ASC Leader to Know: Dr. Chuck Peck of Health Inventures
Before joining Health Inventures in 2011, Dr. Peck held a number of other healthcare executive roles, including CEO of a 150-physician multi-specialty practice affiliated with the University Hospitals of Cleveland; partner at healthcare consulting firms Arthur Anderson and FTI; president of two regions under Aetna; and CMO of Take Care Health, a retail health clinic operator, and LifeMasters, a national disease management company. He also served as a clinical professor of medicine at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.
In addition to his business acumen, Dr. Peck has extensive expertise and knowledge as a board-certified internist and rheumatologist. He completed his undergraduate and medical education at Emory University and New York University School of Medicine, respectively. He is also an accomplished scientist, having authored numerous articles on the topic of science and health policy, and a fellow of the American College of Physicians and American College of Physician Executives.
Health Inventures recently announced the opening of a new joint-venture ambulatory surgery center in Norwalk, Conn., in partnership with Norwalk Hospital and 15 local physicians. "It is a significant opportunity for us to be affiliated with Norwalk Hospital and our physician partners," Dr. Peck said. "The Norwalk Surgery Center venture represents the future of healthcare delivery with multiple community providers working together to deliver a 'best in breed' service to patients. Health Inventures is built upon creating and optimizing these unique partnerships."
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