PhyMed names chief information officer

Anesthesia and pain management practice also names two directors

PhyMed Healthcare Group said Ryan Dorr has been hired as chief information officer of the physician practice management company.

Dorr joined the company, which specializes in anesthesia, pain management and critical care, in 2013 as vice president of information technology. Previously, he was assistant vice president within Ardent Health Services' IT division.

"Technological innovation is a cornerstone of our strategic vision and Ryan is playing a significant role in helping us to build and maintain a leadership position in the market place," Dr. Frederick Miller, PhyMed president and CEO, said in a release.

Separately, the company, named Chris Farley director of operations and Michelle Vaughn as director of revenue cycle management. Farley was previously a division director with Saint Thomas Health and also served as the regional manager for Vericare. Vaughn was most recently a senior director of RCM at SunCrest Healthcare.