A Visionary Physician Leader

Keith Helton
MD, CEO

Dr. Helton is leading a movement to put physicians back in charge of healthcare, a vision that will improve outcomes and lower costs. Dr. Helton believes that when good doctors are given the right clinical data, and are set free to cultivate one-to-one, personal relationships with patients, then everyone—physicians, patients, and employers—will all perform better.

Dr. Helton has founded five innovative, physician-led healthcare companies based on his philosophy and focused on making patient care better:

  • MDP Management

    MDP Management provides hospitals with local-market solutions for hospitalist services, providing physicians who are vested in the hospital and community and focused on improving patient outcomes, satisfaction, and compliance.

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  • MDP Development

    MDP Development specializes in the design, build and equipping of state-of-the-art medical centers. From onsite clinic conversions to standalone centers, proprietary processes, materials and project management experience seamlessly deliver timely, cost-effective solutions for businesses and patients.

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  • Select MD

    Select MD is the first pre-employment evaluation service that measures physicians for the essential traits found in high performing physician leaders. They identify doctors best prepared to deliver higher quality care more effectively and affordably.

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  • One to One Health

    One to One Health, the only physician-led onsite corporate health solution that’s making health care more effective and affordable for companies, universities, schools and other self-insured organizations across the nation.

  • Aegle Gear

    Aegle Gear creates high-performance healthcare apparel that reduces micro-organisms 99.99%, which means safer care and less risk of infection for patients and their families.

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Dr. Helton is one of few healthcare CEOs who has direct, personal, responsibility for treating and managing the health of patients every day. For more than 20 years, he has been a practicing specialist in internal medicine and pediatrics with Galen Medical Group, a highly respected multispecialty medical group with 17 locations in East Tennessee. As a Managing Partner at Galen, Dr. Helton recognized the value of using patient population data and clinical performance data to measure and improve patient experiences, prevent disease and reduce the overall cost of care.

Dr. Helton also served as Executive Vice President of Physician Services at Erlanger Health System, a leading academic medical center, and the 7th largest public health system in the nation. In this role, Dr. Helton was responsible for all aspects of physician employment, contracting, office management, networking and performance evaluation—a unique mix of skills and experiences that contribute to the growing success of One to One Health and its development of high-value, local physician networks.

Dr. Helton currently serves on the board of directors of the UT Research Foundation and is a graduate of East Tennessee State University School of Medicine and the Pediatric/Internal Medicine residency program of the University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences in Memphis.

  • Keith Helton, MD

    CEO

    Founder of 5 innovative health care industry companies, Keith has been a practicing specialist in internal medicine/pediatrics and managing partner with one of East Tennessee’s largest and most respected multi-specialty medical groups. He has served as Executive Vice President of Physician Services at Erlanger Health System, a leading academic medical center, and the 7th largest public health system in the nation. Keith currently serves on the board of directors of the UT Research Foundation and is a graduate of the University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences in Memphis.

  • David Alvarez, MD

    Medical Director

    David is a board certified internal medicine physician with over 17 years of inpatient hospitalist experience. He currently serves as the chief medical officer for MDP Management and stays engaged doing clinical rotations at our various partner hospitals. David has been instrumental in the expansion of MDP through physician recruitment and engaging community physicians. By increasing communication with the primary care providers in the communities we serve, patients experience true continuity of care and achieve better outcomes. He is an active member of the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM).

  • Will Smith, MD

    Chief Medical Officer

    A board-certified physician specializing in internal medicine and pediatrics, Will serves as the Chief Medical Director for One to One Health. He has a keen interest in improving the patient experience and as practiced medicine for more than 10 years with the Galen Medical Group, where he also serves on the board of directors. Will is a graduate of the St. Louis University School of Medicine.

  • Suzanne Sommerville, CPA

    Finance

    Suzanne is a healthcare financial specialist who honed her skills over nearly a decade as a major regional hospital CFO/Controller in Tennessee. She oversees the Finance/Accounting/HR and IT operations for One to One Health and plays an integral role in managing costs to deliver efficiencies for One to One Health customers. A licensed CPA since 1993, Suzanne holds a BS Degree in Computer Science and a minor in Accounting from Southern Adventist University.

  • Laura Beth Bynum

    Quality Assurance and Brand Manager

    With expertise in customer service and relationship development, Laura Beth is responsible for account maintenance, new business development, and patient satisfaction. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

  • Dawn Pfeiffer, LPN, BA

    Clinical Operations, Southeast

    With more than 20 years of clinic management experience and clinical workflow development, Dawn oversees the clinical operations and is currently responsible for staff management and recruiting, vendors supply and inventory, utilization reporting, and wellness program oversight at six Sumner Government and Board of Education clinics as well as the Catoosa County clinic. She earned her LPN from Memorial School of Nursing and BS in Nursing from Gulf Coast State College.

  • Jamie Woodyard, Pharm. D., BCACP

    Clinical Pharmacist

    As a clinical pharmacist for One to One Health, Jamie is focused on patient education, better outcomes, wellness and disease prevention. Jamie experience includes Medication Therapy Management (MTM) and chronic disease state education. A Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist specializing in chronic disease state management, Jamie earned her Pharm. D. from Purdue University, completing her residency and academic fellowship training at the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy in collaboration with Kerr Drug and Kerr Health.

  • Jen Hodges, MSM

    Director of Operations, Purdue Center for Healthy Living,
    Director of Wellness, One to One Health

    Jen is the Director of Operations for One to One Health and oversees the Center for Healthy Living and the state-wide employee and spouse wellness program for Purdue University. Jen has worked in the health and wellness industry for over 15 years, mainly in wellness leadership roles, but her foundation began in health and wellness coaching. She has completed many professional training/certification programs, including CHES, ACSM, Wellcoaches, NWC, and TTS, to name a few. Jen received her undergraduate degree in Health Promotion at Purdue University, West Lafayette, and her Masters in Business Administration and Management from Wesleyan University, Indianapolis.

Keith Helton, MD
CEO
David Alvarez, MD
Medical Director
Will Smith, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Suzanne Sommerville, CPA
Finance
Laura Beth Bynum
Quality Assurance and
Brand Manager
Dawn Pfeiffer, LPN, BA
Clinical Operations, Southeast
Jamie Woodyard, Pharm. D., BCACP
Clinical Pharmacist
Jen Hodges, MSM
Director of Operations
Director of Wellness