Access Physicians Wins Excellence in Healthcare Award for Provider Innovation
December 3, 2020 (Dallas, Texas) – Access Physicians, one of the nation’s leading high-acuity specialty telemedicine groups, is the winner of the prestigious D CEO 2020 Excellence in Healthcare Award for outstanding provider innovation.
“I’m so proud of each and every member of our team,” said Chris Gallagher, M.D., CEO, Access Physicians. “We began 2020 with expectations for growth in same-site services as well as new clients. But we exceeded all expectations, despite one of the most difficult years on record for health care. Every team member went above and beyond so that hospitals could provide exceptional care, including critical ICU-level care, for their patients. Despite the challenges of this year, our team persevered and demonstrated tremendous resilience, adaptability, commitment, and problem-solving skill.”
Founded in 2013 by physicians, Access Physicians works with hospitals and health systems of all sizes to improve access to specialty and subspecialty care, including neurology and acute stroke, maternal-fetal medicine, infectious disease, and pulmonary and critical care. The company experienced meteoric growth in 2020 as hospitals look for cost-effective ways to deliver high-quality care to their patients amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The company implemented more than 100 new clinical programs this year alone and has cared for more than 1.9 million patients with complex conditions.
“I congratulate the other finalists,” said Gallagher. “This was tough competition. The Dallas-Fort Worth health care industry is full of some of the brightest minds and innovative companies in the country. We are deeply honored to be recognized alongside such an illustrious group.”
D CEO’s Excellence in Healthcare Award recognizes companies, individuals, and organizations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area’s health care sector. The editors of D CEO and a panel of industry experts determine the finalists and winners.