are combining to challenge health and social care systems around the world. Observers describe the situation as a ‘perfect storm’ of crisis, but also of opportunity.

RecapHealth invests and actively supports world class opportunities and is fortunate to work with partners that include healthcare entrepreneurs, executives, providers, private payers, non profits and governments alike.

"Gentlemen, We have run out of money. It's time to start thinking"

Ernest Rutherford quoted by Health Minister Deb Matthews in 2014


To deliver sector leading financial returns and meaningful social impact.

Fill a funding gap for entrepreneurs pursuing sector focused, value added capital

To catalyze capital across the return spectrum (commercial to philanthropic) to improve the heath care ecosystem

Support the scaling of innovative solutions to global challenges

Meet the team

Richard started the predecessor firm to RecapHealth Ventures in 2011 to make investments supporting the significant number of high potential innovations originating from existing health care organizations as well as from groups or entrepreneurs new to the system. While both groups were producing great technology or service offerings; commercialization experience, scaling resources and access to value added capital were often cited as significant barriers to success. Discussions with individuals across the sector lamented the relative lack of financial partners with health care sector focus, particularly from those with knowledge of the Canadian market.

    Canadian Advisory board members
  • Kip Woodward - Chair Vancouver Coastal Health Authority

  • Graham Whitmarsh - BC Deputy Health and Finance Minister

  • Dale Tiessen - GM, GE Healthcare

  • Ida Goodreau - ex CEO LifeLabs, ex CEO Vancouver Coastal

  • John DeHart - CEO NurseNextDoor

  • Alexandra Greenhill - ex Pres. BCMA

  • James Tansey - ED ISIS at UBC

  • Bob Wilson - Founder/CEO Wilson Banwell (EAP)

  • Alex Kroon - Ex CEO CMN/EuropAssist

  • Prateek Dwivedi - MARS Health Lead and ex CIO Mt Sinai Hospital

  • Steve Johnson - CRO, Hootsuite

    US Advisory board members
  • Nicola Bridges - SVP Sharecare

  • Graham Brooks - Partner .406 Ventures

  • Steve Curd - CEO CareinSync, ex-CIO United Healthcare

  • John Danaher - President, Education, Elsevier at Reed Elsevier

  • Dave Dickey - Founder Redbrick

  • Larry Logan - Ex VP Marketing WebMD

  • Robin Palley - SVP Digitas

  • Rebecca Palm - Founder Co Patient SVP M&A AthenaHealth

  • Geoffrey Rutledge - CMO Healthtap, former SVP WEBMD

  • Paul Sonnenschein - SVP at Healthline Networks, Inc.

  • Bruce Springer - CEO OneHealth

  • Gary Stuart - EVP Emdeon

  • Karl Zachar - SVP Epocrates, SVP AthenaHealth, Goldman Sachs


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