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Everything you need to succeed in value-based care.

Summit Strategic Solutions specializes in providing customized, consumer-focused services that deliver value and efficiency for your organization, while improving outcomes and quality of life.

Focusing on innovation and integration, Summit Strategic Solutions brings experience and proven systems to help physician practices, health providers and other organizations succeed in the transformation of healthcare from traditional fee-for-service care to value-based care.

Based in Knoxville, Tennessee, Summit Strategic Solutions includes a Management Services Organization, providing business, operational, financial and legal services.

What we do to help your organization succeed

Practice Management

  • Quality Control
  • Revenue Cycle
  • Business and Operations
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing

With more than 20 years of experience managing one of the largest physician-based groups in East Tennessee, Summit Strategic Solutions has the systems, staff and training in place to optimize your group’s performance, while adapting to the unique circumstances within individual practices.

Population Health Management

  • Patient Enrollment and Attribution
  • Patient Engagement
  • Quality Outcomes and Data Analytics
  • Collaboration with Large Specialty Groups
  • Care Coordination
  • Health Education

Summit Strategic Solutions utilizes a variety of individual, organizational and cultural interventions to help improve the illness and injury burden and the healthcare use of behavior defined populations.

Value-Based Care

  • Performance Improvement – Medical Expense Ratio Management
  • Physician Engagement – Education and Clinical Quality
  • Patient/Member Engagement – Enrollment
  • Health Plan Partnership
  • Integrated Care Networks

Value- and risk-based reimbursement provides a comprehensive approach to both clinical and business practices. Achieving value-based care requires business processes that simultaneously address patient experience, quality, expenses and revenues, and Summit Strategic Solutions implements proven strategies for providers.


The Summit Strategic Solutions vision for transforming the healthcare delivery landscape includes providing superlative management and consumer-focused healthcare solutions.

Summit Strategic Solutions employs a team of professionals in business, operations, accounting, legal, marketing and quality control who will investigate, experiment, create and market a healthcare delivery model for your organization that will perform well in a value-based environment.

Executive Leadership

Executive Leader and Chief Science & Innovation Officer
Jack Kam, MBA

Chief Financial Officer
Jerry Hall, CPA

Chief Information Officer
Joseph L. Ortiz, MSCE, MBA

Chief Legal Officer
Jeff Tuck, RN, BA, JD

Vice President of Value-Based Care
Kimberly Kauffman, MPH

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1225 E. Weisgarber Road, Suite 200, Knoxville, TN 37909