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Richard K. Hammer, MD Promoted To Interim CEO of SE Healthcare Quality Consulting

CHARLESTON, SC, May 22, 2017 – The Board of Directors of SE Healthcare Quality Consulting (SE) is pleased to announce the promotion of Richard K. Hammer, MD to Interim CEO effective immediately. Dr. Hammer, a board certified physician with over 20 years of experience in the business of medicine and business development, takes on this new role at an important time as SE passes significant development and business thresholds. Dr. Hammer will preside over all marketing and business development activities for SE, including the enhancement of the Physician Empowerment Suite©, a scientifically-based tool that reduces and mitigates risk and liability while improving the economics of physician offices and hospitals. He most recently served as Executive Vice-President of the Partners in Safety Program for SE.

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SE Healthcare Quality Consulting Hires Vice President of Product Development & Quality

CHARLESTON, SC, April 7, 2017 — SE Healthcare Quality Consulting is pleased to welcome Stephanie K. Sargent, MHA, RN, CPPS as Vice President of Product Development & Quality. In this role, Stephanie will oversee the continued development of the Physician Empowerment Suite©, a scientifically-based tool that is comprised of a combination of Patient Experience and Clinical Effectiveness survey tools that allow practices to generate credible data that reduces and mitigates risk and liability while improving the economics of physician offices and hospitals. In addition, Ms. Sargent will ensure the ongoing growth and success of the Suite and other related SE Healthcare programs.

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Christopher Tashjian joins SEHQC Board of Directors

CHARLESTON, SC, December 1, 2016 — The SE Healthcare Quality Consulting Board of Directors announced Christopher Tashjian, MD, has joined their board effective September 17, 2016.

Dr. Tashjian is a board-certified physician and Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and a thought leader who is active in setting policy for the medical community. He is currently a Partner of Vibrant Health Family Clinics (formerly River Falls/Ellsworth/Spring Valley Medical Clinics) in Wisconsin ...

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Physician Empowerment Suite Leverages Big Data to Mitigate Medical Liability Risks, Improve Practice Economics

The era of big data in medicine is here, and it promises to improve the overall quality and efficiency of healthcare, increase profitability, reduce waste, predict epidemics, cure diseases and help avoid adverse medical outcomes. Of course, its success is reliant upon collecting the right data and the ability to meaningfully interpret that data. Reprinted with permission by Medical Liability Monitor, Copyright 2016.

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Bill McDonough named Board Member of SE Healthcare Quality Consulting

CHARLESTON, SC, August 1, 2016 — The SE Healthcare Quality Consulting board of directors announced today that William McDonough, president and chief executive officer of Constellation, CEO of The MMIC Group, has joined the board of directors effective July 1, 2016 ...

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Long Time General Counsel for TJUH System Joins SE Healthcare Quality Consulting

CHARLESTON, SC and LANCASTER, PA, June 1, 2016 — SE Healthcare Quality Consulting, LLC is pleased to welcome Stacey Meadows, Esq., former Senior Vice President and General Counsel of TJUH System comprising of Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, affiliated physician practices and healthcare companies, to the organization’s Lancaster office. Ms. Meadows will serve as Senior Counsel and will collaborate with Richard K. Hammer, M.D. and Daniel E. Shapiro, M.D. on business development for the Partners in Safety Program – Hospital Division, as well as high level strategic issues for SE Healthcare clients ...

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Dr. Richard K. Hammer and Attorney James W. Saxton Present at Medical Professional Liability Networking Forum

CHARLESTON, SC, April 19, 2016 – Dr. Richard Hammer and James W. Saxton, Esq. were invited speakers at Guy Carpenter’s Medical Professional Liability Networking Forum held April 13 – 14, 2016 in La Jolla, CA ...

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SE Healthcare Quality Consulting and Saxton & Stump Launch Physician Empowerment Suite©

CHARLESTON, SC, April 14, 2016 – SE Healthcare Quality Consulting, a national, physician-owned quality, safety and reimbursement consulting company and Saxton & Stump, a full service healthcare litigation firm with more than 30 years of experience in risk mitigation, are proud to announce the launch of the Physician Empowerment Suite ...

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SAGES Selects Dr. Adrian E. Park as Recipient of the Excellence in Humanistic Clinical Care Award

CHARLESTON, SC, March 18, 2016 – Dr. Adrian E. Park received the 2016 SAGES Excellence in Humanistic Clinical Care Award at the Annual Meeting in Boston, MA on March 16, 2016. The award recognizes the progressive work of its honorees and is designated for a clinician who is recognized by the surgical/ GI community for ...

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Dr. Richard K. Hammer Presents at GI Roundtable

CHARLESTON, SC, March 14, 2016 – Dr. Richard K. Hammer presented GI Patient Experience 3.0: “Getting Serious” is the Silver Bullet at the 6th Annual GI Roundtable held in Fort Worth, TX on March 10-12, 2016. During his presentation, Dr. Hammer discussed how gastroenterologists can enhance their economics and reduce their liability exposure through patient ...

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Philip R. Schauer, MD, Named 2015 Winner of Cleveland Clinic Sones Innovation Award

CHARLESTON, SC, March 11, 2016 – This year’s Sones Innovation Award has been bestowed upon Philip R. Schauer, MD, for collaborative advancements in Bariatric Surgery and Diabetes research. Dr. Schauer and his multi-disciplinary team designed a randomized clinical trial to compare traditional medical therapy and bariatric surgery to determine which strategy was more effective at ...

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Dr. Richard K. Hammer and Attorney Darlene K. King Participate in PIAA Webinar

CHARLESTON, SC, February 11, 2016 – SE Healthcare Quality Consulting Executive VP, Partners in Safety Program, Richard K. Hammer and Attorney Darlene K. King presented Outcome Measures: Impact on Healthcare Professionals and Liability during a webinar on February 10, 2016 hosted by the Physician Insurers Association of America (PIAA). During the presentation, Dr. Hammer discussed ...

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Darlene K. King Presents at the North Central Section of the AUA Annual Meeting

CHARLESTON, SC, November 24, 2015 – SE Healthcare Quality Consulting’s Darlene K. King, Senior Counsel, presented “Medical Malpractice: How to Prevent and Defend” at the 89th Annual Meeting of the North Central Section of the AUA, held on November 12, 2015 in Amelia Island, FL. During her presentation, Ms. King discussed how urologists can mitigate ...

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Noted Insurance Expert Joins SE Healthcare Quality Consulting

CHARLESTON, SC, October 16, 2015 – SE Healthcare Quality Consulting is pleased to welcome noted insurance expert James Sunseri. Mr. Sunseri will be working with the Safety and Risk Management Team as a Senior Director to grow the Partners in Safety Program, designed to help physicians with highly relevant measurement and performance improvement tools ...

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