Certified public accountant and certified medical practice executive Will Pitt has been named the director of the Physicians Group at Blount Memorial Hospital. Pitt most recently was employed with West Tennessee Healthcare in Jackson where he was director of practice administration.
Before becoming director of practice administration, Pitt was an administrator at Semmes-Murphey Neurologic and Spine Institute in Jackson. Prior to that, he was an administrator at West Tennessee ENT Clinic and a senior accountant at Horne, LLP, which are both located in Jackson.
Pitt received a bachelor of science in business administration at Union University in Jackson, where he double-majored in accounting and economics/finance. He is currently serving as vice president of the Tennessee Medical Group Management Association.
As director of the Physicians Group at Blount Memorial, Pitt will be responsible for providing administrative, financial, operational, information and strategic management for multiple physician practices/clinic sites with multiple specialties. He also will oversee revenue cycle management, contract negotiations, recruitment of staff and physicians, marketing new services and policy/procedure development. He will be responsible for negotiating managed care contracts; preparing annual operating budgets; and ensuring compliance with standards and regulations.