Kerry Teel named President of Premier Anesthesia


Alpharetta, GA (May 28, 2009) - Jackson Healthcare announces the appointment of Kerry Teel as President of Premier Anesthesia, a national anesthesia management company based in Atlanta, Georgia.

"Having been a hospital executive, I understand the challenges and unique environment of Premier's clients," reports Teel. "My mission is to meet hospitals' anesthesia needs with data-driven solutions that support our hospital clients' viability."

Teel brings over 35 years of healthcare industry experience into his new role. He will be leading an effort to grow Premier by helping client hospitals innovate and control costs through their anesthesia staffing and services.

Teel has a track record building and managing complex, multi-facility healthcare organizations. In addition to founding and leading three healthcare companies, Kerry served as President and CEO of 526-bed Twelve Oaks Medical Center in Houston, TX from 2000 to 2006. He holds a MHA from the University of Alabama, Birmingham.

"The key to successful anesthesia management is having the tools that translate hospital data into actionable opportunities," reports Teel. "Not only do we have the tools, we have staff with the acumen to be catalysts for change inside our hospitals."