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LeTesha Montgomery

Vice President, Operations and Patient Access

Houston Methodist

As the vice president of operations and patient access for the Physician Organization of Houston Methodist, Tesha Montgomery is responsible for clinic operations, access strategies, referral management and ambulatory clinical quality for the Houston Methodist Primary Care and Specialty Physician Groups, with over 1.3 million patient visits annually. She is also a member of the Houston Methodist Center for Innovation, an interdisciplinary team leading organizational transformation through technology enablement.

Prior to joining Houston Methodist, Ms. Montgomery served for four years as the vice president/COO of the Memorial Hermann Physician Network and Accountable Care Organization, where she was responsible for one of the largest clinically integrated physician associations consisting of 4,000 members. Ms. Montgomery transitioned to the Houston healthcare market after 11 successful years as an operations leader at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. She is board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow.

Sessions

Role of Innovation and Technology in Dealing With the “New Normal” of Healthcare After COVID-19

Presented by Ken Letkeman, LeTesha Montgomery, Murat Uralkan, Roberta Levy Schwartz, PhD, FACHE, Thomas Vernon at 2:30 PM on Tuesday, March 23rd.

COVID-19 has significantly changed the healthcare industry—the way that we deliver care, approach telemedicine and automation; how we engage with our patients; and how healthcare providers adopt technology in daily operations. With support from our CEO, a leadership group named DIOP (Digital Innovation Obsessed People) created a Center for Innovation and has been focusing on…