Jeremy D. Tucker, DO FACEP, FACOEP, FACOI
- Leonardtown MD
My passion is to grow healthcare companies by focusing on process, company culture, efficiency and team building. I have expertise on clinical practice, leadership development, patient safety, quality, and risk mitigation. Technology is an important tool and I have expertise leveraging technology to solve healthcare problems including EMR, mHealth, Salesforce, and tech Start Ups.
Lead the Patient Safety Organization for US Acute Care Solutions to reduce medical errors, and improve patient safety.
Regional executive in new company formed by merger of MEP Health with EMP, EPPH and TBEP.
Member of the board of directors for NYC based healthcare software startup providing lifestyle telemedicine software
Co-Founded medical software company that is implementing software on multiple platforms for healthcare systems to solve care transition problems and facilitate readmission reduction through better communication, enhancing patient compliance and streamlining work flow.
Lead all of USACS Mid-Atlantic Region's travel physicians and advance practice providers in a virtual campus format to maintain a high quality pool of flexible providers to help growth.
Lead multiple hospital campuses and responsible for financial performance, efficiency, quality KPI's. Leadership development of Medical Directors. Maintain relationships with hospital campus C-suite.
Serve in an advisory capacity with FierceHealthcare to provide input, write stories, and participate on panels and webinars.
Lead patient safety process development, monitor and prevent serious safety events, and disseminate best practices across the organization. Support Medical Directors with expertise in patient safety.
One of nine owners and partners responsible for operations of the company including P&L, strategic planning and implementation, develop new service lines and growth through new hospital partnerships. Founding member of risk committee, responsible for malpractice risk reduction, development of best practices and evaluating "at risk" providers. Co-Founder of MEP Health's quality committee designed to oversee core measures, efficiency, utilization, and patient experience metrics and also all provider educational activities for the company.
Worked on council of all Medstar Hospital's emergency medical directors to achieve performance metrics, assure quality of each department and reduce risk.
Lead a 58,000 patient volume emergency department and 12,000 patient volume urgent care. Maintained company culture, responsible for developing and supporting leaders in the department, process improvement, and achieving efficiency, quality and safety metrics.
Director of Clinical Operations as an owner at this hospital campus, responsible for P&L for this contract and relationships with C-suite.
Served in a paid consulting role to evaluate multiple EMR vendors, select EMR, and bring project through design, flow, implementation and maintence.
Supported the Chairman, process development, customer relations with patients and maintained strong medical staff relationships.
Clinical practice of emergency medicine in 50,000+ community emergency department
Staffing company for physicians covering medical facilities in Chicago metro area on a temporary basis.
Part time moonlighting physician providing emergency care.
State of Massachusetts-active
State of Connecticut-active
State of Maryland-active
State of Indiana-inactive
State of Illinois-inactive
J. Tucker, “The No-Interruption Zone,” Emergency Physicians Monthly, Feb 2014, 16,27.
J. Tucker, C. Stratford, C. Flores, M. Killian, R. Hellstern, R. Strauss, “Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners in Emergency Medicine,” in Emergency Department Management, R. Strauss, T. Mayer, McGraw Hill, 2014, pp. 145-151.
J. Tucker, “A Role for Drones in Healthcare,” Hospital Impact, Dec 10, 2013.
J. Tucker, “Turn Emergency Docs into End-Of-Life Experts,” Hospital Impact, Nov 27, 2013.
J. Tucker, “Closing the Provider-Psych Patient Information Gap,” Hospital Impact, Aug 14, 2013.
J. Tucker, “Reducing Medical Errors Through Improved Communication,” The Shift, May 24, 2011.
J. Tucker, “Competition: Patient Satisfaction vs. Unnecessary Testing—Who Wins?” The Shift, Aug 20, 2011.
J. Tucker, “Drug Shortages in the ER,” The Shift, April 1, 2011.
J. Tucker, “Improving Healthcare Literacy,” The Shift, Mar 14, 2011.
J. Tucker, “What Does Meaningful Use Mean to You?” The Shift, Mar 8, 2011.
J. Tucker, “Efficiency,” The Shift, May 28, 2010.
Maryland Performance Excellence Award-Platinum (State Baldrige equivalent), Medstar St. Mary’s Hospital 2014
George Mason University College of Health and Human Services Improvement of the Year Award 2008
Sigma Sigma Phi (National Osteopathic Honorary Society)
Ciba-Geigy Award for community service 1996
Nominated for Student D.O. of the Year 1996
American College of Healthcare Executives
Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society
Fellow American College of Emergency Physicians
American College of Physician Executives
Vistage Chief Executive Program
Fellow American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians
Fellow American College of Osteopathic Internists
American Osteopathic Association
Executive Committee Member, Board of Trustees, USACS PAC 2016-present
Risk Management Committee, MEP Health 2011-present
EM Practice Committee, ACEP 2011-present
Practice Management Committee, ACOEP--Chair 2011-present
Cardiology Council, Medstar St. Mary’s Hospital 2010-2013
Physician IT Advisory Committee, Medstar St. Mary’s Hospital 2007-2011
Medical Executive Committee, Medstar St. Mary's Hospital 2006-2013
Credentials Committee, Medstar St. Mary’s Hospital 2006-2013
Peer Review Committee, Medstar St. Mary's Hospital 2006-2011
President, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Central Iowa Chapter 1997-1998
President, Young Professionals “With Heart”, Des Moines, IA 1996-1998
Delegate, American Heart Association - Iowa Delegate Assembly 1996-1997
Chair, American Heart Association Speakers’ Bureau 1996
Secretary, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Central Iowa Chapter 1994-1996
Executive Committee, MDA, Missouri Valley Chapter 1993-1994
HIMSS Connected Health Conference 2015
ACEP Scientific Assembly, Urgent Matters Patient Safety 2015
ACOEP Scientific Assembly 2015
Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine 2015
ACEP Scientific Assembly, Urgent Matters Patient Safety 2014
ACOEP Scientific Assembly 2014
PSR Leadership Summit 2014
ACOEP Scientific Assembly 2013
ACEP Scientific Assembly 2013
PSR Leadership Summit 2013
ACOEP Scientific Assembly 2012
Risk Management in Acute Care 2012
PSR Leadership Summit 2011
HIMSS11 Healthcare IT Annual Conference and Exhibition 2011
mHealth Summit 2010
ACOEP 2010 Scientific Assembly 2010
ACEP Annual Scientific Assembly 2010
ACEP Regional Leadership Workshop 2009
ACOEP Spring Seminar 2009
68th ACOI Annual Conference and Scientific Sessions 2008
Emergency Department Directors' Academy Phase I, Dallas, TX 2007
Emergency Department Directors' Academy Phase II, Dallas, TX 2007