Dr. Karl Brown, MD, MPH
Dr. Karl Brown is a healthcare leader with 20 years of extensive experience working in both outpatient and inpatient settings, as well as in operational management of hospitals, outpatient facilities, and health plans.
He has worked as a physician in various leadership roles for Intermountain Healthcare, the U.S. Air Force, and IPC The Hospitalist Company. Specifically, Dr. Brown worked in Las Vegas as a hospitalist at Sunrise Hospital and as an in/outpatient physician at the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Hospital (joint USAF/VA facility) where he served as the Chief of Internal Medicine, Director of Medical Services, Chair of the Inpatient Care Council, and member of the Executive Council of Medical Staff. While working for Intermountain Healthcare at Logan Regional Hospital as a hospitalist, he provided inpatient care in the general hospital as well as in the ICU. While working at Logan Regional Hospital, he was the Chief of Internal Medicine and the Chief of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. He also worked in Intermountain’s Work-Med (occupational medicine) clinic.
Dr. Brown also worked at Portneuf Medical Center where he was a hospitalist, admitting patients for medical, surgical, and ICU care. He taught Family Medicine residents at Portneuf, and was an Adjunct Professor of Medicine at Idaho State University.
Dr. Brown served as Molina Healthcare’s Chief Medical Officer of Utah and Idaho. During his tenure, he was the Corporate Medical Director of Risk Adjustment, Coding, and Auditing, overseeing these enterprise-wide teams. Dr. Brown began his health plan experience as the medical director of risk adjustment in the Utah market. Highly regarded for data-driven initiatives resulting in improved patient outcomes, enhanced safety measures, strategic cost reductions, and increased revenue capture, Dr. Brown is a process-focused motivator dedicated to continuous improvement.
He recently served as the Executive Vice President of Quality and Business Operations, and currently is the Chief Quality and Risk Adjustment Officer for HealthCare Partners, IPA in New York. His extensive experience includes risk adjustment for Medicare, Medicaid, and Marketplace; safety, protocol standardization, and promoting and instituting Electronic Health Records (EHR) usage; utilization and case management; revenue capture; CMS audits and improved core measures; prior authorizations; grievances and appeals; compliance; Stars, HEDIS; and improving Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) scores.
Dr. Brown earned his MD from Wayne State University, his MPH in Epidemiology, his Master’s Certificate in Public Health Genetics, and his MBA from the University of Michigan. He graduated from executive leadership training from University of California, Irvine. He earned a BS in Microbiology and a BA in Chemistry from Arizona State University. He also earned his certified personal training certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine and his certified risk coder certification from the American Academy of Professional Coders.
Karl enjoys hiking, biking, lifting weights, playing the guitar, and eating at restaurants (especially deserts). He has four children, two in college, one in high school, and one in junior high. His wife is quite active in the state and community, and is on the Logan Regional Hospital Board of Directors.
Dr. Dee Stevens, D.C.
Dr. Dee S. Stevens, D.C. has been practicing for 32 years and has had three highly successful practices including one in which, alongside his Chiropractic office, he owned and operated a gym. When he graduated from chiropractic school at Los Angeles College of Chiropractic in 1988, he was ASB Vice President and was the World Congress of Chiropractic Students Vice president. He was also awarded the “Student American Chiropractic Association Outstanding Senior Award.
Shortly after graduating he worked for and was trained by Dr. Gary Tuthill, the former Chiropractor and Head Athletic Trainer for the L.A. Rams, California Angels, the Mighty Ducks professional hockey team and U.S.C. Trojans. Because of this experience and training Dr. Stevens performed Chiropractic and rehab on many professional, Olympic and college athletes including many players from the L. A. Rams, the San Diego Chargers, the L.A. Raiders, the Oakland Athletics, Minnesota Twins, San Francisco 49ers and many professional rodeo participants and “James “Lights Out” Toney, the former IBF middleweight champion, IBF super middleweight champion and the IBF cruiserweight champion.
Dr. Stevens has had extensive experience and training in the treatment of many conditions including: Back injuries from accidents and over-use syndromes, shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and ankle conditions, including the conservative treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow and TMJ dysfunction. He has also been trained in “Diversified Technique,” “Palmer Technique,” “Gonstead,” “Activator,” and “Thompson Drop Technique”.
Dr. Stevens has been married to his wife, Carol for just over 40 years. They have two amazing children, Scott and Emily, and five incredible grandchildren.
Dr. Stevens enjoys spending time reading, enjoying sports, cooking, eating salted caramel ice cream and spending time with his family. Dr. Stevens patients have been very loyal and know of his genuine care and concern for their all-around health.