CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Surgical Directions, a MEDNAX company, today announced that Leslie Meyer Basham has been named President and Chief Operating Officer. Basham will be responsible for the firm’s consulting units where she will lead and implement growth initiatives that drive Surgical Directions’ core competencies.
Basham comes to Surgical Directions with an extensive background in health care provider services, having achieved results by transforming operations and creating more meaningful relationships with customers. Most recently, Basham led numerous client projects in the health care space and was responsible for management initiatives as Senior Manager – Health Strategy at Chicago-based consulting industry-leader Accenture.
“Leslie's background will allow Surgical Directions to leverage the impactful transformation perioperative work into other vital service lines of health systems such as emergency medicine, cardiology, and maternal/child medicine,” said Jeff Peters, Chief Executive Officer for Surgical Directions. “We are excited to have a proven thought leader within healthcare on the Surgical Directions leadership team.”
In her new role, Basham will report directly to the Advisory Board for Surgical Directions.
About Surgical Directions
Surgical Directions is a specialty healthcare consulting firm composed of professionals with deep experience in specific areas of focus working side-by-side with clients to achieve the absolute greatest impact and sustainable performance possible. Surgical Directions’ has time-tested methodologies designed to drive lasting change in operational, clinical and financial performance in hospitals and health systems. For more information on the organization visit www.surgicaldirections.com.
MEDNAX, Inc. is a national health solutions partner comprised of the nation's leading providers of physician services. Physicians and advanced practitioners practicing as part of MEDNAX are reshaping the delivery of care within their specialties and subspecialties, using evidence-based tools, continuous quality initiatives, clinical research and telemedicine to enhance patient outcomes and provide high-quality, cost-effective care. The Company was founded in 1979, and today, through its affiliated professional corporations, MEDNAX provides services through a network of more than 3,675 physicians in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. In addition to its national physician network, MEDNAX provides services to healthcare facilities and physicians in over 40 states through two complementary businesses, consisting of a management services organization and a consulting services company. Additional information is available at www.mednax.com.