Knoxville, Tenn.-based PYA (FY15 net revenue of $39.5 million) has announced that Dr. Amy Mechley has been named to its executive team.
A board-certified family practice physician licensed in the state of Ohio, Mechley has led primary care transformation as medical director for a nationally recognized health care system, and serves with the Ohio Governor’s Office of Health Transformation on the task force for patient-centered medical homes (PCMH) redesign for Ohio providers.
According to PYA President Marty Brown, “Dr. Mechley’s addition to our firm will enhance the quality and diversity of our service offerings. With an extensive background in health care transformation, she will take a prominent role in helping develop our value transformation services, and will assist clients with their value transformation projects.”
Mechley’s experience also includes service as a PCMH model design team member and PCMH provider advisory team member for the state of Ohio; providing clinical innovation mentoring for startups in digital health and wellbeing; providing mentoring for peers in both clinical and non-clinical settings; supervising a Comprehensive Primary Care initiative in a national demonstration project for multiple practices and physicians; designing and piloting behavioral change software to be used in patient health promotion and population health applications; and serving as a partner at a 12-clinician independent primary care practice.
“It was important for me to align with an organization that matches my dedication to quality of care and innovation in health care,” says Mechley. “I am happy to have found both in PYA. I look forward to collaborating with PYA’s outstanding team of health care professionals and assisting clients and colleagues as they implement care transformation in their practices.”