Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Parkland Health & Hospital System
Mr. Roth currently serves as Executive Vice President and General Counsel at Parkland Health & Hospital System (Parkland). Parkland is one of the largest public hospitals in the nation with over 12,000 employees, providing more than 1 million patient visits annually, with a budget of approximately $2.0 billion. He also serves as Chief Counsel for the Parkland Community Health Plan, Inc. (an HMO with approximately 200,000 members and annual revenues in excess of $500 million) and the Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation (a non-profit technology and analytics company that is a leader in its field in developing complex real-time predictive analytics solutions to help care providers deliver safe, effective and timely patient care).
Mr. Roth has over twenty years of experience in health law. Prior to working at Parkland, he worked in the healthcare and corporate transaction sections of a large Texas-based law firm as well as for an HMO based in New York. He has expertise in advising hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers, technology companies, managed care entities, and other healthcare providers on a variety of matters, including business and technology transactions, government reimbursement, HIPAA, electronic medical records, managed care, day-to-day operations, and regulatory and compliance matters. Mr. Roth received his BA in economics at The Pennsylvania State University, his JD at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and his MPH at Harvard University School of Public Health.
Mr. Roth lives in Dallas with his wife Thai-lan and their twelve year old son Adam. He enjoys traveling as well as skiing and fishing with his family. Mr. Roth volunteers as a member of the Board of Directors of the Business Counsel for the Arts, is a Board member of the Dallas Zoo and the Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park, is a mentor for young professionals in the Dallas Regional Chamber’s young professionals program, and occasionally speaks on international adoption topics as well as diversity procurement activities in government legal services. Mr. Roth is a graduate of the Leadership Dallas program, the Leadership Arts Institute program in Dallas, and Texas Hospital Association’s Leadership Fellows program. Mr. Roth was named the 2015 Outstanding In-House Counsel in north Texas by D CEO Magazine and the Association of Corporate Counsel. He was also named as one of north Texas’ 500 most influential business leaders in 2015 and 2016 issues of D CEO’s Dallas 500. In 2017, Parkland’s Legal Affairs Department won the Magna Stella Award for Diversity from the Texas General Counsel Forum.