TMF Health Quality Institute Elects Six Board Members
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(July 19, 2006—AUSTIN, TX)—TMF Health Quality Institute, the Austin-based nonprofit health care consulting company, recently elected six health care leaders to its 18-member board of trustees.
“Our role is to help improve the quality of health care for all Texans,” said William G. Gamel, MD, CEO of TMF. “Our board members are health care leaders who help us in reaching our goal. We are honored that they’re taking time from their busy schedules to give back to the health care community.”
TMF board members serve a three-year term. Re-elected board members are:
- Robert H. Emmick, Jr., MD—El Paso
- C. Bruce Malone, MD—Austin
- Daniel Saylak, DO—Bryan
- Larry Steiger, FACHE—Austin
Newly elected board members are:
- David Garza, DO—Laredo
- Carla Ortique, MD—Austin
In addition, Maya Bledsoe, MD, Austin, was elected as the vice president, and Susan Strate, MD, Wichita Falls, was elected officer-at-large. Patrick Hanford, DO, Lubbock, serves as the president of the board.
About TMF Health Quality Institute
TMF Health Quality Institute, formerly Texas Medical Foundation, is an Austin, Texas-based nonprofit consulting company focused on promoting quality health and health care through contracts with federal, state and local governments, as well as private organizations. TMF partners with health care providers in a variety of settings to ensure that every person receives the appropriate care, every time.