For twenty-five years, Mr. Bice served as a top level executive at leading academic medical centers and multi-state health systems, including the Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI; University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA; and Lutheran Health Systems, Fargo, ND. Additionally, Mr. Bice has had extensive consultancy experience with Marsh & McLennan, a global financial services company, helping healthcare clients identify and manage business risk. In this capacity, he has had international, as well as national clients. Beginning in 2010, he designed and launched a new, totally online graduate program in Health Informatics at Kent State University.
He has lectured widely on corporate culture, and has taught University courses in health informatics, digital health technologies, health care policy, leadership ethics, and human resource management.
Mr. Bice has served on numerous state and national organizations, and on editorial boards of national journals. Mr. Bice served as a W. K. Kellogg Foundation Fellow from 1980-1983, in addition to his management duties.
He served as Executive-in-Residence and Acting Chair of the Department of Health Services Administration at the University of Florida from 1994-1995. And, from 2004-2005, he was the Department’s Program Director for Executive Education. In 1995, 2005, and again in 2009, he received the Department’s Excellence in Teaching Award. In 2013, he was honored as “The Friend of the Year” by the School of Library and Information Science at Kent State.
Currently, Mr. Bice serves on the following Tampa Bay community boards: St. Petersburg Free Clinic, Moffitt Cancer Center, and the Bon Secours St. Petersburg Health System.
He obtained his B.A. degree in Political Science from Binghamton University in 1968, and a Master of Health Administration degree from the University of Michigan in 1970.