Biography

John W. Cline

STX Healthcare Management Services, Inc.

ADSO Executive Committee Member/STX Healthcare Management Services, Inc. Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Cline has served as CEO of STX Healthcare Management Services since its founding in 2009.   STX is a dental practice management company which provides dental support services to dental offices located primarily in underserved communities.   STX currently provides management services to 37 dental offices in Texas (South Texas Dental – www.SouthTexasDental.com) and 6 dental offices in Alabama (Vital Smiles – www.VitalSmiles.com).

Mr. Cline was previously CEO of Community Hospices of America (CHA), a company he founded (as Wellspring HospiceCare) in 2002.  In 2006, CHA was acquired by Hospice Compassus.  Mr. Cline served as President, Business Development and Chief Compliance Officer of Hospice Compassus from December 2006 until joining STX.

Mr. Cline was also President and COO of Electronic Healthcare Systems, Inc. (EHS), a developer of integrated clinical and financial systems for physician organizations and was CEO and co-founder of Viva Heath, Inc., an HMO   Mr. Cline also spent 4 years with Deloitte and Touche in Atlanta as an accountant and consultant.

Mr. Cline holds a BS degree in Accounting from the University of Alabama and an MBA from the University of North Carolina.  Mr. Cline is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Compliance Executive (CCE).