IPC The Hospitalist Company Names New Executive Director for Tennessee

IPC The Hospitalist Company Names New Executive Director for Tennessee

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(Nasdaq: ) announced today that it has appointed David Roe to the position of Executive Director for the Company’s Northeast Tennessee/Southwest Virginia region. In his new role, Roe will be in charge of operations throughout the region in both acute and post-acute care facilities. He will be responsible for delivering on IPC’s ongoing commitment to align the Company’s providers with the operational goals of the facilities, while delivering high quality and cost-effective care to their patients. Roe will report to Glenn Appelbaum, IPC’s Senior Vice President for Operations.

R. Jeffrey Taylor, IPC’s president and COO, commented, “IPC has enjoyed a strong and well-earned reputation in the Tennessee market with nearly ten years of dedicated quality hospitalist service. Under David’s leadership we anticipate the expansion of our presence in the region. We believe that David’s depth of knowledge, combined with his track record in healthcare management, will enable IPC to deliver on our commitment to constantly add value to our hospital and post-acute care facility partners throughout the region.”

“We believe that David’s experience in operations management and his knowledge of the region is an excellent fit for IPC and its partner facilities,” added Appelbaum. “With David in his new position we will have in place the needed leadership to support a larger presence as we continue to grow in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. We welcome David to this new position and look forward to his contributions as a senior member of our operations team.”

Roe joins IPC from his most recent position as Executive Director of THS Physician Partners, a subsidiary of Thomas Health System located in Charleston, West Virginia. Prior to that position, Roe served in a variety of management positions with Johnson City, Tennessee-based Mountain States Health Alliance. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Milligan College and completed his MBA at Vanderbilt University.

IPC The Hospitalist Company, Inc. (Nasdaq: IPCM) is a leading physician group practice company focused on the delivery of hospitalist medicine and related facility-based services. IPC’s physicians and affiliated providers practice in over 350 hospitals and 800 post-acute care facilities in 28 states. The Company offers its 1,400 dedicated clinicians the comprehensive training, information technology, and management support systems necessary to improve the quality and reduce the cost of patient care in the facilities it serves. For more information, visit the IPC website at .

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