Chief Operating Officer
Charlie Powell, CMPE, FACHE joined us as the Chief Operating Officer effective January 1, 2019. Charlie comes to us from KentuckyOne Health where he was the President of KentuckyOne Health Medical Group and Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital. Charlie has many years of experience as a health care leader, always focusing his career on health care operations involving physicians. Prior to joining KentuckyOne, he held COO positions in local and national physician group and health system medical group settings along with roles as president of ambulatory care centers and hospitals. Throughout these roles and in collaboration with physicians, he has led significant growth, established physician-led governance structures, increased quality, safety and service scores, enhanced operations and access, and has been recognized for improving revenue cycle operations to MGMA’s Better Performing level. Powell holds master’s degrees in business administration and health administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Tennessee. He is a certified public accountant, certified medical practice executive, and fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.