Anesthesia practice management services provider Clinical Colleagues, Spring House, Pa., named Dr. Charles Trentham chief medical officer.
Trentham, board-certified in anesthesiology and pediatrics, has more than 20 years of clinical and managerial experience in anesthesia services at hospitals in North Carolina, Utah and Montana. He also spent 10 years as a physician in the U.S. Army Reserve. Most recently, before this promotion, Trentham, 52, was working for Clinical Colleagues as a regional medical officer.
“As chief medical officer for CCI, I have a tremendous opportunity to support both the clinical and operational sides of the business,” Trentham said in a news release (PDF)
. “Our clients come to us looking for solutions. We find that some require strong physician leadership or need help with putting an improved staffing model in place. Others need guidance on how to reduce costs or operate more efficiently from a financial standpoint. We are able to assess each hospital’s existing model and then offer solutions that will have a positive impact, in multiple areas.”Follow Rachel Landen on Twitter: @MHrlanden