Preston Smith

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Preston SmithPreston Smith, JD, FACHE

Chief Revenue Officer & Chief Compliance Officer

Preston Smith currently works as Chief Revenue Officer to drive better integration and alignment between all revenue-related functions as well as overseeing the company’s compliance and its professional liability insurance program.  Preston joined ApolloMD in 2008 to manage the ValorMD professional liability insurance division and provide counsel for risk management, claims and quality improvement for its insured physicians. For five years he worked as President of ApolloMD’s anesthesia service. Prior to joining ApolloMD, his legal practice included an array of healthcare related areas including healthcare and hospital law, medical malpractice defense, litigation, and physician practice contracts and business organization. He has also served as a State Senator in the Georgia General Assembly from 2003-2011, where he chaired the Senate Judiciary committee and served as a member of Appropriations, Health and Human Services and other influential committees. Preston is board certified in healthcare management as a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Preston’s contributions to healthcare and tort reform are numerous. In 2005, he was the chief sponsor and principal author of the statewide reforms to Georgia’s medical liability laws. Georgia Trend magazine recognized Preston as one of the 40 most prominent leaders in Georgia under the age of 40. He was also named among Georgia’s 21 rising star lawyers by The Daily Report. The Atlanta Business Chronicle recognized Preston on its “Who’s Who” list of Georgia leaders in the fields of law and business, and Preston was named to the list of the ‘100 Most Influential Georgians’ by Georgia Trend magazine. In 2010, the Georgia Society for Ambulatory Surgery Centers (GSASC) named Preston Legislator of the Year as a result of his patient advocacy and numerous healthcare reforms.

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