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Gottlieb Welcomes Dr. Thom Mayer, M.D, FACEP, FAAP to Board of Directors

Gottlieb, an industry leader in emergency department revenue cycle management, announced this week the appointment of Dr. Thom A. Mayer M.D., FACEP, FAAP to the Board of Directors of the Florida corporation. Dr. Thom Mayer is a recognized expert in emergency medicine, pediatric emergency medicine, trauma, and healthcare leadership. Emergency Departments under his guidance have won awards from Press Ganey, PRC, Gallup, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and others.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 31, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Gottlieb, an industry leader in emergency department revenue cycle management, announced this week the appointment of Dr. Thom A. Mayer M.D., FACEP, FAAP to the Board of Directors of the Florida corporation. Dr. Thom Mayer is a recognized expert in emergency medicine, pediatric emergency medicine, trauma, and healthcare leadership. Emergency Departments under his guidance have won awards from Press Ganey, PRC, Gallup, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and others.
 
"As the Board of Directors for a medical financial services organization, we have a responsibility to make sure we have the best leaders to support Gottlieb's promise to provide holistic revenue cycle management solutions," said Mike Drinkwater, Chief Executive Officer of Gottlieb. "Thom has years of tremendous experience in emergency medicine driving patient satisfaction, ED patient throughput, and quality care. We are confident in his abilities and experience to make important contributions that will be felt throughout the Gottlieb community."  

Dr. Mayer is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Best Practices, Inc., and Medical Director for Studer Group for over 10 years. Dr. Mayer also serves as the Medical Director for the NFL Players Association, where his leadership has transformed the care of athletes.

Among his accomplishments, on September 11, 2001, he served as one of the command physicians of the Pentagon Rescue Operation and has served the Department of Defense on the Defense Science Board Task Forces on Bioterrorism, Homeland Security, and Consequences of Weapons of Mass Destruction.  Dr. Mayer has published 100 peer-reviewed articles, 120 book chapters and edited or written 20 textbooks on emergency medicine, including Leadership for Great Customer Service: Satisfied Patients, Satisfied Employees, Leadership for Smooth Patient Flow, Hardwiring Flow, and the definitive text, Strauss and Mayer's Emergency Department Leadership: Principles and Applications. Mayer's academic appointments include Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine at George Washington University and University of Virginia Schools of Medicine, as well as a Senior Lecturing Fellow at Duke University. His work with Dr. Kirk Jensen is widely recognized as the most innovative on emergency department and hospital-wide flow.

"Dr. Mayer brings a wealth of expertise to the Board. His vast experience leading quality and innovative patient health care experience will continue to help drive the Gottlieb mission" said Mike Drinkwater. "I look forward to seeing his positive impact in sparking continued growth and success benefitting the Gottlieb community."

Dr. Mayer has twice been honored by ACEP as its Outstanding Speaker of the Year. He has lectured on key clinical and leadership issues for ACEP for each of its past twenty- five Scientific Assemblies. He is the Keynote Speaker for ACEP's Emergency Department Director's Academy(EDDA) and is the Chief Editor of the landmark textbook, Emergency Department Management: Principles and Practices. Dr. Mayer holds degrees from Hanover College, the University of Utah and Duke University School of Medicine.

About Gottlieb
Gottlieb has been growing strong healthcare billing partnerships for emergency physicians and hospitalists since 1978. As a national leader in revenue cycle management, physician education, coding, and documentation training, Gottlieb consistently improves our clients' practices. Gottlieb understands the importance of compliance and has a long history of advocating for Emergency Medicine physicians. Our values are delivered through a blend of proprietary technology, compliance expertise, advocacy, personalized physician education, flexible offerings, vast technology infrastructure, and personalized service