Ardent names VP of physician services

Former Physician Health Partners president to oversee clinic relationships

Ardent Health Services announced today it has named Marc Miller as vice president of physician services.

In the newly created position, Miller (pictured) will oversee relationships with the Nashville-based company's network of physician clinics.

Formerly the president of Physician Health Partners, Miller also served as the senior vice president of physician services and business development at Munroe Regional Health System, a Florida hospital now operated by Community Health System. In addition, Miller worked as president and CEO of Asheville, North Carolina-based MedOasis Practice Management Services.

"We are delighted to have such a well-respected and knowledgeable leader join our team to support our physicians, their practices and this key part of our organization," David T. Vandewater, Ardent president and CEO, said in a release. "I am confident that Marc's experience in multiple health care markets will help us foster relationships with physicians.