Chris Hyer, PA-C, Joins VillageMD to provide strategic leadership as new Vice President, Advanced Practice Providers
VillageMD today announced that Chris Hyer, PA-C has joined VillageMD to lead its advanced practice providers (APP). In this role, Hyer will be responsible for the recruitment and continuing professional development of a critical portion of its primary care workforce. VillageMD, through its group practice Village Medical, currently employs and is adding to its APP workforce in all its current markets.
“At VillageMD, we believe in a patient-centered experience and at the heart of that is our team-based approach that includes experienced and talented physicians and advanced practice providers,” said David Hatfield, D.O., president of Village Medical. “Chris is an excellent addition to our team and is a critical hire as we continue to invest in our advanced practice providers. His passion and commitment to patient care is consistent with the mission of Village Medical.”
“I believe deeply that access to high-quality primary care is critical in healthcare,” said Hyer, Vice President of advanced practice providers at VillageMD. “VillageMD’s model is built on delivering the best outcomes for patients through value-based care and I believe that is the path to transforming healthcare in the United States. My prior experience working in underserved communities aligns with VillageMD’s mission to make healthcare more accessible, personal, and affordable.”
Prior to joining VillageMD, Hyer was executive director for APPs at Intermountain Healthcare where he provided strategic and operational leadership for more than 1,500 employed and affiliated APPs. Hyer is experienced in recruiting, onboarding, and improving the working environments, such as by implementing hospital bylaws changes to include APPs as voting medical staff members while at Intermountain. Prior to coming to Intermountain, Hyer served as the medical director for the Community Health Centers, Inc., in Salt Lake City. Hyer attended University of California Los Angeles’ Healthcare Executive Program and obtained his master’s in physician assistant studies (MPAS) from University of Utah, and bachelors degree in Spanish and literature also from University of Utah.
To learn more about careers at VillageMD, please visit www.villagemd.com/careers.
VillageMD, through its subsidiary Village Medical, is a leading, national provider of value-based primary care services. VillageMD partners with physicians to provide the tools, technology, operations, staffing support and industry relationships to deliver high-quality clinical care and better patient outcomes, while reducing the total cost of care. The Village Medical brand provides primary care for patients at traditional free-standing practices, Village Medical at Walgreens practices, at home and via virtual visits. VillageMD and Village Medical have grown to 22 markets and are responsible for more than 1.6 million patients. VillageMD is a leading participant in CMS innovation programs and will apply to participate in the upcoming ACO REACH model, which helps providers deliver better outcomes for patients and create healthier communities through value-based care. To learn more, please visit www.villageMD.com.
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