Premier Health CEO, Steve Sellars, Elected President of Urgent Care Foundation

By: Premier Health
Steve Sellars, MBA, CEO
Steve Sellars, MBA, CEO
BATON ROUGE, La. - May 13, 2019 - PRLog -- Premier Health is proud to announce its continued commitment to leadership in the urgent care industry. Steve Sellars, CEO of Premier Health has been selected by his peers to serve as the President of the Urgent Care Foundation Board of Trustees.

As President, Sellars will work with its trustees to provide leadership for key philanthropic and research initiatives on behalf of the urgent care industry. The UCF positioned itself in helping solve some of the country's top health care problems. Initiatives include:
In accepting the position, Sellars says, "I'm looking forward to working closely with the UCF's Board of Trustees to build on the foundation's past successes. The future has never been brighter for urgent care operators. I'm proud to be part of this exciting and caring industry, and to continue working alongside so many talented industry experts."

During Sellars' tenure as CEO, Premier Health has earned a reputation for taking the lead on important issues like those listed above. Premier Health has already launched aggressive programs to track and act on any instances of over-prescribing antibiotics and opioids. These efforts have been implemented at all of Premier Health's joint-venture clinics. Under Sellars' leadership, Premier Health also became the first urgent care company to obtain Urgent Care Association Accreditation for all of its centers in its home state of Louisiana and now across its network of nearly 60 health system joint-venture urgent care clinics.

Sellars credits Premier Health's success to the hard work of physician leadership, clinicians and contributions from the company's 1,100+ team members. He says, "I'm privileged to work with such a dedicated group and have the utmost respect for what they do every day, delivering urgent care that gets our patients better, faster." In the last 5 years, Premier Health has doubled in size with Steve Sellars at the helm. He has over 25 years of experience in healthcare administration with stints on both the health system and payer sides.

About Premier Health:

Premier Health is recognized as one of the country's leading health system joint-venture urgent care operators. No other operator has been doing urgent care joint-ventures longer. Since 1999, Premier Health has partnered with some of the top health systems in the country including the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System, Ascension Health, Indiana University Health, Ardent Health Services, St. Joseph's / Candler, and HCA. With nearly 60 clinics in 7 states and Puerto Rico, a leading industry publication ranks Premier Health in the top 10 of "Private Urgent Care Operators" nationally. Premier Health's joint-venture clinics are branded under its health system partners' name, which is why the company describes its urgent care business model with this simple slogan - Your Vision. Our Experience. Your Brand.

About the Urgent Care Foundation:

The UCF enhances the role, purpose, and awareness of urgent care medicine by inspiring and contributing to research, education, clinical and practice management leadership, as well as innovation in new and emerging healthcare delivery models. The UCF also seeks to gain universal recognition of urgent care medicine as an essential component of healthcare, thereby allowing urgent care centers to make significant contributions to the health and wellness of the communities they serve worldwide. The UCF is administered by the Urgent Care Association (UCA).

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