LifeWave Biomedical Team

Brett McClung

Brett McClung, FACHE

Chief Commerical Officer

Brett McClung holds over 30 years experience in senior leadership positions in leading healthcare institutions. He will lead LifeWave’s commercial development with an emphasis on initiatives in value-based care with integrated delivery networks that have large heart failure patient populations. Throughout Brett’s career, at Baptist Health and Texas Health Resources, he has demonstrated leadership in transforming traditional care models to value-based care. At LifeWave he will work closely with healthcare institutions to develop value-based care models in heart failure patient management that  improve patient outcomes and reduce economic care burdens. He will be responsible for developing value-based care partnerships and contracts. 

Brett is the former President & CEO of Baptist Health, a $2B integrated healthcare system with over 200 locations in Florida. In Brett’s tenure at Baptist Health, he was instrumental in bringing numerous innovations to their care model, as well as increasing market presence in value-based contracts to 75,000 covered lives with cumulative savings of over $50 million (ranked #20 out of 476 ACOs).

Previous to Baptist Health, Brett was a Chief Operations Leader at Texas Health Resources, a $5B integrated healthcare system with over 350 locations in north Texas. He transformed organizational culture from a traditional delivery model into a value-based model collaborating and clinically integrating across the care continuum with the Southwestern Health Resources Network,Texas Health Aetna, NextGen, Medicare Advantage, and other ACOs for full and partial risk bearing plans, to serve over 400,000 managed lives.

He is a principal of Stark Advising, LLC, where he serves as an advisor to and board member for venture and private equity backed healthcare endeavors.

He has been a speaker for industry, academics, national media and the Global Health Summit in Brussels. He is a Marshall Memorial Leadership Fellow, representing the United States in advancing transatlantic relationships and also a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Brett is a 2022 Stanford DCI Fellow and an alumnus of the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania. He has an MS in healthcare administration from Trinity University, where he is chair of the department’s Advisory Council on curriculum, and has a BA in Business from Southwestern University.