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Together Health Network Announces New Board Member

Michigan’s premier clinically integrated network adds William Edgar, MD to its Board of Directors.

Southfield, MI – Together Health Network (http://www.togetherhealthnetwork.org) Scott Eathorne, MD, President and CEO of Together Health Network, announced today the appointment of Dr. William Edgar, MD to its Board of Managers. Dr. Edgar is a family physician practicing in Linden, Michigan and a longstanding member of Genesys Physician Health Organization where he currently serves as Medical Director for Information Services.  Dr. Edgar is on staff at Genesys Regional Medical Center in Grand Blanc and is the current Chair of the Department of Family Medicine, co-chairs the Credentialing Committee and chairs the Multidisciplinary Robotic Surgery Governance Committee.  He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and graduated from Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine.

“Adding Dr. Edgar to our Board of Managers is very much in keeping with Together Health Network’s guiding philosophy of being a physician-led organization,” said Dr. Eathorne.  “The ability to draw upon Dr. Edgar’s extensive experience both in patient care and hospital governance gives our organization an enviable depth of knowledge. With a focus on patients and an aptitude for the technology that is helping to redefine health and care, we are indeed fortunate to have Dr. Edgar as part of our Board.”

About Ascension Michigan

In Michigan, Ascension operates 15 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ more than 27,000 associates. Across the state, Ascension provided more than $250 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016. Serving Michigan for over 140 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 22 states and the District of Columbia. Visit www.ascension.org/michigan.

 

About Together Health Network

Together Health Network’s objective is to improve both health and care for Michigan residents by facilitating relationships within its network of physician organizations, health systems, insurers, patients, and health providers. At the core of Together Health Network’s culture are clinicians connected by a common purpose and meaning; they lead with a team-based care approach, which is based on a shared commitment and vision of positive outcomes. It is estimated that 75% of Michigan residents are within 20 minutes of one of the network’s 29 hospitals and thousands of ambulatory centers and physician offices. For more information, visit http://www.togetherhealthnetwork.org/.

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