Welcome To Meridian Healthcare Partners

Meridian Healthcare Partners was formed to bring power to healthcare organizations through collaboration, trust, and sustainability.  We are proud to include the term, “Partners” in our company name.  Through partnering, our goal is to work alongside healthcare organizations to improve processes, improve care, and improve lives.  We stand committed to work alongside our clients to create distinction within their organization. Our team includes seasoned healthcare executives who have a commitment to excellence and are dedicated in assisting the organizations we work with reach their maximum potential. We pledge to help our partners build success operationally, financially, and bring the best care possible to patients and their communities.

Who Is Meridian

To partner with healthcare organizations that possess a desire to improve performance and ultimately improve the health of the community they serve. We strive to bring excellence to staff performance, resulting in enhanced patient care.
We believe that every healthcare organization desires to provide the best care possible to their patients. We recognize that systems and processes often create barriers that prevent caregivers from providing excellent patient care. We bring both skills and systems to help improve processes, improve care, and improve lives.
We promise to bring the very best in system and process improvement to your healthcare organization. We commit to partnering with healthcare organizations that strive to create value while improving patient care.
Our proven engagement techniques successfully demonstrate improvement. Working in partnership with healthcare systems, Meridian improves financial results, patient outcomes, physician engagement, operational efficiencies, and employee morale.

Meet our Leadership Team

Russell Judd

President

Russell Judd

President

Russell has over 25 years of health care experience with 20 of those years at the Chief Executive Officer level.  Russell has served as a CEO in the For Profit, Not-for Profit, Academic, and Public Hospitals.  He has experience in both system and stand-alone hospitals.  He has served on the Board of Directors of a Health Plan.

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Glenn Goldis, MD, MMM

Vice President

Glenn Goldis, MD, MMM

Vice President

Dr. Goldis is a Board Certified, Internal Medicine physician who has over 20 years of administrative and managed care experience. His expertise ranges from outpatient program development, hospital operations and pay for performance, to quality and utilization…

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Renee Villanueva

Vice President

Renee Villanueva

Vice President

Renee Villanueva has over 25 years of experience in Multi-Specialty Practice Management. She has worked to develop practice business strategies, streamline operational efficiencies and maximize ancillary office services for Private Practices, Managed Care Organizations, IPAs, as well as hospital-based outpatient clinics.

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Scott Thygerson

Vice President

Scott Thygerson

Vice President

With over 20 years of experience as an executive and consultant in health care strategic planning, operations, business development, and marketing, Scott Thygerson has served as Chief Strategy Officer at a public teaching hospital, and in similar roles at hospitals within Dignity Health System and Trinity Health.

Jared Leavitt, JD

General Counsel

Jared Leavitt, JD

General Counsel

Mr. Leavitt has been in healthcare management for eight years, most recently as Kern Medical’s Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Leavitt started his management career in post-acute nursing and rehab administration where he led multiple organizations to successful financial and clinical outcomes…

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