David has founded three software companies in the HIT space. In 2001, Pfeil created Medi-Gate.net, a database integration tool that was sold to Quest Diagnostics in 2003. In 1997, Pfeil founded Automated Design Concepts (ADC) an Internet e-commerce development firm specializing in healthcare applications including e-prescribing for electronic prescription processing. David sold ADC to Medix Resources in 1999 and became the Chief Operating Officer of Cymedix, the Internet application division of Medix. Prior to that, Pfeil was the founder and President/CEO of Dezine Healthcare Solutions. Under his leadership, Dezine became the home medical equipment (HME) industry's largest supplier of patient management software with thousands of accounts nationwide, including most hospital-based HME suppliers and retail superstores. In 1994 Pfeil sold Dezine to Blue Cross Blue Shield.
More recently, David has spent more than a decade with Quest Diagnostics and Laboratory Corporation of America developing various Informatics solutions for health plans, large physician groups and health systems. Through his work at Arrow Professional Enterprises, David continues to advise and assist in the healthcare information technology space regarding issues such as the development of value based contracts, population health applications and various clinical decision support programs.
David received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Lehigh University and his Masters in Engineering from the University of Minnesota. He is also a favorite speaker at regional and national healthcare conferences. His healthcare articles have appeared in many national trade publications.