Staff

Director

George Royal .jpgGeorge Royal • groyal@tanner.org • 770-838-8711

George Royal began his work with HealthWest in 1996 and has served as director since 2001. George also functions as the director of managed care for Tanner Health System. He has been a board member of the Georgia Society for Managed Care since 2003 and has held the position of president from 2007-08 and 2009-10. George earned his bachelor's degree in management from Georgia State University in 1988 and a master's degree from the University of West Georgia in 1994.


Medical Director

Jeff Reid MD.jpgJeff Reid, M.D. • jsreid@tanner.org

Jeff Reid, MD joined HealthWest as Medical Director in 2011 focusing on physician credentialing and clinical integration. Dr. Reid is a full time Pulmonologist practicing in Carroll County at West Georgia Lung and Sleep Medicine. Dr. Reid is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine/Pulmonary Diseases, American Board of Internal Medicine/Critical Care Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine/Sleep Medicine, and the American Board of Sleep Medicine.


Provider Relations Representative

Suzanne Altman.jpgSuzanne Altman • saltman@tanner.org • 770-838-8712

Suzanne Altman has worked with HealthWest since 2002 and has been involved in the healthcare industry for fifteen years. Suzanne is the primary HealthWest contact to address any physician credentialing and claim concerns.