The Lancer Group places Zach Wood as Vice President of New Market Development at Surescripts, provider of the nation’s most robusthealth information network

ARLINGTON, VA – The Lancer Group places Zach Wood as Vice President of New Market Development of Surescripts, leading provider of the nation’s most trustedand capable health information network designed to increase patient safety, lower costs and ensure quality care. Surescripts is privately owned by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS), National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA), CVS Health and Express Scripts.

Zach brings to Surescripts over 10 years of experience in the healthcare information technology and services industry. In this newly created role, Zach will be at the forefront of defining and executing Surescripts’ consumer strategy to perfect actionable patient intelligence across the care continuum. He will be responsible addressing the trend of healthcare consumerism that is facing the market today.

Most recently, Zach served as Senior Director of Corporate Development of Cerner (NASDAQ: CERN; LTM Rev: $5.1B), leading provider of healthcare information technology solutions that optimize clinical and financial outcomes, where he servedas General Manager for the company’s early-stage population health business and was responsible for M&A, partnerships, and investment opportunities. Zach joined Cerner in 2013 as Senior Business Strategist and was subsequently rotated into roles of increasing responsibility and scope. Prior to Cerner, Zach was Advisor and Co-Founder of Qualia Health, a platform that enables both patients and provider to track and manage health.

He holds an MBA in Entrepreneurship, Finance & Strategy from Chicago Booth and a Bachelor of Arts in Finance and Economics from the Wisconsin School of Business.

About The Lancer Group
The Lancer Group is a leading retained executive search firm that is trusted by private equity firms, their portfolio companies and public corporations to deliver high-impact leaders. The firm specializes in board-driven search mandates including CEOs, CFOs, C-suite executives and board directors as well as private equity investment professionals and operating partners. The Lancer Group has provided strategic counsel to clients across a range of industries and has particular expertise in technology, industrial, energy, healthcare and consumer markets.

With relationships at over 50 of the top 100 private equity firms, The Lancer Group provides a range of pre-deal private equity advisory services beyond traditional executive search. These services include deal origination, diligence support and introductions to “backable” executives.

Founded in 1998, The Lancer Group is privately held and operates from offices across North America and Australia (

About Surescripts
Surescripts offers the single most trusted and capable health information network, built to increase patient safety, lower costs and ensure quality care.

Since 2001, Surescripts has led the movement to turn data into actionableintelligence and convened the Surescripts Network AllianceTM to enhanceprescribing, inform care decisions and advance the healthcare industry.

Firm Contacts
Scott Dunklee
(858) 551-1001 Ext. 2860

Michael Misiaszek
(858) 551-1001 Ext. 2868

Liliana Corona
(858) 551-1001 Ext. 2874