George Mayzell, MD, MBA, FACP, is chief executive officer of Health Choice, LLC. in Tennessee. Health Choice is one of the Mid-South's leading managed health care organizations, serving the needs of more than 518,000 health plan members through contracts with over 100 employers, insurance companies and third-party administrators. Organized in 1985, this joint venture between MetroCare Physicians and Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare provides one of the most comprehensive networks of hospitals, physicians, outpatient facilities, affiliated health care professionals and ancillary services in the Mid-South. Mayzell most recently was senior vice president, chief patient care officer for Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare and has also served as chief medical officer of Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital. MetroCare Physicians is an independent practice association (IPA) based in Memphis and includes physician members located in West Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi. MetroCare currently has more than 1,400 physician members and is the only local physician owned entity that commits itself full-time to assisting physicians navigating the difficulties associated with the business of practicing medicine.
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|Title Annotation:||Members on the Move|
|Article Type:||Brief article|
|Date:||Mar 1, 2011|
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