CHARTWELL NEWS
  • Global Medical Response names Ed Sims as Senior Vice President, Managed Care

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Ed Sims has recently joined Global Medical Response as Senior Vice President, Managed Care. Prior to joining Global Medical Response, Mr. Sims served as Chief Managed Care Officer for Lifecare Health Partners.

    Formed in early 2018, Global Medical Response (“GMR”) is the nation’s largest medical transportation company (emergency and non-emergency) as the result of the combination of Air Medical Group Holdings (AMGH), the leading provider of emergency air medical transport, and American Medical Response (AMR), the largest ground ambulance company in the US, providing both emergency and non-emergency medical transportation. GMR’s pro forma annual revenues are approximately $4 billion.

  • Delta Dental of Wisconsin names Dr. Gregory L. Theis as Dental Director

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Gregory Theis, DDS has recently joined Delta Dental of Wisconsin (DDWI) as Dental Director. Prior to joining DDWI, Dr. Theis served as Dental Director for Health Partners of Western Ohio.

    Delta Dental of Wisconsin (DDWI) is headquartered in Stevens Point, with sales offices in Milwaukee and Madison. As part of the nationwide Delta Dental Plans Association, DDWI joins 38 other Delta Dental plans to serve more than one third of the estimated 212 million Americans with dental insurance. DDWI is the state’s No. 1 dental plan, providing dental insurance to more than two million members.

  • Evolution Health names Kurt Baumgartel as Chief Operating Officer

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Kurt Baumgartel has recently joined Evolution Health as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Evolution Health, Mr. Baumgartel served as President, Allegheny Health Network Home Health, Hospice & Transitional Care for Graham Healthcare Group.

    Evolution Health was formed in 2012 as a strategic innovation within Envision Healthcare, helping to advance the enterprise’s positioning and value proposition for an evolving healthcare landscape. In 2014 Evolution Health initiated a joint venture with the Ascension healthcare company, the largest Catholic health system in the world and the largest non-profit health system in the United States with facilities in 23 states and the District of Columbia, to provide home based post-acute services nationally through a phased introduction. Evolution Health is continuing its growth in home health, hospice and home infusion services. Evolution Health and parent Envision Healthcare are owned by global investment firm KKR.

  • GBMC Health Partners names Erlene Washington as Chief Operating Officer

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Erlene Washington has recently joined the GBMC Healthcare System’s Health Partners physician group as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining GBMC, Ms. Washington served as Senior Vice President of Finance and Accounting for Crystal Run Healthcare, LLP, a Hudson Valley, NY multi-specialty group. She previously served in operating and financial roles in several healthcare systems.

    The GBMC Healthcare System (acute and sub-acute care) includes a 255-bed suburban campus and handles more than 26,700 inpatient cases and approximately 60,000 emergency room visits annually. Since its founding in Towson, Maryland in 1965, GBMC’s accomplishments have validated the vision of its founders to combine the best of community and university-level medicine. GBMC’s main campus also includes three physician medical office buildings. In addition to its main campus located in Towson, GBMC’s care can be found in several facilities located throughout the greater Baltimore area including Phoenix, MD; Hunt Valley; Owings Mills; Timonium, MD; Perry Hall and Parkton.

  • US Acute Care Solutions names Patrick Free as Senior Vice President & Chief Revenue Officer

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Patrick Free has recently joined US Acute Care Solutions (USACS) as Senior Vice President & Chief Revenue Officer. Prior to joining USACS, Mr. Free served as Senior Vice President, Hospital Affiliated Physicians for Change Healthcare.

    USACS was formed in 2015 to provide integrated emergency medicine management, hospital medicine management and observation medicine management to deliver better care and better outcomes for patients. Its founding practice, Ohio-based Emergency Medicine Physicians joined with capital partner Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (WCAS) to offer like-minded physician groups the opportunity to leverage and expand best practices across the country. The company is owned and led by physicians, and leverages the resources, business support and capital of WCAS with its national reach and scale.