Legacy ER & Urgent Care has named Keith Miller president where he will provide day-to-day leadership for the company and spearhead its expansion across Texas. Legacy ER & Urgent Care is one of the nation’s first flexible healthcare models to offer both emergency room treatment options and urgent care at one location. With locations in Frisco and Allen, all patients are evaluated and treated by board-certified emergency-trained physicians, prepared to address the needs of all patients. Prior to joining Legacy ER & Urgent Care, Miller successfully managed start-ups and engineered organizational turnarounds. He’s held executive positions at Fleming Foods and… Full Story
Dallas-based national healthcare technology firm Systeem Medical Information Systems has promoted Michael Patrick from Vice President of Operations to President. In this new role, he will provide oversight of key human capital acquisitions, including senior-level sales and product development recruitments. He will also lead strategy and market initiatives as well as enhancement of the organizational business plan. With more than 20 years of technology and technology sales experience, Patrick has led Systeem’s operations since the company’s founding in 2008. During his tenure, he has helped drive the company’s sales efforts, including partnerships with multi-billion dollar organizations.
Genesis Physicians Group, the largest IPA in North Texas, announces the recent promotion of Shilpa Chhadwa, MHA, to ACO Provider Network Performance Director. In this capacity, she will lead a team of quality data analysts as they assist member physicians in reaching quality and performance measures. She brings a diverse medical and clinical background into this new role, having completed her MD from India, with a focus on Diabetes Mellitus. Chhadwa joined Genesis in 2013.
The LaSalle Group, Inc., a national leader in memory care, announces the recent promotion of Christopher Rio to Executive Vice President — Management. In this capacity, he will lead the company’s management division, Constant Care Family Management, as its President, and will participate as a key member of the executive leadership team, focusing on strategic initiatives for the overall company. In this new position, Rio adds responsibility for sales, healthcare, hospice, training, and assisting with the company’s diversification efforts. This is in addition to his responsibility of management operations for LaSalle’s senior living brands, including 36 Autumn Leaves® memory care… Full Story
Methodist Health System announced the selection of Stacy Covitz as Assistant Vice President of External Relations. In this role, Covitz will oversee publications, earned media strategy, and community relations. Covitz began her new role on March 2, 2015. “Methodist Health System is doing an outstanding job of expanding its brand, relationships, and recognition throughout North Texas and beyond,” said Covitz. “I look forward to joining the team and contributing to Methodist’s further growth and success.” Before joining Methodist, Covitz was the marketing program manager for Medical City Dallas Hospital and Medical City Children’s Hospital, where she directed marketing, public relations,… Full Story
CenseoHealth, a leading provider of in-home physician assessments, today announced the appointment of Kevin McNamara as chief executive officer. Kevin will work closely with CenseoHealth’s Co-founder and President, Bales Nelson, to drive strategic growth while further expanding the company’s suite of services to meet growing demand. In conjunction with this appointment, David Brailer will assume the role of chairman of the CenseoHealth board. Founded in 2009, CenseoHealth’s in-home physician visits help improve the quality of care and reduce healthcare costs for Medicare Advantage, Commercial, and Medicaid plan members. CenseoHealth’s services fill a critical role in the healthcare delivery system as demand for… Full Story
USMD Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: USMD), a physician-led integrated healthcare system, announced today that David Tietze, M.D., has joined USMD Affiliated Services. Dr. Tietze specializes in internal medicine and sports medicine and has been added to USMD’s expanding provider base to support the growing healthcare needs of patients in the Arlington community. “I am pleased to welcome Dr. Tietze to USMD,” said Richard Johnston, M.D., chief physician officer and executive vice president of USMD Holdings. “The addition of Dr. Tietze will allow USMD to continue providing each of our patients with the high-quality and personalized care they have come to expect from… Full Story
Methodist Health System Foundation has announced the appointment of Robin Daniels as vice president of development. In this role, Daniels will lead key capital campaigns and work with North Texas leaders to further the mission of Methodist Health System. Daniels joined Methodist Health System in October 2012 as director of community and public relations for Methodist Dallas Medical Center. She quickly assessed the community relations’ needs for the Methodist flagship hospital, working to increase visibility, build patient loyalty, and expand the Methodist brand into new service areas. Recognized for her leadership abilities, progressive thinking, and business development skills, Daniels was… Full Story
José Padilla, JD, has been named general counsel for Lumin Health – a privately owned and operated healthcare enterprise based in Irving, Texas. He previously served as assistant general counsel for Aristocrat Technologies in Las Vegas, Nevada. “I am very pleased to welcome José to the Lumin Health team,” said Dr. Douglas Won, founder and chief executive officer. “José will help further our goals of high performance and integrity, and our patients and staff will benefit from the depth of his expertise. He is joining us at an exciting time as we continue to seek new opportunities for the growth and… Full Story
Broadcast journalist Janet St. James has been named assistant vice president of strategic communications for HCA’s North Texas division. “Janet is the trusted source for consumer health information in Dallas Fort Worth,” says HCA North Texas Division President Erol Akdamar, “She exemplifies HCA North Texas’ commitment to delivering excellence always and will be an ideal complement to our growing communications team.” A 25-year veteran of television journalism, St. James most recently served as senior reporter for WFAA-TV in Dallas for the past 18 years. With a focus on health and medicine, her reporting has been a dependable source for health news and led to changes… Full Story