Nashville, TN (PRWEB) November 19, 2013
PhyMed Healthcare Group, a physician-owned practice management company specializing in anesthesia, pain management and critical care, has elected Eugene Fleming and Barry Straube, MD to its Board of Directors.
“Gene Fleming and Dr. Barry Straube bring extensive healthcare executive leadership and clinical experience to PhyMed, and their expertise will be extremely valuable to our Board and management team,” says Robert A. Martin, PhyMed Chairman and Managing Partner of Excellere Partners.
Fleming currently serves as Executive Chairman for The Rehab Documentation Company and previously was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cogent Healthcare and Executive Chairman of Cogent HMG Corporation. Prior to his tenure with Cogent, Fleming was President and Chief Executive Officer, Surgical Alliance Corporation, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Quorum Health Group, and President, Eastern Group, Hospital Corporation of America. Fleming had served as Chief Executive Officer of three HCA hospitals prior to accepting a senior management role in the company.
“PhyMed is embarking on an ambitious expansion program and I couldn’t be more pleased to be a part of shaping that growth,” says Fleming. “They have a unique business model and excellent medical leadership, which will help them not only navigate but shape the future direction of healthcare,” said Fleming.
Dr. Straube is currently a Director at the Marwood Group, a healthcare advisory and financial services firm based in New York and sits on several healthcare governance boards. Previously he was Chief Medical Officer for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Director of the CMS Office of Clinical Standards and Quality (OCSQ). A graduate of Princeton University and University of Michigan Medical School, Dr. Straube completed an internal medicine residency at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, and a renal fellowship at Tufts University-New England Medical Center in Boston. He is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology and has held leadership roles in hospitals, physician organizations, HMOs, and for several national quality initiatives.
“I look forward to serving as a board member for PhyMed,” says Dr. Straube. “It’s a dynamic organization offering game-changing solutions for personalized, comprehensive care in anesthesia, pain management and critical care. I’m excited about the company’s future.”
About PhyMed Healthcare Group
Based in Nashville, PhyMed Healthcare Group is a physician-owned leader of anesthesia, pain
management and critical care professionals, and is committed to providing focused, proactive and innovative business solutions that foster high-quality, care-centered results. PhyMed Healthcare Group is a trusted partner proudly serving healthcare systems; ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) and office-based anesthesia in multiple states. PhyMed consists of over 350 clinicians including 85 anesthesiologists and 245 CRNAs. To learn more, visit (http://www.PhyMed.com).