Episode # 209 – Stu Clark is CEO of Premise Health, the 11M Member Leader in Direct Care -Near Site, On-Site. Who Better to Learn the State of the Industry From?

In this episode, Ron chats with Stu Clark, the Chief Executive Officer at Premise Health – the world’s leading direct healthcare company and one of the largest digital providers in the country. Throughout their conversation, they discuss the reasons why the press isn’t interested in direct primary healthcare, the importance of incorporating behavioral health into a primary care model, how Premier Health recruits doctors, and much more!

Stu Clark has served as CEO of Premise Health since its inception in 2014. He has held executive roles for more than 20 years.

Stu and his teams have helped lead the evolution of the direct healthcare industry, also known as employer-sponsored healthcare, from the early days of occupational health-only programs to today’s fully integrated, advanced primary care models. Premise operates more than 800 wellness centers across 45 states and Guam, delivering high-quality primary care, pharmacy, behavioral health, care navigation, and care management services, alongside many other types of care.

With 1 billion in annual revenue, Premise is the seventh largest private company in Nashville. It is consistently recognized as an employer of choice in our city and in the communities where it operates. Premise employs 6,000 team members.