TeamHealth Holdings Inc. announced the appointment of Matthew Tormey as the organization’s chief compliance officer effective Feb. 11, 2015.
“We are pleased to welcome Matthew Tormey to TeamHealth as the new chief compliance officer,” said Michael D. Snow, TeamHealth president and CEO. “With more than 15 years of experience, Matthew brings an impressive background of compliance expertise and healthcare knowledge to TeamHealth, and we look forward to his leadership in this area of the organization.”
“I am honored to be named TeamHealth’s new chief compliance officer, and I am pleased to join this talented leadership team,” said Tormey. “I look forward to continuing the organization’s commitment to quality, efficiency and exceptional patient care while also advancing compliance in our operations and physician practice.”
In his most recent position, Tormey served as vice president of compliance and security at Health Management Associates (HMA). There, he led the compliance program that spanned more than 70 hospitals, 15 states and 40,000 associates. In addition, as the first full-time director of compliance at HMA, Tormey developed compliance policies and procedures, a compliance risk assessment process, an auditing and monitoring process, an annual compliance work plan, a compliance investigations process, a due diligence process and all related forms and materials.
Prior to his time at HMA, Tormey was a special agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation in New York, N.Y. In this role, Tormey acted as a case agent on several successful, multi-agency investigations and corresponding prosecutions. He also served as the squad legal advisor and provided quarterly legal training to agents in his office.
Tormey obtained his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Albany and a law degree from New York Law School. He is certified in health care compliance by the Health Care Compliance Association and is a licensed attorney in New York.
TeamHealth (Knoxville, Tenn.) (NYSE: TMH) is one of the largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals in the United States. Through its 21 regional locations and multiple service lines, TeamHealth’s more than 13,000 affiliated healthcare professionals provide emergency medicine, hospital medicine, anesthesia, urgent care, and pediatric staffing and management services to approximately 990 civilian and military hospitals, clinics, and physician groups in 47 states. The term “TeamHealth” as used throughout this release includes TeamHealth and all of its related entities, divisions, subsidiaries and affiliated physicians and physician groups. For more information about TeamHealth, visit www.teamhealth.com.
The term “TeamHealth” as used throughout this release includes TeamHealth Holdings, Inc., its subsidiaries, affiliates, affiliated medical groups and providers, all of which are part of the TeamHealth organization. “Providers” are physicians, advanced practice clinicians and other healthcare providers who are employed by or contract with subsidiaries or affiliated entities of Team Health Holdings, Inc. All such providers exercise independent clinical judgment when providing patient care. Team Health Holdings, Inc. does not have any employees, does not contract with providers and does not practice medicine.