PLANO, Texas, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Legacy ER & Urgent Care, a Plano, Texas-based operator and pioneer of Hybrid community-based healthcare facilities has appointed Dan Wolterman to its Board of Directors. The assignment supports the organization's rapid growth and expansion across the United States.
Mr. Wolterman, former CEO of Memorial Hermann Health System in Houston, led Texas' largest not-for-profit health system from 2002-2016. Dan has been recognized seven times by Modern Healthcare's 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare, and was ranked #15 out of over 21,000 entries in 2012. Wolterman was recognized in a year which saw notables such as President Barack Obama (#4), Chief Justice John Roberts (#1), and Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney (#13). Under his leadership, Memorial Hermann became one of the most prominent health systems in the United States and was named one of the top 15 health systems (#5) by Thomas Reuters. This prestigious award was based on clinical outcomes, patient safety, patient satisfaction and operational efficiency. "Legacy's patient and team first mindset, combined with an innovative value-based approach to providing communities access, and fair billing is setting the pace for healthcare change. It is an honor to be apart of the team and provide my leadership," commented Wolterman.
Thom Hermann, President and CEO of Legacy ER & Urgent Care, spoke for the company saying, "Dan is a true strategic thinker, who understands healthcare and where it is headed. We are grateful to have the opportunity to work with Dan to advance our mission of providing the right care, at the right price, close to home."
About Legacy ER & Urgent Care
Founded in 2008, Legacy ER & Urgent Care is one of the nation's first health care models to offer both urgent care and emergency room treatment options under one roof. Legacy has built an exceptional customer service program with industry leading ratings, by providing transparent billing, a welcoming clinical environment, and one-on-one service with board-certified, emergency-trained physicians. Legacy's model gives patients access to immediate care, at a full-service on-site emergency room & urgent care center, 24-hours a day, while only paying for the level of service required.
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