The Chartis Group names Roger Ray, MD as physician consulting director

31 October 2019 2 min. read
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Healthcare consultancy The Chartis Group has announced the appointment of Roger Ray, MD, as the firm’s physician consulting director. Ray has more than 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry, many of which are in a leadership capacity. 

"Roger is an excellent addition to the Chartis team,” Greg Maddrey, president of Chartis Consulting, said. “His comprehensive senior executive experience with major medical centers and health systems will complement the firm's team of healthcare consulting leaders and bring a physician executive point-of-view to our solutions."

Prior to joining Chartis, Ray was executive vice president and chief physician executive at Atrium Health, a nonprofit hospital network based in Charlotte, North Carolina which employs more than 60,000 people. There, Ray was responsible for oversight of system functions including the poison control center, population health, and infection prevention and accreditation services. He also oversaw the system’s more than $2 billion budget, as well as the graduate and undergraduate medical education and research functions, such as the Charlotte division of the University of North Carolina’s School of Medicine. 

The Chartis Group names Roger Ray, MD as physician consulting director

Ray has also served as the chief quality officer at BayCare Health System and the chief medical officer at AnMed Health. He also practiced neurology for 15 years. Ray holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia, an MBA from the University of Colorado, and earned his MD from the West Virginia University School of Medicine.  

“I have devoted my career to leading teams focused on creating an enduring, positive impact on healthcare,” Ray said. “I am thrilled to join The Chartis Group, an organization of talented professionals that has an impressive track record of doing exactly that."

Chartis is headquartered in Chicago, and has offices in Atlanta, Boston, New York, Minneapolis, and San Francisco. It works with academic medical centers, integrated delivery networks, children’s hospitals, and other healthcare service organizations.