A former healthcare executive at the University of Miami Health System and Miller School of Medicine, Melnyck is the founder of personal development blog, Prime Your Pump.com, where he has written hundreds of articles in the self-improvement arena. The blog covers a wide breadth of topics and discusses them in entertaining ways that can easily be made actionable to improve people’s lives.
At UHealth, he served as both chief administrator for the health system as Assistant Vice President for Medical Affairs and directed the system’s process improvement and project management office as Executive Director of Process Improvement.
Rick is a Six Sigma Master Black Belt and the co-author of A Guide to Six Sigma and Process Improvement for Practitioners and Students published in 2015 by Pearson Financial Times Press. He has taught process improvement in both the School of Business and the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami. Rick has consulted on quality, productivity, and related matters with many organizations. A native of Ontario, Canada, he received his MS in Management Science (2008), MBA (2002), and MS in Computer Information Systems (2002) from the University of Miami.