A practicing medical doctor for over 30 years, Dr. Conard works at the intersection of health system effectiveness, organizational leadership, and individual well-being. Founder of TienaHealth Medical Group, a proactive medical home in 2003, he has founded, developed and sold eight companies including medical practices, research, sleep labs, and medical management organizations. During this time he was an Associate Professor at UT Health Science Center in Dallas for 21 years, wrote five books, had his own radio and television show, gave over 1000 key note and educational programs, was a principle investigator in over 60 clinical trials. After selling his medical practice he served as Chief Medical & Strategy Officer of Medical Edge, a 510 provider, 1.3M patient health care system. When this was sold to Texas Health Resources he became the Chief Medical Officer for Holmes & Murphy Insurance Brokerage Firm and then Compass Professional Health Services – a technology enabled transparency, concierge engagement, and population health company.
Currently he works with Vistra Energy, Hilti, Pioneer Energy, Essilor, and other employers improve value and save millions of dollars by creating an accountable, high performance system for employees. In addition, he is co-founder and CEO of a new startup - Converging Health that is integrating the clinical, health brokerage, healthcare system, data analytic, health literacy, and behavioral economics experience and understanding to create an integrated system of support for individuals and corporations on their health journey. Using the principles of Conscious Healthcare he, and the team he works with, are creating operations systems to create systems that achieve sustainable high performance.