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He grew allscripts into a billion dollar company now he's in -- venture capitalism.
And what is he hot or right now we're talking about -- CEO of allscripts went home and and how about some -- who will.
How hot -- Jeff Flock there whipped up and his latest venture to ignite glass studios in Chicago Jeff.
I'll tell you this is a great one and for those CEOs out there who have been you know it used to boardroom fights and all the rest you wonder what happens after that.
-- -- and what happens after that.
Well you open a glass Studio One of the biggest glass studios in the United States in -- You deal with 2600 degree -- and after that boards don't seem so bad at all I was gonna say we put up the allscripts.
You built all scripts from accompanied by -- what was that.
How basic the company was well we went I left in December about one point four billion in revenues about 7000 employees in just over 200 million dollars in profitability.
I'm looking for your son there and -- -- off to the left there's there's your son walking past there.
Your son told you one day I would drop out of school that I want to be a glass blower.
And you said -- that watched.
Well there wasn't much I could say he's a strong willed guy and like a lot of parents do you responded you try to channel what your kids want to do and that was the case here so he had a vision he wasn't gonna sit behind a desk.
He was gonna go out and do something in his hand so we went to cooking school he's a shaft.
And -- found glass and that's what we want to delve.
I got to ask you about health care.
That's -- Obama care.
Health Care Reform.
Is it gonna make it it's absolutely gonna make it I think everybody in America understands that health -- has to change.
And health -- is becoming more consumer eyes it's becoming more consumer focused more retail patients but consumer.
Consumers that's right our belief especially after -- allscripts is that this is about making health care.
And making health inexperience and everyone wants to have -- we know that but.
Obamacare was the first stages of fixing a process that we all know has broken its first stage first day.
Can you tell us anything about it this is one venture glass blowing you've got -- -- company you've got a solar panel company.
What in the healthcare field can you tell us about your future sure we're focused on doing few things one.
For the 80% of people who spend 20% of the dollars were looking at how you -- Health and health care to those people to make a great experience.
For the 20% of the people who -- 80% of the dollars who were dealing with products issues we're looking at how we provide.
Information enabled services like mobile to make their lives easier it sounds like a new company.
That's a new company come.
-- -- -- Every company -- -- has turned to success and there's tremendous success here in north -- of Chicago.
In a very different industry sometimes you got to shift gears a little bit.
Absolutely -- interview Jeff thank you very much Jeff Flock in Chicago.
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