Hans Boerma, MD

Managing Partner KBT Ventures

Hans Boerma’s background is as a senior executive, entrepreneur and healthcare leader experienced in developing and operationalizing next-generation, technology-enabled business solutions in the healthcare sector. Hans’ experiences range from running a $400M healthcare technology portfolio to turning around a $350M oncology company using a full risk strategy, to building two successful start-ups in the physician provider area and the insurance market.

Prior to KBT, Hans was the Senior Vice President for the clinical, financial and decision support products at Eclipsys, a $400M IT vendor. While at Eclipsys, he assisted with the company’s expansion into the clinical content space. He spent 5 years in the health insurance sector with Nextera and deNovis where he built and sold new infrastructure platforms to commercial payers using a language-based computing platform he developed as the founder and CEO of a startup company.

Hans was the Chief Medical Officer at Perot Systems where he provided key leadership to the expansion from IT solutions to business solutions. He managed the turnaround of a publicly traded physician practice management company and an increase in shareholder value of $300 million over a 9 month timeframe. He came to Perot from a physician organization and practice management company he started in Pennsylvania with 1250 physician members.

Hans spent 12 years at Shared Medical Systems (now Cerner), where he co-founded SMS’ Decision Support Systems Division and grew sales in the three years to $28m with 80% margin. He also started SMS’ Clinical Consulting Practice and was the GM of the DSS Division for the European market based in London, England.

Hans is a graduate of the University of Amsterdam Medical School (MD) and the University of Toronto, Canada (M.Sc.) where he still teaches in the healthcare management and strategy program. Hans is an avid boater, gardener, enthusiastic golfer, and loves to travel.