A practicing medical doctor for over 26 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 five companies including 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 Sabre Holdings, Energy Future Holdings, Sarasota County, Hilti, Melton Trucking, Guckenheimer, City of Plano and other employers improve value and save millions of
dollars by creating an accountable, high performance system for employees. He works with the Compass PHS, American Diabetes and Heart Associations, the Group Practice Forum, Airrosti,
Alcon Labs, AbbVie, and health systems to improve care through providers and corporations working more closely together with other stakeholders, like insurance companies, to innovate and
resolve the health care crisis.
Dr. Conard, always a popular speaker, has presented recently at many forums including The Aspen Institute & Advisory Board Care Innovation Program and the Institute For Healthcare Consumerism. He is committed to curing the US Healthcare System by working with companies, providers, and individuals in a responsive, accountable, and affordable system.