Tim Young, MPH, CMPE, MT
Tim Young is the Chief Executive Officer for Summit Medical Group. He completed his undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He is a Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) from the American College of Medical Practice Executives. He also holds certification and licensure as a Medical Technologist from the American College of Clinical Pathology (ASCP).
Tim has been with the company since its initial formation in 1995. Tim is an active member of Medial Group Management Association, American Public Health Association, and Healthcare Financial Management Association. He also serves on the boards of two area healthcare organizations.
Tim resides in Knoxville, Tennessee, with his two daughters.
Jerry Hall, CPA
Jerry Hall is Chief Financial Officer for Summit Medical Group and has responsibility for accounting, financial analysis, patient financial services and contract management. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Jerry practiced as a certified public accountant for ten years with an international accounting firm. He served as treasurer of a privately held company for eleven years prior to joining Summit Medical Group in 1996.
Jerry is a member of Medical Group Management Association, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Jerry resides in Farragut with his wife, also an accountant and graduate of the University of Tennessee, and two daughters.
Jack Kam, MBA
Jack Kam was born and raised in Hong Kong, and came to the United States for post-secondary education. He completed his undergraduate and post-graduate training at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville and the University of Tennessee Center of Health Sciences in Memphis. He received board certifications in both Medical Technology and Nuclear Medicine Technology, and earned his MBA degree from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Jack built the first nuclear medicine technology school in East Tennessee and the first clinical positron emission tomography (PET) center in the US. Prior to his affiliation with Summit Medical Group in 1996, Jack has served in various clinical sectors in the past including education, research, technology development and manufacturing, regulatory compliance, in-patient and out-patient services.
Jack is an active member of many technical and professional organizations to include the American College of Healthcare Executives. He is an active member in his community, has served in various capacities with the local YMCA and KARM and has been the president of the Organization of Chinese Americans for many years.
Married with two children, Jack enjoys sports, reading, music and travelling in his leisure time.
Jeff Tuck, RN, BA, JD
Jeff Tuck is the Vice President and General Counsel for Summit Medical Group and has responsibility for compliance, legal services and risk management. A native of Blount County where he now resides with his wife and son, Jeff holds a Diploma in Nursing from St. Mary's Medical Center School of Nursing in Knoxville, a Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, in Health Care Management from Maryville College, and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Tennessee College of Law. He is licensed as a Registered Nurse and an Attorney by the State of Tennessee.
Jeff's experience includes multiple levels of clinical and administrative positions in nursing and hospital management. His legal experience includes in-house counsel positions in both hospitals and physician practice. Jeff lectures to physicians and other health care providers across the State on medical-legal and healthcare compliance issues. He is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association - Health Law Section, the American Health Lawyers Association, The Healthcare Corporate Compliance Association, and the Medical Group Management Association where he currently serves on the Advisory Committee to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services of the Federal Government.
Lance Boyd, NHA
Lance Boyd is Vice President of Hospitalist Services for Summit Medical Group and has responsibility for hospitalist and pulmonary services. He is a native of North Little Rock, Arkansas and holds a B.A. in Kinesiology from Harding University. He also holds a Secondary Education Certification and is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator in Florida and Tennessee.
Lance served as an Administrator with National Healthcare Corporation in Chattanooga, Milan and Knoxville, Tennessee since 1997 before joining Summit in 2008.
He currently resides in Knoxville, Tennessee with his wife and three children.
Ron Scoggins is the Vice President of Information Services for Summit Medical Group and presently has responsibility for the Information Technology Department as well as the support and implementation of the corporation's electronic medical records system. He attended the University of Memphis.
Ron has extensive experience in the field of Information Technology, including twenty-four years in the field of health care, working with large-scale integrated delivery systems, commercial laboratories and physician groups. Ron joined Summit Medical Group in 2002 as the Director of Information Systems prior to being promoted to Vice President of Information Services.
Dr. Charles “Ed” McBride
Dr. Charles “Ed” McBride is Vice President of Clinical Services for Summit Medical Group. Dr. McBride is responsible for overseeing quality, patient experience, care coordination, health education and physician engagement. He also oversees Summit’s Regional Medical Directors, who act as liaisons with primary care physicians, furthering physician engagement and representing the needs of practice sites.
Dr. McBride came to Summit in 2010 as Associate Medical Director of Clinical Informatics. Since March 2012 he has served as Summit’s Medical Director of Quality and Informatics. Under his direction and in collaboration with other Summit departments, Summit successfully implemented Electronic Health Record (EHR) organization-wide. Prior to joining Summit, he was a Principal Physician Leader with Holston Medical Group and a site Medical Director with Floyd Healthcare Management in Georgia. He is a board-certified family medicine physician, graduating from the Medical University of South Carolina and completing his residency in family medicine at the Carilion Health System in Virginia. Dr. McBride recently completed his MBA from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts and is a Certified Physician Executive.
Kimberly Kauffman is the Vice President of Value-Based Care for Summit Medical Group. In this role, she has overall accountability to lead the development and implementation of administrative functions of Summit Medical Group’s transition from traditional fee-for-service to fee-for-value. Kimberly manages all aspects of Summit Health Solutions, one of the largest Medicare Shared Savings Program’s Accountable Care Organizations currently under contract with CMS, and she is responsible for the medical group’s value-based contract deliverables.
Prior to joining Summit, Kimberly worked in healthcare areas across the care continuum: physician private practice, hospital settings and free-standing facilities. She was the Executive Director of a large, not-for-profit Independent Physicians’ Association in Florida, overseeing a range of managed care contracts with a focus on risk-sharing arrangements. Kimberly was also involved in the start-up and operation of numerous PHOs and the subsequent formation of a super-PHO in the 90s.
Kimberly earned her masters from the University of Florida’s College of Public Health and Health Professions. She is on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Accountable Care Organizations (NAACOS) and supports several local volunteer organizations. Kimberly lives in Maryville with her husband. In their free time, they enjoy travel, motorcycling, scuba diving and horseback riding.