George Mayzell, MD, MBA - PRC Excellence Accelerator
Dr. George Mayzell has a passion for helping healthcare leaders, staff and physicians restore purpose and joy to their work. As a physician, chief medical officer, senior leader, and now coach, George draws upon his extensive experience to help organizations create meaningful improvements. He is the founder and president of Empowered Healthcare which specializes in population health, care management redesign, clinical variation, clinical integration and physician leadership. He was the past Chief Clinical Officer of Vizient Southeast
Prior to that he was the Senior Vice President/Chief Medical Officer and Chief Clinical Integration Officer for AMITA Health, an integrated health system serving communities in western and northwestern suburban Chicago. AMITA Health is a Joint Operating Company formed in February 2015 by Adventist Midwest Health and Alexian Brothers Health System, encompassing nine hospitals and an extensive physician provider network of more than 3,000 physicians.
Dr. Mayzell joined Adventist Midwest Health in January 2013, after serving as CEO of Health Choice (a PHO and CIN) and Senior Vice President of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare in Memphis, Tenn.
He previously served as senior medical director of managed care for University of Florida and Shands Hospital. He spent more than 10 years with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, working as regional medical director for care and quality and corporate managing medical director for pharmacy and care. Additionally, he has more than 10 years of practice experience.
Dr. Mayzell is a board certified internist and geriatrician. He received his medical degree from the Rutgers and his MBA from Jacksonville University.
Dr. Mayzell has co-authored several books including “Leveraging Lean in Healthcare” and “Physician Alignment, as well as “Population Health”. We are proud to welcome George to our Excellence Accelerator coaching team to help our clients improve physician communication, administration-physician relationships, physician engagement, and combat burnout by building resilience.