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Contributors include administrators, providers, nurses, consultants, and others who are working on the front lines to create better care for patients. See who the writers are behind the blog articles and how their background and experience have shaped the narrative behind patient care.

Hartwell Lin
Hartwell Lin MD
MD
Board Member
Wade C. Fox
Wade C. Fox DO
DO
Board Member
Theo Koury
Theo Koury MD
MD
President
Denise Brown
Denise Brown MD
MD
Chief Growth Officer
Imamu Tomlinson
Imamu Tomlinson MD, MBA
MD, MBA
Chief Executive Officer
Anne Bruce
Anne Bruce
Author and Leadership Consultant
Esther Choo, MD, MPH
Esther Choo MD, MPH
MD, MPH
Executive Director
Swati Mehta, MD
Swati Mehta MD
MD
Director of Quality and Performance
Shahla Moghbel, DO
Shahla Moghbel DO
DO
Brooke West Vituity Director of Provider Enrollment
Brooke West
Director of Provider Enrollment
William T. Choctaw, MD, JD, CSSBB
William T. Choctaw MD, JD, CSSBB
MD, JD, CSSBB
Physician Advisor, The Joint Commission Center for Transforming Health Care
Dylan Carney, MD, MPH
Dylan Carney MD, MPH
MD, MPH
MAT Program Director
Alicia Kurtz, MD
Alicia Mikolaycik Kurtz MD
MD
Assistant Medical Director
Nicole Franks, MD
Nicole Franks MD
MD
Chief Quality Officer
vituity, sumter armstrong
Sumter Armstrong MHA
MHA
Vice President of Business Development
Vituity, Scott Bradford
Scott Bradford
Senior Medical Recruiter
Vituity, Rodney Koenig
Rodney Koenig
Director of Recruiting and Retention, Advanced Providers
Vituity, Amandeep Kaur
Amandeep Kaur
Associate Program Manager, Post-Acute Care
vituity, mercy san juan medical center
Mercy San Juan Medical Center
vituity, sharp chula vista medical center
Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center
carol kong darden, vituity, senior quality program manager
Carol Kong Darden MPH
MPH
Senior Quality Program Manager
philip clarkson vituity
Philip Clarkson MD, MSc
MD, MSc
Hospitalist, Sonora Regional Medical Center
Vituity, Nathan Sutton
Nathan Sutton
Data Scientist, MedAmerica Data Services
Vituity, Rochelle Rock
Rochelle Rock MD
MD
Emergency Physician, Sutter Delta Medical Center
Pamela Allen, RN, MSN, CEN
Pamela Allen RN, MSN, CEN
RN, MSN, CEN
Director of Emergency Services
Brian Stinnett, PA-C
Brian Stinnett PA-C
PA-C
Advanced Provider Lead
Emily Wang Zahn
Emily Wang Zahn JD
JD
Vice President of Compliance, Vituity Compliance Officer
Dipti Patel-Misra
Dipti Patel-Misra
Chief Data and Analytics Officer, MedAmerica Data Services
Zachary Tebb
Zachary Tebb MD
MD
ED Medical Director, St. Anthony's Medical Center
Yafa Minazad
Yafa Minazad DO
DO
Vice President of Operations, Acute Neurology
William Mostow
William Mostow MD, FACEP
MD, FACEP
Medical Director
Wesley Fields
Wesley Fields MD, FACEP
MD, FACEP
Emergency Physician, Board Member
Wesley Curry
Wesley Curry MD, FACEP
MD, FACEP
President and CEO
Vanessa Calderón
Vanessa Calderón MD, MPP
MD, MPP
Emergency Physician
Vamshidher Gankidi
Vamshidher Gankidi MBBS, MPH
MBBS, MPH
Healthcare Data Analyst
True McMahan
True McMahan MD
MD
Trish Jones
Trish Jones MD
MD
Medical Director, Mount Carmel St. Ann's
Tom Chambers
Tom Chambers PA-C, MBA
PA-C, MBA
PA/NP Site Lead, Sutter Roseville Medical Center
Timothy Shortnacy
Timothy Shortnacy PA-C
PA-C
Physician Assistant, Kaweah Delta Health Care District
Tim Wagner
Tim Wagner BSIE, PMP
BSIE, PMP
Director of Business Strategy Implementation
Tiffany Hackett
Tiffany Hackett MD, MBA
MD, MBA
Director of Leadership Development
Thomas Sugarman
Thomas Sugarman MD, FACEP, FAAEM
MD, FACEP, FAAEM
Senior Director of Government Affairs
Tom Lukaszczyk
Tom Lukaszczyk MD
MD
Vice President of Operations, Emergency Medicine
Theresa Brodeur
Theresa Brodeur PA-C
PA-C
Physician Assistant, Memorial Medical Center - Modesto
TeeJay Rull
TeeJay Rull PA-C
PA-C
Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant, Palomar Medical Center
Ted Schwab
Ted Schwab
Partner
Ted Kloth
Ted Kloth MD, FACEP
MD, FACEP
Chief Business Officer
Surinder Yadav
Surinder Yadav MD
MD
Vice President of Operations, Hospital Medicine
Steven Zahn
Steven Zahn MD
MD
Board Member
Steven Larsen
Steven Larsen MD
MD
Stacie Solt
Stacie Solt MD
MD
Emergency Physician, San Mateo Medical Center
St. Louise Regional Hospital Emergency Department
St. Louise Regional Hospital Emergency Department
Sofia Khan
Sofia Khan MD
MD
EM Medical Director, DeKalb Medical Center
Shirley Fayson-Miles
Shirley Fayson-Miles RN, MBA
RN, MBA
Nurse Manager, Palomar Medical Center Poway
Shawn Lucas
Shawn Lucas MD
MD
Board Member
Shauna Conry
Shauna Conry MD
MD
Director of Palliative Care Program
Shaun Partlow
Shaun Partlow PA-C
PA-C
Director of PA/NP Learning & Development
Shale Imeson
Shale Imeson MD
MD
Anesthesia Medical Director, Lodi Memorial Hospital
Seth Thomas
Seth Thomas MD
MD
Director of Quality and Performance
Sergio Hernandez
Sergio Hernandez MD
MD
ED Medical Director, St. Vincent Medical Center
Scott Zeller
Scott Zeller MD
MD
Vice President of Operations, Acute Psychiatry
Scott Whitlow
Scott Whitlow DO, FAAEM
DO, FAAEM
ED Medical Director and Academic Chair, Kaweah Delta Medical Center
Scott Samlan, MD
Scott Samlan MD
MD
Regional Director
Scott Lopata
Scott Lopata MD
MD
Regional Director
Savoy Brummer
Savoy Brummer MD
MD
Board Member
Saral Patel
Saral Patel CAA
CAA
Certified Anesthesiologist Assistant, Providence Hospital
Sarah Maurer
Sarah Maurer
Managing Editor, Perspectives on the Acute Care Continuum
Sanjeev Gupta
Sanjeev Gupta MS
MS
Member, Board of Directors
Samit Desai
Samit Desai MD
MD
Emergency Physician, St. Agnes Healthcare
Sam Jones
Sam Jones RN, BSN
RN, BSN
Director of Emergency Services
Sabiha Pasha
Sabiha Pasha MD
MD
Medical Director
Ryan Shanahan
Ryan Shanahan MD
MD
Emergency Physician, St. John's Regional Medical Center
Ryan Johnston
Ryan Johnston DO
DO
HM Medical Director, Sonora Regional Medical Center
Ronald A. Floyd
Ronald A. Floyd PharmD, MS
PharmD, MS
Pharmacist
Rodolfo "Rudy" Zaragoza
Rodolfo "Rudy" Zaragoza MD
MD
Vice President of Transformational Care
Robert Barandica
Robert Barandica MD
MD
ED Medical Director, Doctors Medical Center of Modesto
Robert Andalon
Robert Andalon
Medical Scribe, Redlands Community Hospital
Rob Hamilton
Rob Hamilton MD, FAAEM
MD, FAAEM
Regional Director
Rick Newell
Rick Newell MD, MPH
MD, MPH
Chief Transformation Officer
Reza Vaezazizi
Reza Vaezazizi MD, FACEP
MD, FACEP
Emergency Department Medical Director, Rancho Springs Medical Center
Ren Vitkovitsky
Ren Vitkovitsky MD
MD
Regional Director
Rachel Berros
Rachel Berros PA-C
PA-C
Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant, Saint Agnes Hospital
R. Myles Riner
R. Myles Riner MD, FACEP
MD, FACEP
Partner Emeritus
Providence Holy Cross Medical Center
Providence Holy Cross Medical Center
Prentice Tom
Prentice Tom MD
MD
Chief Innovation Officer and Executive Vice President of Medical Affairs
Pomerado Hospital
Palomar Medical Center Poway
Po Huang
Po Huang MD
MD
Emergency Physician, Saint Alphonsus Health System
Phillip Silverstein
Phillip Silverstein MD
MD
Assistant Medical Director
Peter Sharp
Peter Sharp
Scribe, Doctors Medical Center Modesto
Peter Nosé, MD
Peter Nosé MD
MD
Director of Operations, Anesthesia
Penny Miller
Penny Miller RN, MSN, FNP
RN, MSN, FNP
Emergency Medicine Nurse Practitioner, Methodist Hospital of Sacramento
Patti Papeleux
Patti Papeleux
Chief Operating Officer
Patrick Green
Patrick Green
Executive Director of Heart and Vascular Services
Pascal Crosley
Pascal Crosley DO
DO
Vice President of Practice Development
Pamela McCord
Pamela McCord BSN, MBA
BSN, MBA
Practice Management Consultant
Palomar Health
Palomar Health
Northwest Community Hospital
Northwest Community Hospital
Nathan Kuppermann
Nathan Kuppermann MD, MPH
MD, MPH
Professor, Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics
Nic Curry
Nic Curry
Project Analyst, Healthcare Analysis
Natalie Schmitz
Natalie Schmitz PA-C, MBA
PA-C, MBA
Physician Assistant, Palomar Health
Nancy Carlson
Nancy Carlson RN, MBA
RN, MBA
Practice Management Consultant
Moli Steinart
Moli Steinart
Executive Director
Michael Harrington
Michael Harrington
CEO, Practice Management
Michael Sequeira
Michael Sequeira MD, FACEP
MD, FACEP
Director of Quality and Performance for Risk
Michael Paige
Michael Paige MD
MD
Director of Business Development
Michael Mesisca
Michael Mesisca DO
DO
ED Medical Director, Moreno Valley Medical Center
Michael L. Harrington
Michael L. Harrington MBA, MA
MBA, MA
Michael Aratow
Michael Aratow MD
MD
Melissa Nuñez
Melissa Nuñez
Recruiting Outreach Manager
Melissa Maranda
Melissa Maranda MBA, PHR
MBA, PHR
Practice Management Consultant
Maulik Shah
Maulik Shah MD
MD
Hospitalist, Adventist Health Central Valley Network
Matthew Stilson
Matthew Stilson MD
MD
Vice President of Operations, Emergency Medicine
Matthew Keane
Matthew Keane PA-C
PA-C
PA/NP Site Lead
Matt Sartain
Matt Sartain MBA
MBA
Director of Healthcare Consulting
Martin Ogle
Martin Ogle MD, FACEP
MD, FACEP
Vice President, Operations
Marlene Vermeer
Marlene Vermeer RN, BAN, CEN
RN, BAN, CEN
Emergency Department Chair, Emergency Department Council
Marlene Chism
Marlene Chism
Consultant, corporate speaker and author
Mark Talavera
Mark Talavera MD
MD
Mark Spiro
Mark Spiro MD, FACEP
MD, FACEP
Former president
Marie Dempster
Marie Dempster RN
RN
Emergency Department Director, Rancho Springs Medical Center
Margalit Gur-Arie
Margalit Gur-Arie
Founder
Marc Taub
Marc Taub MD, FACEP
MD, FACEP
Lynda Francis
Lynda Francis NP
NP
ED Nurse Practitioner, Saint Agnes Medical Center
Luke Rawlings
Luke Rawlings MD, MHS
MD, MHS
EM Fellowship Director, Mercy Medical Center Redding
Luke Morris
Luke Morris DO
DO
ED Medical Director, Saint Alphonsus Health System
Lori Winston
Lori Winston MD
MD
Director of Academic Affairs
Lisa Bornmann
Lisa Bornmann PA-C
PA-C
PA/NP Site Lead
Linda Herman
Linda Herman MD
MD
Emergency Medicine Residency Program Director, Kaweah Delta Health Care District
Laura Turk
Laura Turk NP
NP
EM Nurse Practitioner, Mercy Medical Center Roseburg
Kunal Sukhija
Kunal Sukhija MD
MD
Emergency Physician, Kaweah Delta Health Care District
Kristin Gershfield
Kristin Gershfield MD
MD
HM Medical Director, Sequoia Hospital
Kim Schwab
Kim Schwab PharmD, BCPS
PharmD, BCPS
Pharmacist
Kevin Riggs
Kevin Riggs PA-C
PA-C
Regional Lead PA
Kevin Kruse
Kevin Kruse
Kenny Paolinelli
Kenny Paolinelli
Scribe
Kendrick Johnson
Kendrick Johnson MD
MD
Emergency Medicine Physician Partner
Katie Hesse
Katie Hesse RN, MSN, NP
RN, MSN, NP
Director Emergency Services
Kathleen Van Slyke
Kathleen Van Slyke RN, MSN
RN, MSN
Practice Management Consultant
Katherine Ahern
Katherine Ahern MIMS
MIMS
Karrar H. Ali
Karrar H. Ali DO, MPH
DO, MPH
Karen Sharp
Karen Sharp RN, MSN
RN, MSN
Director of Emergency Services
Kabir Yousuf
Kabir Yousuf MD
MD
Cardiologist, Maryland Cardiovascular Specialists
K. Sue Hoyt
K. Sue Hoyt PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CEN, FAEN, FAANP, FAAN
PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CEN, FAEN, FAANP, FAAN
Owner
Julia Lyall
Julia Lyall RN
RN
Patient Experience & Cultural Integration
Juan Reynoso, Jr.
Juan Reynoso, Jr. MD
MD
Regional Director
Joshua Tamayo-Sarver, MD, PhD
Joshua Tamayo-Sarver MD, PhD
MD, PhD
Vice President of Informatics
Joshua Niebruegge
Joshua Niebruegge MD
MD
Medical Director, Memorial Hospital
Joshua Bobko
Joshua Bobko MD, FAAEM
MD, FAAEM
Director, First Care Provider
Josh Sheridan
Josh Sheridan MD, MS
MD, MS
Medical Director
Joseph Ginejko
Joseph Ginejko DO
DO
Regional Director
Joseph Chiang
Joseph Chiang MD
MD
Medical Director of Emergency Medicine, San Joaquin General Hospital
Jon Falck
Jon Falck MD
MD
ED Medical Director, Saint Agnes Hospital
Jon Brummond
Jon Brummond PA-C, MS
PA-C, MS
John G. Holstein
John G. Holstein
Director
John Fredericks
John Fredericks MD
MD
Regional Director
John C. Leal
John C. Leal RN
RN
Nurse Manager
Jim Strafford
Jim Strafford CEDC, MCS-P
CEDC, MCS-P
Principal
Jim Dietz
Jim Dietz MD
MD
Medical Director, Marin General Hospital ED
Jennifer Munkner
Jennifer Munkner MBA
MBA
Chief Talent Officer
Jennifer Heil
Jennifer Heil MHA, CPMSM, CPCS
MHA, CPMSM, CPCS
Director of Credentialing and Physician Enrollment
Jennifer Flesher
Jennifer Flesher
Scribe, St. Bernardine Medical Center
Jeffrey Tsai
Jeffrey Tsai MD
MD
Regional Director
Jeffrey Frank
Jeffrey Frank MD, MBA
MD, MBA
Director of Quality and Performance – Hospital Medicine
Jeffery J. Leinen
Jeffery J. Leinen MD, FACEP
MD, FACEP
Jeff Bass
Jeff Bass MD
MD
Regional Director
Jeff Axten
Jeff Axten PA-C
PA-C
Physician Assistant, Mercy General Hospital and Methodist Hospital of Sacramento
Jed Grant
Jed Grant PA-C
PA-C
Physician Assistant
Jason Ruben
Jason Ruben MD
MD
Scribe Program Director
Janet Young
Janet Young MD
MD
Vice President of Operations, Emergency Medicine
James Kim
James Kim MD
MD
Medical Director
Ian Butler
Ian Butler MD
MD
Director of Quality and Performance - Critical Care Medicine
Humayun Tufail, MD
Humayun Tufail MD
MD
Medical Director
Hubert Wong
Hubert Wong MD
MD
Howard Mell
Howard Mell MD, MPH
MD, MPH
Emergency Physician, Presence Resurrection Medical Center
Hayley Wardrop
Hayley Wardrop RN, MSN
RN, MSN
Registered Nurse
Gurvinder Kaur
Gurvinder Kaur MD
MD
Board Member
Gregg Miller
Gregg Miller MD
MD
Chief Medical Officer
Greg Stratmann
Greg Stratmann MD
MD
Anesthesiologist
Grace Siekman
Grace Siekman PA-C
PA-C
PA/NP Site Lead
Glen Grayman
Glen Grayman MD
MD
Chief Population Health Officer & Regional Medical Director
Gillian Dargan
Gillian Dargan RN, MSN
RN, MSN
Practice Management Consultant
George Stapleton
George Stapleton MD
MD
Emergency Physician, St. Mary's General Hospital
George Oldham
George Oldham MD
MD
ED Medical Director, Sequoia Hospital
Gary Li
Gary Li MD
MD
Regional Director
Gail Silver
Gail Silver MD
MD
Associate Vice President of Ambulatory and Urgent Care Practice
Gabriella Maestas
Gabriella Maestas CPA
CPA
Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
Fred Wu
Fred Wu MHS, PA-C
MHS, PA-C
PA/NP Site Lead, Kaweah Delta Medical Center Emergency Department
FeminEM Staff
FeminEM Staff
Eve Traill
Eve Traill PA-C
PA-C
EM Physician Assistant, Mercy Medical Center Roseburg
Evan Houck, DO
Evan Houck DO
DO
ED Medical Director
Eva Goodroe
Eva Goodroe
Manager, Strategic Recruiting Programs
Erik Egsieker
Erik Egsieker MD
MD
ED Medical Director, Adventist Medical Center Portland
Ellis Weeker
Ellis Weeker MD, FACEP
MD, FACEP
Elizabeth O'Connor
Elizabeth O'Connor PA-C
PA-C
Physician Assistant, John Muir Medical Center - Walnut Creek
El Camino Hospital
El Camino Hospital
Efren Grospe
Efren Grospe RN, BSN, CEN
RN, BSN, CEN
Emergency Department Manager
Edward Pillar
Edward Pillar DO
DO
Director of Quality and Performance – Patient Experience
Edward Lew
Edward Lew MD
MD
Emergency Physician, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
Dries Van Dyk
Dries Van Dyk DO
DO
Emergency Medicine Resident
Drew Fuller
Drew Fuller MD, MPH, FACEP
MD, MPH, FACEP
Director of Safety Innovation
Douglas Brosnan
Douglas Brosnan MD, JD
MD, JD
Director of Provider Relations
Donna Brackley
Donna Brackley RN, MSN,MA, NEA-BC
RN, MSN,MA, NEA-BC
Senior Vice President, Patient Care Services
Dolly Hinshaw
Dolly Hinshaw
Consultant, Training Design Expert
Do Kim
Do Kim MBA
MBA
Practice Management Consultant
Dianna Booher
Dianna Booher
Author, Speaker, Consultant, and Trainer
Diana Goodwine
Diana Goodwine MD
MD
Chair, Clinical Education Committee
Diana Damron
Diana Damron
Professional Speaker, Trainer, Writer, Civility Expert
Desert Regional Medical Center
Desert Regional Medical Center
Dennis Tankersley
Dennis Tankersley PA-C, MS
PA-C, MS
PA/NP Site Lead, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center
Dennis Ow
Dennis Ow
Realtor
Denise Anderson
Denise Anderson PA-C
PA-C
Physician Assistant
Deanna Rodenberg
Deanna Rodenberg FNP-BC
FNP-BC
Hospital Medicine Advanced Provider Lead, Memorial Hospital
Dawn Huong Schleif
Dawn Huong Schleif NP
NP
PA/NP Site Lead, Adventist Medical Center - Hanford
Dawa Tarchin Phillips
Dawa Tarchin Phillips
President/CEO
David Carter
David Carter PA-C
PA-C
Director of Operations, Advanced Providers
David Birdsall
David Birdsall MD
MD
Chief Operations Officer
Daniel Schmid
Daniel Schmid
Dan Culhane
Dan Culhane MD
MD
Vice President of Operations, Emergency Medicine
Cyndy Flores
Cyndy Flores PA-C
PA-C
Director of Strategy and Innovation, Advanced Providers
Craig Berlinberg
Craig Berlinberg MD
MD
Director of Business Development
Courtenay Kohlman
Courtenay Kohlman RN, BSN
RN, BSN
Christopher Wyatt
Christopher Wyatt MD
MD
Emergency Physician, Saint Alphonsus Health System
Christopher Smith
Christopher Smith MD
MD
Emergency Physician, Saint Agnes Hospital
Christina Palombo
Christina Palombo RN, CPHQ
RN, CPHQ
Practice Management Consultant
Chris Renner
Chris Renner
Benefits Director
Chris Clark
Chris Clark MPA, PA-C
MPA, PA-C
Chi Perlroth, MD
Chi Perlroth MD
MD
Emergency Department Chair, John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek
Charmaine Mislang
Charmaine Mislang
Carladenise A. Edwards
Carladenise A. Edwards PhD
PhD
Healthcare Strategy Consultant
Carl Spitzer
Carl Spitzer MD
MD
Cara Rumble
Cara Rumble RN
RN
Nursing Supervisor, Palomar Medical Center Poway
Bruce Friedburg
Bruce Friedburg MD
MD
Physician
Brian Wagner, Vituity Anesthesiology
Brian Wagner MD
MD
Medical Director, Anesthesiology
Brian Bearie
Brian Bearie MD
MD
Brian Anderson
Brian Anderson MD
MD
Board Member
Bradford Tinloy
Bradford Tinloy MD
MD
Director of CMS Programs
Bonny Sorensen
Bonny Sorensen
Consultant
Bonnie Carl
Bonnie Carl RN, MBA
RN, MBA
Practice Management Consultant
Bing Pao
Bing Pao MD
MD
Director of Provider Relations
Benjamin Frizner
Benjamin Frizner MD
MD
Director of Quality and Performance
Benjamin Brekke
Benjamin Brekke
National Scribe Trainer
Beena Patel
Beena Patel DrPH, MPH
DrPH, MPH
Practice Management Consultant
Barbara Victor
Barbara Victor MD
MD
Regional Director
Barbara Katz
Barbara Katz
Azmat Husain
Azmat Husain MD
MD
ED Medical Director
Arrowhead Regional Medical Center
Arrowhead Regional Medical Center
Arbi Ohanian, Vituity
Arbi Ohanian MD
MD
Vice President of Operations, Acute Neurology
Anne Grady
Anne Grady
Author and Speaker
Anna Heilig-Adams
Anna Heilig-Adams PA-C
PA-C
Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant, Garden Grove Hospital and Medical Center
Anna Gelberg
Anna Gelberg MD
MD
Hospitalist, Palomar Health
Andrew Bolles
Andrew Bolles
VP, Business Development
Andrea Kamenca
Andrea Kamenca MBA
MBA
Senior Program Manager, Telehealth
Amina Martel
Amina Martel MD
MD
Medical Director
Allen Bookatz
Allen Bookatz MD
MD
Medical Director, St. Francis Medical Center
Ali Atabbi
Ali Atabbi
Hospitalist Program Analyst
Al'ai Alvarez
Al'ai Alvarez MD
MD
Emergency Physician
Aileen Mung
Aileen Mung
Onsite Administrative Assistant, Sutter Medical Center Sacramento General
Adventist Medical Center - Portland
Adventist Medical Center - Portland
Abraham Lopez
Abraham Lopez PA-C
PA-C
PA/NP Site Lead