Ryan Van Loan is a Research Development Manager for the Center for Clinical Innovation (CCI). As a Research Development Manager, Ryan focuses on implementing innovation and research throughout Geisinger by managing the administrative, operational, and technical facets of his projects in the CCI portfolio which have ranged from epidemiological research to clinician-facing population health and FHIR-enabled point of care applications to patient-facing 365-days-a-year, mobile applications.
Ryan sought out a career in the non-profit healthcare space after serving six years in the United States Army National Guard as a Non-Commissioned Officer (Sergeant, E-5) with a combat deployment to Afghanistan and his focus has been on finding roles that allow him to leverage his skillset to improve patient care, health, and outcomes through innovation and research here at Geisinger. His work has spanned a broad spectrum with nearly nine years’ experience in leading teams focused on solving patients’ and clinicians’ needs through health information technology and research and application development.
In addition to his project-specific work, Ryan has experience in funding and administration: managing multi-million dollar portfolios; commercial and stakeholder relations: presenting applications to the C-suite of U.S. Market at Merck Pharmaceuticals, xG Health Solutions, Orion Health and many others; and dissemination: as a lead author on scientific abstracts presented at national conferences with publications in the Journal of Managed Care and Specialty Pharmacy, American Journal of Managed Care, and Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews. Finally, Ryan has been a repeat guest lecturer at Pennsylvania State University’s Master of Health Administration Graduate Program.