Randy W. Cook, MPH, FACMPE,
Current trends in value based healthcare
Understanding ACOs, 6 years later
Randy Cook, the founder and CEO of AmpliPHY Physician Services, has over 30 years of healthcare experience across multiple healthcare sectors and is recognized nationally as a leader in the healthcare "transformation movement." Using a grounded sense of patient care, how people work together, and distinguishing what works from what doesn't, Randy has come to believe that focusing on physician activity is required in the transformation of the American healthcare system. The key element for success is physician leadership partnered with management know-how. At UniPhy, Meritus and State Volunteer Mutual Insurance Company, Randy worked directly with physician practices of all types to make a difference in the lives of physicians, staff and most importantly patients! Additional experience includes operational leadership for John Deere Health Care and Columbia/HCA. Randy has focused his experience and applied his entrepreneurial skills to improve the healthcare system by founding AmpliPHY Physician Services.
Randy is active in the community, serving as a board chair of the Housing Coalition of South Central Tennessee and enjoys spending time on his eco-friendly farm in Columbia, TN. He received his undergraduate degree in Psychology and Religion from Carson-Newman College. Randy earned a master's degree in Public Health (MPH) from the University of Tennessee. Randy is a Fellow in the American College of Medical Practice Executives (FACMPE), a Certified Medical Practice Executive and the author of numerous professional articles regarding the future of healthcare and negotiation skills for the healthcare professional.
Debbie Tuthill, EBS Consulting