Knoxville, Tenn. (PRWEB) September 17, 2009
Michael Guthrie, MD, MBA, Executive in residence and adjunct professor at the University of Colorado Denver and Health Sciences Center, School of Business, Program in Health Administration, was recently named to the advisory board for PerfectServe , a healthcare communications company. The board provides guidance on innovative ways to leverage PerfectServe's physician-contact network serving physician practices and hospitals nationwide.
Guthrie is an executive coach, facilitator, and management consultant. He is a frequent speaker on hospital medical staff relations and physician leadership topics before medical societies and hospital organizations.
Before joining the faculty at the University of Colorado Denver and Health Sciences Center, Guthrie worked at Premier, Inc. While at Premier, he was involved in patient safety programs, Premier Practice Management, Inc., and supply chain solutions pertaining to physician preference value creation and better performers research.
From 1992 to 1996, Guthrie was president and chief executive officer of Good Samaritan Health System, a four hospital system in San Jose, Calif. Guthrie has also worked at Penrose Hospital in various senior medical and administrative positions, including senior vice president and chief operating officer of the three hospital system.
Guthrie received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1972, master's degree in business administration from the University of Colorado in 1985, and bachelor's degree from Amherst College in 1968.
The PerfectServe physician-contact network automatically routes calls and messages to the right doctor, at the right time, in the precise way each physician wishes to be reached. Communication occurs faster, with greater efficiency and safety, because PerfectServe assembles and maintains the communications workflow for every medical staff physician, for every moment of every day. The company currently serves over 12,500 physicians in 150 markets across the U.S. For more information, visit http://www.perfectserve.com.
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