John Grotting joined Frazier Healthcare in 2010 as an operating partner, working with the firm’s growth equity team to identify investment opportunities in hospital outsourcing and services. He serves as chairman of the board of Prezio Health and a director at Solis Mammography which are Frazier portfolio companies.

Before joining Frazier Healthcare, from 2004 to 2009 Grotting served as chief executive officer of medical device reprocessor Ascent Healthcare Solutions which was acquired by Stryker Corporation in 2009. Ascent and Grotting were recognized as “Innovator of the Year” at the 2010 private equity Healthcare Innovation Conference.

Prior to Ascent, Grotting served as chairman and CEO of Bridge Medical, Inc., a medical software company focused on eliminating preventable medication, lab specimen and blood transfusion errors in hospitals, which was acquired by AmerisourceBergen in 2003. Prior to Ascent and Bridge, he served in senior executive positions at Minnesota-based Allina Health System and Oregon-based Legacy Health System.

He has served on numerous corporate and community boards, and currently is active on the boards of Vocera, UHS, Essia Health, LifeNexus and Honor Health, and serves as a Regent at St. Olaf College.

Grotting earned a master’s degree in hospital and healthcare management from the University of Minnesota and a bachelor’s degree in economics from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN.

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