Angel Iscovich

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Born (1953-04-07) April 7, 1953 (age 71)

Angel Leonardo Iscovich (born April 7, 1953) is an Argentinian-born author and healthcare executive best known for his work in healthcare staffing solutions and philanthropic endeavors. He has authored a book titled "The Art of Routine[1]," and has made significant contributions in medical and strategic advisory roles. Currently residing in Santa Barbara, California, Iscovich has been noted for his work in various well-known publications, such as Forbes, Entrepreneur[2], and Medium.

Early life and education

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to parents Joseph Wilson and Eva Wilson, Iscovich moved to the United States, where he attended Fairfax High School in Los Angeles, California. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington, and later attended the University of California San Francisco Medical School. He is the sibling of Mario Iscovich, a notable film producer.


Medical Career

Iscovich's medical career boasts numerous publications, including works on streptococcal sepsis, sudden cardiac death, and submental injection of naloxone. His medical resume can be found on Doximity.

He served as the EMS Medical Director for Santa Barbara County, California, and as a Commissioner for the California EMS Commission. He was also the Medical Director for the Montecito Fire District.

Business and Advisory Roles

In business, Iscovich has taken up several leadership positions. He was the Chief Executive Officer of the Qualitas Group of Envision Healthcare, where he developed the healthcare workforce. His work involved the acquisition of Vista Staffing Solutions and the merger of Qualitas Staffing and Telemedicine Companies.

He also served as the Chief Executive Officer of Envision's largest division, spanning from Missouri to Hawaii. His expertise lies in physician management, healthcare finance, healthcare technology, organizational development, and mergers & acquisitions.

Iscovich is currently the CEO of Inflexion LLC, a consulting and advisory company. He has also served as an advisor to DASH Systems, InTouch Health (a telemedicine company acquired by TeleDoc), and Health Magnet.

Furthermore, he serves on the Board of Directors for Potentia Analytics, Office Works, and Clarity Squared, and as a Strategic Advisor for Dash Systems and Health Magnet.


Iscovich has been actively involved in several philanthropic endeavors. He served as Chair Emeritus of Direct Relief, a globally recognized charity providing humanitarian relief. He also served as the President of the St. Francis Hospital Foundation and as a National Faculty member for the American Heart Association.

In addition, he is a member of several boards, including the Alzheimer’s Association Central Coast, Catholic Healthcare West (Dignity Health) Central Coast Board, Cottage Health Care, and the World Telehealth Initiative. He is a trustee for the Santa Barbara Foundation and a strategic advisor for Unite to Light.

Publications and Media

In 2021, Iscovich published a book titled "The Art of Routine" with Sky Horse Publishing[3]. He also writes a column for Voice Magazine called "Routine Life".[4]

He has been referenced in a number of well-known publications, including Forbes[5], Entrepreneur, and Medium. Iscovich also features in multiple podcasts.

Medical Publications

Dr. Iscovich's publications have made significant contributions to medical literature, particularly in the field of emergency medicine. Key publications include:

"Streptococcal sepsis and death caused by empyema." (co-authored with A. Salvucci), published in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 1986.[6]

"Sudden cardiac death due to hypoglycemia.", published in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 1983.[7]

"Submental injection of naloxone." (co-authored with A.A. Salvucci and M. Eckstein), published in Annals of Emergency Medicine, 1995.[8]

These publications have contributed to a greater understanding of critical conditions in emergency medicine, ranging from the impacts of sepsis and hypoglycemia to novel treatment methods for opioid overdose.

Personal Life

Angel L. Iscovich currently resides in Santa Barbara, California.


  1. MD, Angel Iscovich; Garner, Joe; Ashley, Michael (2021-06-01). The Art of Routine: Discover How Routineology Can Transform Your Life. Skyhorse. ISBN 978-1-5107-6455-2.
  2. Ashley, Michael (2019-08-14). "5 Lessons From the ER That Could Help Save Your Company During a Crisis". Entrepreneur. Retrieved 2023-06-17.
  3. "The Art of Routine". Talos Press. Retrieved 2023-06-17.
  4. "VOICE Magazine: February 25, 2022 by Voice Magazine / CASA - Issuu". 2022-02-24. Retrieved 2023-06-17.
  5. Ashley, Michael. "Will Artificial Intelligence Soon Tell Us How To Live?". Forbes. Retrieved 2023-06-17.
  6. Iscovich, A. L.; Salvucci, A. A. (January 1986). "Streptococcal sepsis and death caused by empyema". The American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 4 (1): 28–30. doi:10.1016/0735-6757(86)90246-9. ISSN 0735-6757. PMID 3947430.
  7. Iscovich, A. L. (July 1983). "Sudden cardiac death due to hypoglycemia". The American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 1 (1): 28–29. doi:10.1016/0735-6757(83)90034-7. ISSN 0735-6757. PMID 6097274.
  8. Salvucci, A. A.; Eckstein, M.; Iscovich, A. L. (May 1995). "Submental injection of naloxone". Annals of Emergency Medicine. 25 (5): 719–720. doi:10.1016/s0196-0644(95)70192-3. ISSN 0196-0644. PMID 7741359.

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