Richard Wertz, M.D., founded electronic publishing company
Richard Wertz, M.D. (SGPA ’66), of Sacramento, California, founded Digital Diagnostics, Inc. (DDI), an electronic publishing company. DDI produced a real estate information product called MetroScan that was acquired in 1990 by Transamerica Corporation. DDI was subsequently renamed HealthCare Information Services, Inc. and produced medical CD-ROM products. HIS was acquired by Lippincott-Raven Publishers (LRP) in 1995. Dr. Wertz remained with LRP as a consultant.
Dr. Wertz has served on the board of directors of Clean Energy Systems, Inc., since its inception and was its interim CEO from 2001 to 2002.