Estes’ experience in new program start-ups is critical as company expands into new markets
Hanover, MD – August 21, 2017 – Adfinitas Health, the largest private hospitalist and post-acute care practice in the Mid-Atlantic region, announced today that Gieselle E. Estes, has accepted a new role as Vice President and Chief of New Program Implementation. In her new role, Estes will lead new program implementation for Adfinitas Health’s hospital medicine portfolio. She brings significant previous experience to this role and will focus on ensuring the timely and effective start-up of new hospital medicine contracts across the US. Estes previously served as Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer since joining the company in 2015.
“We were fortunate to be able to source such a well-qualified executive from within our own ranks to take on this new challenging role. We thank Gieselle for her significant contributions as our first Chief Administrative Officer and her continued hard work and leadership as we expand our hospitalist practice with new partners,” said Eric Nass, president of Adfinitas Health. “Gieselle has demonstrated such strong leadership and business acumen during her tenure, and we will now draw upon her expertise and track record in leading new program implementations to support our growth agenda in new geographic markets.”
Estes is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and has over 15 years of senior-level experience in healthcare operations, recruitment, and business development. Prior to joining Adfinitas Health, she was COO for a large emergency medicine group practice in Texas. In this role, she was responsible for managing emergency care and multi-specialty coverage for 35 contracts and 500 providers and administrative staff. She provided departmental oversight for managed care, recruiting, credentialing, scheduling, marketing, communications, clinic operations and vendors.
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Adfinitas Health (formerly MDICS) is the trusted partner of more than 50 healthcare systems, hospitals, and post-acute care centers in the Mid-Atlantic region. Founded in 2007, the physician-owned and managed company provides high-quality, cost-effective integrated medical services across the full continuum of care in hospitals and post-acute facilities. Our unique integrated staffing model, unwavering commitment to client satisfaction, and focus on improving patient outcomes, makes possible real opportunities to transform care and drive value for our clients. For more information, please visit AdfinitasHealth.com.