Dr. William L. Dunn

william Dunn Consulting

331 Jackson St.
PO Box 184
Cannon Beach OR, 97110

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Knowledgable in Family Practice and nurse triage including telephone guidelines usage. Retired from active medical practice after 20 years in 1998 due to back surgeries.
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Skills Summary Twenty years experience as a Board Certified Family Practice provider of primary care in various practice situations including solo practice for seven years. Five years experience in computer programming for an accounting firm prior to medical school. Medical administrative experience as asst. Medical Director for a 102 doctor multi-specialty practice, Director of a large medical call center, and CEO-owner of a private telephone triage company. Extensive experience in telemedicine operations, sales to physician practices and hospital systems and health plans, as well as QA/QC consulting in medical practices. EXPERIENCE Medford, OR 2001-2005 Assisted Hospital and clinic clients with training programs and supervision of mid-level providers in rural clinics, set up regular quality control program and supervised monthly QA staff meetings. Supervised RNs providing specialty IV medical therapies, and oversaw emergency response preparations. Ongoing Independent contractor role in the maintenance of Tell-A-Nurse contracts (below) with FONEMED, LLC, and currently active in sales of triage services to clinics and organizations large and small on the West Coast. Expert witness experience for the defense as a Board Certified Family Practitioner involving medical malpractice. Tell-A-Nurse, LLC Medford, OR 1999-2002 After-hours telephone triage company to accept and manage patient medical concerns for subscriber physician practices, emergency rooms, and related medical facilities. Conceived company and formulated systems design, adapted protocols and guidelines to our specific needs, Worked with programmers to connect network and database management to call center initially, then adapted system to have all RNs work at home. Marketing done primarily through self-designed web site to 125 physicians in 26 different practice situations from San Diego to Spokane. Performed all aspects of company operations from sales to bookkeeping and human resources to payroll before sale of business to international triage company, FONEMED. Call Center Medical Director and Associate Medical Director of Utilization Management, Medford Clinic, P.C. Medford, OR 1998-2000 Director of Utilization Review department and provided medical oversight to staff as well as liaison to outside practices and local hospital UR departments. Supervised weekly UR meetings and chaired the QA/QC committee. Liaison with individual clinic providers and staff as required to achieve clinic goals of efficient and cost-effective care. Presented communications to medical staff at regular meetings on managed care performance and medical management. Represented clinics interests in cost-effective care with contract providers, community agencies, payors and health plans. Completed ad hoc utilization studies in target areas as determined by UR committee and Medical Director. Interviewed prospective new clinic physicians. Family Practice Physician, Primary Care Dept., Urgent Care Physician, Medford Clinic, P.C. Medford, OR 1992-1998 Worked full-time as Urgent Care/Emergency Care physician in clinic providing 30,000 visits/year, personally averaging over 500/month for four years in large (550 employee) multi-specialty clinic. Returned to FP primary care with nearly 3,000 patients in my practice from 1996-98. Full hospital privileges at both local hospitals, Rogue Valley and Providence Hospital, with no hospitalists. . Owner, Yreka Family Medical Group Family Practice 1985-1992, Yreka, CA Independent family practice office in town of 5,000 in Northern California, started as solo and took on partner four years later. Performed full range of services including Peds, OB, cardioversions, stress tests, surgical assisting, and orthopedics and worked in local hospital ER part-time. Partner, Newton Clinic Medical Group Family Practice, 1981-1985, Yreka, CA Started as employee and bought share of practice. Began practice immediately after completing residency in 1981. Programmer, Bailey Automation, Inc. 1969-1973, Los Angeles, CA COBOL, BAL, RPG-2 EDUCATION: Family Practice Residency 1978-1981, University of Health Sciences, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ Chicago Medical School 1975-1978, Chicago, IL LoyolaMarymount University Cum Laude, dual majors in Biology and Chemistry 1973-1975, Los Angeles, CA American Institute of Technology 1968-1969, Tucson, AZ MILITARY EXPERIENCE: United States Marine Corps, Radio Telegrapher 1964-1967, 1st Marine Air Wing, El Toro, Okinawa, Japan LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS; Medical Licenses 1993-present, Oregon (# MD18282) 1981-1993, California 2001-2002, Pennsylvania Board Certification, Family Practice American Academy of Family Practice 1981 Recertification 1988, 1995 DEA Certification Registration # BD0312772, 1981-present ACLS/ATLS expired but renewable
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