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 Chief OPERATING Officer

Patty Riskind is the Chief Operating Officer of SIMnext LLC, and she is passionate about transforming the healthcare learning experience to impact and improve patient safety and care quality through SIMnext’s innovative training technologies.  Patty is a dynamic leader with demonstrated success developing advanced analytic software products, selling digital solutions, streamlining operational processes, supporting C-level clients, and managing high performance teams. At SIMnext, Patty oversees Sales, Marketing, Client Support, and Product Management.

Prior to SIMnext, Patty was Chief Client Experience Officer at Press Ganey Associates, the world’s largest provider of patient experience measurement, performance analytics, and strategic advisory solutions for healthcare organizations. Previously, Patty founded PatientImpact LLC, an e-survey company that was the first “Survey Monkey” for healthcare, empowering outpatient providers with collection of real time patient feedback to help market their clinics, increase patient loyalty, and improve service operations.  Press Ganey acquired PatientImpact in 2009.  Prior to PatientImpact, Patty had success achieving exponential growth with both small and large companies in the healthcare data, analytics and quality space.

Patty has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.