About Me

Rick Cancelliere is a nationally recognized, award-winning entrepreneur with expertise in healthcare technology. Rick loves to build technology that saves lives. Rick launched Treatspace in 2012 with this goal in mind. The company has continued to grow steadily since 2012. In November 2014, at the Global Action Summit in Nashville, Tennessee, Treatspace received a $1 million Innovation Award for the impact the software has on medical practices and patients.

Treatspace builds life-saving health networks for medical practices and hospitals. Through its unique software solutions, Treatspace is able to optimize care coordination and referral management for quality and cost minded medical practices. By creating meaningful connections between patients and physicians, Treatspace improves the health of its communities.

The Small Business Association named Rick Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2006 for consistently propelling medical clients into lead roles within their categories. His medical design firm was repeatedly ranked amongst Pittsburgh's top advertising and web design firms. In 2009, Rick launched Nerve Medical, a technology agency specializing in medical startups. Working with co-founders at Carnegie Mellon Project Olympus, Treatspace launched in 2012 with Rick as its CEO.

Contact Information
Contact Information
  • Phone: (800) 691-6378 Call
Skills
Specialities
  • Entrepreneur
Sub-Specialities
  • Design
  • Healthcare Technology
  • Software Development
Areas Of Expertise
  • Health Technology
    15 + years
  • Interaction Design
    15 + years
  • Creative Direction
    10 + years
  • Medical Marketing
    10 + years
Clinical Focuses
  • User Experience
  • User Interface
  • Usability
Languages
  • English
  • Spanglish
Education & Training
Education
  • University of Pittsburgh
    Bachelor of Science, Finance and Marketing
Training
  • Designing the Service Experience
    Carnegie Mellon University
    2007 - 2007
  • People Centered Design
    Rocky Mountain College of Design
    2007 - 2007
Work Experience
Work Experiences
  • Founder & CEO
    Treatspace
    2012-Present
  • President & Creative Director
    Nerve Medical
    2009-2013
Certifications
Advanced Training Certifications
  • VA Privacy and Information Security Awareness and Rules of Behavior Training
    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
    2013
  • VA Human Subjects Protection and Good Clinical Practices
    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
    2013
  • Privacy and HIPAA Training
    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
    2013
Affiliations
Professional Affiliations
  • Founder
    Health 2.0 Pittsburgh
  • Founder
    NextEntree.com
  • Co-Founder
    University of Pittsburgh Entrepreneurs Society
  • Founder
    Big Idea Competition, University of Pittsburgh
  • Member
    The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) Pittsburgh
  • Member
    Pittsburgh Technology Council
  • Member
    American Institute of Graphic Arts
Awards & Honors
Awards & Honors
  • Global Action Platform $1M Innovation Investment Award
    Global Action Challenge, Nashville, TN
    2014
  • PInCh, Pitt Innovation Challenge
    Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor for the Health Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
    2014
  • AlphaLab Accelerator Program
    Innovation Works
    2012
  • First Place Award Recipient
    Startup Weekend Pittsburgh
    2012
  • Project Olympus Probe
    Carnegie Mellon University
    2011
  • Young Entrepreneur of the Year
    Small Business Administration
    2006
Publications
Publications
  • The Advocate Way
    January 2009