HealthStream understands your need to maximize resources while dealing with an increasingly complex healthcare environment

We are the #1 advisor for developing and empowering people to deliver the highest quality of care, working side-by-side with 4,000+ healthcare organizations for over 30 years to cultivate a more competent and engaged workforce.

Our Values

 

Our values inspire and guide the behaviors of all HealthStream employees within our organization, with our customers, and in our communities.

 

 
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Behaving with integrity

Honesty, trustworthiness, and mutual respect are the guiding principles for our behavior and every interaction at HealthStream

Delighting customers

Our culture is customer-centric, where we strive to provide strong, positive experiences for our customers, often exceeding their expectations

Driving innovation

We value ingenuity, creativity, freshness, originality, and entrepreneurship at every level of our work, from major initiatives to everyday tasks

Continuously improving

We strive to constantly improve the quality of our products and solutions as our commitment to learn and improve extends to our  customer relationships

Delivering meaningful outcomes

We are focused on producing meaningful outcomes through our individual, everyday work responsibilities and, on a broader level, through our products and solutions provided to the healthcare industry

Streaming Good

We believe every employee has the responsibility to enact good works for others, starting from their individual team participation and office and then extending to the communities where they work and the healthcare industry at large

 

RECOGNITION OF EXCELLENCE

Brandon Hal Award

Winner of 15 Brandon Hall
Excellence in Technology Awards

HealthStream received 15 Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Awards for 2020. These honors demonstrate HealthStream’s ongoing commitment to technological innovation in healthcare workforce development as well as the ultimate goal of improving healthcare outcomes

Smithsonian

The Computerworld
Smithsonian Medallion

We are a company rooted in innovation which drives our culture forward. The Smithsonian presented HealthStream with the Computerworld Smithsonian Medallion in recognition of its achievement to innovatively use technology to empower and advance society.

Comparably.com Award
Winner for Diversity

Congratulations to our CEO Bobby Frist of being named by Comparably as one of the nations Best CEO’s for both Diversity and Women! It is an exciting time to be working at HealthStream!

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1990

Year Founded

1,000+

Employees

4,000+

Healthcare Organization Customers

Meet the family of HealthStream brands.

As the #1 advisor for developing and empowering people to deliver the highest quality care, HealthStream’s brands include best-in-class apps, software and specialized solutions to take your people, and your organization, to the next-level.

Verity Stream

VerityStream delivers enterprise-class solutions that are transforming credentialing, enrollment, privileging, and evaluation for healthcare organizations across the United States.

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Jane

Meet Jane, a dynamic system that identifies gaps and recommends personalized competency plans at scale.

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KnowledgeQ

An intelligent and adaptive learning strategy that improves efficacy and engagement to better develop, advance and retain your people to ultimately improve patient care.

NurseGrid

The #1 app for nurses in the Apple and Android app stores. With over one million downloads, nurses and nurse leaders use NurseGrid to communicate, collaborate, and manage their schedules.

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myClinicalExchange

A single solution addresses interdisciplinary (Nursing, Allied health, Medical, Advanced Practice, High school, Interns) student needs across your hospital system.

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A complete quality management system that allows you to be confident in the quality of care your facility is providing

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Robert A. Frist Jr.

Chief Executive Officer

Robert A. Frist, Jr., co-founder, has served as chief executive officer and chairman of the board of directors since 1990. He is a co-founder of Nashville's Entrepreneur Center....

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J. Edward Pearson

President & Chief Operating Officer

J. Edward Pearson has served on the executive team since he joined HealthStream in June 2006. He was named chief operating officer in August 2011 and president in May 2018. Mr. ...

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Scott A. Roberts

Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President, Accounting and Finance

Scott A. Roberts joined HealthStream in 2002 and served in various roles within the Finance and Accounting Department until January 2015, when he was promoted to Vice President,...

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Jeffrey Cunningham

Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer

Jeffrey Cunningham joined us as senior vice president and chief technology officer (CTO) in July 2017. Mr. Cunningham is responsible for leading all aspects of platform and prod...

Michael Collier

Michael Collier

Senior Vice President, Business Development & General Counsel

Michael M. Collier joined HealthStream in 2011 as Vice President & General Counsel, and was named Senior Vice President, Business Development & General Counsel in August 2017. M...

Kevin Ohara

Kevin O’Hara

Senior Vice President & General Manager, Platform Solutions

Kevin O’Hara joined HealthStream in 2021 and is currently serving as Senior Vice President & General Manager, Platform Solutions. Mr. O’Hara is responsible for the growth, devel...

Trisha Coady

Trisha L. Coady

Senior Vice President & General Manager, Workforce Development Solutions

Trisha L. Coady joined HealthStream in 2013 and is currently serving as Senior Vice President & General Manager, Workforce Development Solutions. Ms. Coady is responsible for th...

Michael Sousa

Michael J. Sousa

Senior Vice President & President, VerityStream

Michael J. Sousa joined HealthStream in October 2004 and is currently serving as President, VerityStream. Our provider solutions are offered...

Scott Fenstermacher

Scott Fenstermacher

Senior Vice President, Sales

Scott Fenstermacher joined HealthStream in 2012 and was named Senior Vice President, Sales in January 2021. Mr. Fenstermacher is responsible for providing executive oversight of...

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Scott McQuigg

Senior Vice President & General Manager, Workforce Scheduling Solutions

Scott McQuigg joined HealthStream in 2019 and is currently serving as Senior Vice President & General Manager, Workforce Scheduling Solutions. Mr. McQuigg is responsible for the...

Robert A. Frist Jr. - Chief Executive Officer
Robert A. Frist Jr.

Robert A. Frist, Jr., co-founder, has served as chief executive officer and chairman of the board of directors since 1990. He is a co-founder of Nashville's Entrepreneur Center. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in business from Trinity University. Under his leadership, Mr. Frist has positioned HealthStream as a leading provider of workforce development, talent management, and provider solutions for the healthcare industry. He has led the development of product innovations that is transforming the way healthcare organizations train, assess, and develop their human capital.

J. Edward Pearson - President & Chief Operating Officer
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J. Edward Pearson has served on the executive team since he joined HealthStream in June 2006. He was named chief operating officer in August 2011 and president in May 2018. Mr. Pearson is responsible for day-to-day operations throughout HealthStream—with executive oversight of the Company's product management, sales, and marketing departments. Prior to his current position, he served as president and chief executive officer of DigiScript, Inc. Mr. Pearson's tenure in e-healthcare also includes serving as CFO and executive vice president of Inforum, Inc., CFO of HIE, Inc., CEO of empactHealth.com, and CTO and, subsequently, CEO of Medibuy. Starting his career with a Bachelor's Degree of Business Administration from Middle Tennessee State University, Mr. Pearson first worked at William Puryear & Company, a public accounting firm, as a CPA.

Scott A. Roberts - Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President, Accounting and Finance
Scott Roberts

Scott A. Roberts joined HealthStream in 2002 and served in various roles within the Finance and Accounting Department until January 2015, when he was promoted to Vice President, Accounting and Finance. In February 2019, he was appointed as Interim Chief Financial Officer and in September 2019, he was named Chief Financial Officer. In his role at HealthStream, Mr. Roberts provides executive leadership for accounting and financial operations. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Middle Tennessee State University.

Jeffrey Cunningham - Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer
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Jeffrey Cunningham joined us as senior vice president and chief technology officer (CTO) in July 2017. Mr. Cunningham is responsible for leading all aspects of platform and product development for HealthStream. In Mr. Cunningham’s 20+ years of experience in healthcare technology, he has led the design, development, and delivery of several large-scale solutions with an emphasis on advanced service-based architectures, big-data analytics, and ecosystem-wide interoperability. Prior to joining HealthStream, Mr. Cunningham was a founder, CTO and Chief Strategy Officer for Informatics Corporation of America (ICA), CTO for Medibuy/GHX, and a Partner in Computer Sciences Corporation’s (CSC) eBusiness consulting practice. Mr. Cunningham has also served on several boards and industry initiatives focused on the advancement of healthcare technology. Mr. Cunningham earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from the University of North Texas.

Michael Collier - Senior Vice President, Business Development & General Counsel
Michael Collier

Michael M. Collier joined HealthStream in 2011 as Vice President & General Counsel, and was named Senior Vice President, Business Development & General Counsel in August 2017. Mr. Collier provides expertise on in-house legal, governance, and compliance matters. At Healthstream, Mr. Collier successfully sources, negotiates, closes, and integrates acquisitions and strategic partnerships. He provides enterprise-wide legal and business counsel, as well as serves as the senior executive of human resources. Mr. Collier is responsible for HealthStream’s compliance with the SEC, and he also serves as HealthStream’s Chief Compliance Officer, where he administers the corporate governance program and acts as the primary liaison to HealthStream’s board of directors. Prior to coming to HealthStream, Mr. Collier served as a corporate & securities attorney at Bass, Berry & Sims. Mr. Collier holds a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, and M.A. and B.A. degrees from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. 

Kevin O’Hara - Senior Vice President & General Manager, Platform Solutions
Kevin Ohara

Kevin O’Hara joined HealthStream in 2021 and is currently serving as Senior Vice President & General Manager, Platform Solutions. Mr. O’Hara is responsible for the growth, development, and integration of the hStream platform throughout the Company. Prior to his current role at HealthStream, he began his career as an attorney at Bass, Berry, & Sims and later worked in senior leadership roles at HealthStream from 2001 to 2011. Mr. O’Hara was then Chief Executive Officer at Syus, a healthcare IT company, for decade before re-joining HealthStream. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Policy from Vanderbilt University and holds a J.D. from the Vanderbilt University School of Law.

Trisha L. Coady - Senior Vice President & General Manager, Workforce Development Solutions
Trisha Coady

Trisha L. Coady joined HealthStream in 2013 and is currently serving as Senior Vice President & General Manager, Workforce Development Solutions. Ms. Coady is responsible for the Company’s full suite of workforce development solutions, which includes clinical, resuscitation, compliance, and revenue cycle solutions—as well as those for the continuum of care.  As a nurse, healthcare entrepreneur, and nationally recognized thought leader on professional development for clinicians and other healthcare professionals, her expertise helps guide HealthStream’s strategy for the full range of its workforce solutions. Prior to coming to HealthStream, Ms. Coady was the healthcare Practice Manager at Bluedrop Performance Learning; founder and President of Medsenses and the Nurses Network; and a registered nurse at several healthcare organizations. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Moncton.

Michael J. Sousa - Senior Vice President & President, VerityStream
Michael Sousa

Michael J. Sousa joined HealthStream in October 2004 and is currently serving as President, VerityStream. Our provider solutions are offered through our business segment that is branded in the marketplace as “VerityStream.” Mr. Sousa provides executive leadership for this segment, directing our VerityStream teams to build, sell, and service our credentialing, enrollment, privileging, onboarding, and performance evaluation solution for providers. Prior to HealthStream, Michael spent nearly ten years at IBM (and predecessor companies), concluding his tenure as an Associate Partner on the IBM Healthcare Leadership Team. Mr. Sousa earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston College's Carroll School of Management and a Masters’ in Business Administration (MBA) from Boston University's School of Management.

Scott Fenstermacher - Senior Vice President, Sales
Scott Fenstermacher

Scott Fenstermacher joined HealthStream in 2012 and was named Senior Vice President, Sales in January 2021. Mr. Fenstermacher is responsible for providing executive oversight of HealthStream’s sales force, including its leadership. Prior to HealthStream, Mr. Fenstermacher served as Director, Business Development & Licensing at Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a major division of Wolters Kluwer Health. Mr. Fenstermacher holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and a Bachelor of Arts in Business, both from the University of Pittsburgh. 

Scott McQuigg - Senior Vice President & General Manager, Workforce Scheduling Solutions
Scott McQuigg

Scott McQuigg joined HealthStream in 2019 and is currently serving as Senior Vice President & General Manager, Workforce Scheduling Solutions. Mr. McQuigg is responsible for the Company’s nurse and staff scheduling solution group. His career began as market President and Publisher of the Nashville Business Journal. Later, he co-founded HealthLeaders, a leading media, publishing, and research business focused on the business of healthcare. GoNoodle’s interactive videos promote physical activity, active learning, and enhanced focus for kids, and are available online, and via mobile and connected TV apps. The transformational kids’ media and tech platform went viral as GoNoodle is now played by 14 million+ kids each month.

Select Partners

We're proud to partner with some of the best in the business
  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
  • AORN
  • American Red Cross
  • AWHONN
  • CareAcademy
  • EBSCO
  • Nthrive Education
  • Sigma
  • Skillsoft
  • S.T.A.B.L.E.