Profiles of Excellence: Interview with Pat Holloway
Thursday, October 8, 2015 | MedAxiom
We had a chance recently to talk with Pat Holloway, a MedAxiom member and outstanding leader in the CV health care industry. Pat is Chief Operating Officer of Oklahoma Heart Hospital Physicians (OHHP), the state’s largest cardiovascular provider consisting of 65 employed physicians and 24 mid-level providers. He has served as the group’s chief administrator for the past 14 years and has been integrally involved in the formation, development and operations of Oklahoma Heart Hospital (OHH), the physician group’s parent organization. He is a Certified Public Accountant.
Pat will be part of a case study presentation at the Fall ’15 CV Transformation Conference discussing Contract Renegotiation and Outcomes.
What do you enjoy most about the work you do?
- Work with productive, highly intelligent people
- Lots of variety in daily activities and responsibilities
- Enjoy problem solving
- Minimal travel
If you could choose any job outside of health care, what would it be?
- Successful history professor, researcher and author
What are the biggest challenges facing cardiovascular health care today?
- Uncertain reimbursement models, threatened organizational profitability and physician income levels, and excessive regulation and government control
What is your favorite weekend/leisure activity?
- Reading and OKC Thunder basketball
Where do you hope to go on your next vacation and why?
- Northern France and Belgium to explore various WWI and WWII battlefields
What books are you currently reading or wanting to read?
- Currently reading Winston Churchill’s WWI series called The World Crisis
What was the last movie or live performance you saw?
- Last movie: Age of Adaline
- Last live performance: Linkin Park
What are you most looking forward to at the Fall’15 CV Transformation Conference?
- Seeing and visiting with colleagues from around the country
- Fire in the Hole: Patient Access to Medical Records
- E/M Changes Are Here – Now What?
- Cardiovascular Care Transformation: Embracing the Pandemic as a Disruptor and Innovation Catalyst
- Overcoming Barriers to Cardiac Rehab Enrollment Part 3: How to Leverage Virtual Cardiac Rehab and Get Paid for It
- Overcoming Barriers to Cardiac Rehab Enrollment Part 2: Addressing Cost, Patient Adherence and Access