- KentuckyOne Health Medical Group Names Regional Directors
Louisville, Ky. (May 15, 2014)— KentuckyOne Health Medical Group has named Patrick Meko and Matthew Turner, II regional directors. Meko and Turner will work as a team with senior leadership, office management and physician liaisons to enhance operational support for KentuckyOne Health’s physician offices in the Louisville market.
Meko has more than a decade of experience in health care operations. He most recently worked as regional director, practice management for LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. in Brentwood, Tennessee, a for-profit management company with 3,000 physician partners. Prior to joining LifePoint, he worked with Vanderbilt Medical Group Williamson, part of the Vanderbilt Health System.
He holds a master of health administration and graduate certification in HR management and employee relations from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from Bellarmine University.
Prior to joining KentuckyOne Health, Turner served as clinical operations director for the department of internal medicine at the University of Cincinnati Physicians, multi-specialty physician practices encompassing more than 90 providers and 75 staff across multiple locations. In this role, he was responsible for the department’s physician specialty practices.
He holds master of health services administration and master of business administration degrees from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. He also earned a bachelor’s degree in sports management from Xavier University.
About KentuckyOne Health
KentuckyOne Health was formed when two major Kentucky health care organizations came together in early 2012. KentuckyOne Health combines the Jewish and Catholic heritages of the two former systems – Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare and Saint Joseph Health System. In late 2012, the organization formed a partnership with the University of Louisville Hospital | James Graham Brown Cancer Center. The nonprofit system is committed to improving the health of Kentuckians by integrating medical research, education, technology and health care services wherever patients receive care. KentuckyOne Health has more than 200 locations including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies across the state of Kentucky and southern Indiana. KentuckyOne Health is the largest health system in Kentucky.