KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth, a leading clinician services organization, announced the appointment of Jennifer Morrison as the organization's chief compliance officer effective May 16, 2017.
"We are pleased to announce Jennifer Morrison as TeamHealth's new chief compliance officer," said Leif Murphy, president and CEO. "Jennifer has served as a valuable member of our leadership team for the past two years as the vice president of compliance. She has more than 15 years of experience and brings a vast knowledge of healthcare law and compliance expertise to TeamHealth. We look forward to her continued contributions to the company as she advances our culture of compliance."
"I am honored to be named chief compliance officer," said Morrison. "I look forward to the opportunity to advance TeamHealth's purpose to provide quality patient care and appreciate the company's deep commitment to compliance with the laws, rules and regulations that govern our business operations and practice."
Since 2015, Morrison served as TeamHealth's vice president of compliance. In this role, Morrison strategically expanded and strengthened the company compliance program by developing the annual risk assessment and compliance work plan and implementing new investigation and auditing processes.
Prior to joining TeamHealth, Morrison served as director of compliance and privacy at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, where she established and managed the corporate compliance program at the 400-bed, level II trauma center and its affiliated business units. She also served as division compliance officer and assistant general counsel at Health Management Associates.
Morrison received her undergraduate degree from the University of South Florida and a law degree with a certificate of concentration in health law at Stetson University College of Law in St. Petersburg, Florida.
At TeamHealth, our purpose is to perfect our physicians' ability to practice medicine, every day, in everything we do. Through our approximately 20,000 affiliated physicians and advanced practice clinicians, TeamHealth offers outsourced emergency medicine, hospital medicine, critical care, anesthesiology, orthopedic hospitalist, acute care surgery, obstetrics and gynecology hospitalist, ambulatory care, post-acute care and medical call center solutions to approximately 3,300 acute and post-acute facilities and physician groups nationwide. Our philosophy is as simple as our goal is singular: we believe better experiences for physicians lead to better outcomes—for patients, hospital partners and physicians alike. Join our team; we value and empower clinicians. Partner with us; we deliver on our promises. Learn more at www.teamhealth.com.
The term "TeamHealth" as used throughout this release includes Team Health Holdings, Inc., its subsidiaries, affiliates, affiliated medical groups and providers, all of which are part of the TeamHealth organization. "Providers" are physicians, advanced practice clinicians and other healthcare providers who are employed by or contract with subsidiaries or affiliated entities of Team Health Holdings, Inc. All such providers exercise independent clinical judgment when providing patient care. Team Health Holdings, Inc., does not have any employees, does not contract with providers and does not practice medicine.
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