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Dr. Chris Pittman on the BackTable VI Podcast

Dr. Chris Pittman

Interventional Radiologist

Dr. Chris Pittman is a practicing Interventional Radiologist, CEO, and CMO with Vein 911 in Tampa, Florida.

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Ep 133 MSOs and Value-Based Care: What You Need to Know with Dr. Chris Pittman
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About Dr. Chris Pittman

Dr. Pittman is dual board-certified, and American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine certified, minimally-invasive surgeon growing strategy-eating culture delivering award-winning, world-renowned medical & cosmetic vein care, superior patient experience & satisfaction guarantee. Dr. Pittman is also the Executive Producer of the Vein911 reality TV show. He is the Managing Director for Health Performance Specialists, which is the largest independent vein care practice network in the USA. He is also an administrator for the Foam Sclerotherapy Experts LinkedIn Group. Dr. Pittman is the President of the TransAmerican Sclerotherapy Institute, Inc., a 501(c)(3) promoting sclerotherapy education & patient benefits. He is a Board Manager for TBIH, a clinically integrated network partnered with Florida Blue, Aetna, Cigna, & Oscar. He is also an Affiliate Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. Dr. Pittman has also been an Advisory Board Member for Tactile Medical (TCMD:NASDAQ), Axiom Rehabilitation, Automated Clinical Guidelines, and Apaly Health.

Dr. Pittman also has 30 years of medical-political leadership, such as a Board of Directors & Fellow for the American Vein and Lymphatic Society (AVLS) (the largest US medical organization devoted to venous disorders), a Chair of the AVLS Healthcare Advocacy Committee, an AVLS Delegate for the American Medical Association, a past Executive Committee Member for the AVLS Foundation, a member of the Florida Medicare Contractor Advisory Committee, a past President of the Florida Medical Association Political Action Committee (FMA PAC), a member and Past Vice Chair of the FMA Council on Medical Economics & Practice Innovation, a past Chair for FMA Advisory Committee on Healthcare Information Technology (HIT), and a past President for the Hillsborough County Medical Association.

Dr. Pittman has also been a consultant/thought Leader in Medical Informatics, Telemedicine, HIT, & Health Care Policy. Selected presentations: Pioneer ACO HIT lead (CMS Innovation Center), "State of the State on HIT" (Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA)), "Telehealth: State of the State" (Florida Telehealth Summit), "Separating Fact from Fiction: What Every Journalist Needs to Know about Healthcare Policy" (Poynter Institute for Media Studies), Chair, "Healthcare Policy & Advocacy Symposium"; "Future of Reimbursement"; "ABCs of MACRA" (AVLS Annual Congresses), "Advocacy Role of Physician Societies in a Period of Significant Changes in Health Care Economics" (American Venous Forum Annual Meeting), and "Inside the Trenches: Firsthand Experiences From Successful Physician Entrepreneurs", Representing the Physician Entrepreneur and Innovator: How to Both Practice Medicine and Build an Innovative Business (Florida Bar Health Law Section).

Dr. Pittman is a devoted husband, father of 4, and 25yr cancer survivor.

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Resources from Dr. Chris Pittman

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Podcasts Featuring Dr. Chris Pittman

Episode #133


We talk with Dr. Christopher Pittman to better understand Management Services Organizations (MSOs) and what they can do for your practice. We also get the 101 on Value-Based Care payment models.

Episode #111


We talk with Dr. Chris Pittman, founder of Vein911 and LinkedIn Foam Sclerotherapy Experts, about Foam Sclerotherapy for the treatment of superficial venous disease, including technique, patient workup, and some of the reasons why foam is underutilized.

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