OnPoint Medical Group Corporate Mission and Values
- To make OnPoint Medical Group the preferred partner and advocate for providers and patients enabling quality health care outcomes.
- To professionally manage all aspects of a provider’s business with a suite of professional business services to enable them to provide the highest quality medical services to their patients.
- To provide a platform for our providers to speak with one voice to our various constituencies including payors and local/national medical boards.
Our core values express our culture, how we operate, and how we work together:
- To build relationships and maintain trust with every one of our providers, staff, and patients by delivering on our commitments
- To be humble and serve one another while valuing and encouraging each other and our unique talents
- To teach one another, learn from each other, and show continuous improvement every day
OnPoint Medical Group Leadership Team
Combining highly successful practicing primary and urgent care physicians and professional business leaders with deep ties to and experience operating the medical services organizations, OnPoint Medical Group’s leadership team is well positioned to build a strong and viable company that serves it patients, doctors, staff, payors, and investors.
Blair Tikker, Chief Executive Officer
Prior to co-founding OnPoint Medical Group, Blair was a Managing Director and Operating Partner of a multi-billion dollar mid-market private equity firm where he primarily focused on assisting the firm with deal sourcing and organizational development of its portfolio companies. Blair has over 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry having worked for a number of hospital systems, physician groups and managed care companies. Blair is currently a Managing Director of Quartz Creek Capital Partners. In 1995, he was named the CEO of the private equity backed company Sloans Lake Managed Care (“SLMC”) until Centura Health purchased the company in August of 1997. Thereafter, Blair and his partners formed the Phylink Group to manage and consult for physician groups, and in 2001 along with several others, acquired SLMC back from Centura Health. SLMC was eventually acquired by another private equity firm and became the platform for HMS Healthcare where Blair served as the CEO from 2001 until its sale to a strategic buyer in 2005. Prior to SLMC, Blair was President of Porter/Littleton Hospitals (1992 to 1994), and a corporate Senior Vice President for Rocky Mountain Adventist Healthcare System (1989 to 1992) and the CEO of Columbine Medical Group for two years prior to that.
Doug Goetz, President & CFO
Prior to co-founding OnPoint Medical Group, Doug served as CEO at Schryver Medical, a private equity backed provider of diagnostic healthcare services. Before that, he served as CEO of Correctional Healthcare Companies, a private equity backed healthcare services company focused on providing healthcare services to state and local agencies across the United States, and Senior Vice President and CFO of HMS Healthcare, a private equity backed multi-region preferred provider organization (PPO). As a vice-president for the TriZetto Group, a healthcare services firm, Doug led numerous integrations of healthcare networks. Doug also served as Corporate CFO for PorterCare Adventist Health System, a Denver-based multi-hospital network, as well as serving as COO and CFO of Sloans Lake Managed Care. Doug is currently a Managing Director of Quartz Creek Capital Partners. In total, Doug has more than 24 years of healthcare management and leadership experience.
Scott Pomeroy, President PC Division and Corporate M&A
Scott Pomeroy brings over 30 years of experience in chief executive and senior financial roles. He has extensive expertise in executive, strategic, and financial positions in early-stage, growth, and mature organizations. Along with his executive experience, he has a broad range of experience in all facets of corporate governance, corporate strategy, and is deeply experienced with mergers and acquisitions, and capital market transactions.
Scott is the former Co-Founder & CEO of Pinnacle Medical Partners, a primary care network which merged with OnPoint Urgent Care to form OnPoint Medical Group. In addition to this, Scott is on the board of directors for a developing aircraft design and manufacturing firm, and US Government Contractor. Before starting Pinnacle, Scott spent some time as the CEO and member of the Board of Directors for a media company based in New Zealand.
When he’s not in the office, Scott enjoys travelling with his family, and, as a resident of the Mile High State, watching Broncos football. He loves skiing in the Rocky Mountains and is also a wine connoisseur.
Jeffrey Bushnell DO, MBA, President UC Division
Dr. Jeff Bushnell is currently the Chief Executive Officer for OnPoint Urgent Care, a successful three center practice located in S. Metro Denver. Jeff co-founded the acute care medical practice in 2008 with fellow ER physician, Dr. Paul Morton
Dr. Bushnell continues to see patients in the clinic when not providing strategy and oversight for the organization. Since founding OnPoint he has acted as a clinical instructor for several Master’s and Doctoral programs from the University of Colorado, Colorado State University, the University of Wyoming, and Des Moines University in Iowa and served on the Board of Advisors for Anthem College, Denver.
After residency Jeff served in the United States Air Force as an emergency physician and Medical Director for the Air Force Academy Emergency Department and Acute Care Clinic. He also served in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan where he earned an Army Commendation Medal for work in the emergency department at Craig Joint Theater Hospital. Experience gained in busy urban emergency departments and practiced in unique war time setting are the basis for OnPoint’s day-to-day operations.
His formal education includes undergraduate work at the Florida Institute of Technology, graduate training in Administration and Management at Harvard University, a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Florida Institute of Technology, and a Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Bushnell completed a General Surgery internship and a residency in Emergency Medicine at the Wright State University School of Medicine in Dayton, OH, and is board certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine.
Paul Morton MD, chief operating officer, UC division
Dr. Morton’s formal education includes undergraduate work at the United States Air Force Academy where he graduated 2nd in a class of 987 and served as the Group Commander for 1100 cadets. Dr. Morton continued his pursuit of excellence by graduating in the top 20 percent of his medical school class at Dartmouth Medical School and successfully completing an Emergency Medicine residency at the Maine Medical Center in Portland, ME. He is board certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a fully qualified Flight Surgeon in the U.S. Air Force.
Dr. Morton previously served 20 years in the United States Air Force, including positions as the Medical Operations Squadron Commander at Buckley AFB in 2010-11 and the Director for the Emergency Department/Acute Care Clinic at the US Air Force Academy Hospital from 2005-2008. In 2003, Dr. Morton oversaw the transition of the Emergency Department at Sheppard AFB to an Urgent Care Center as a result of Congress’ Base Realignment and Closure just prior to his appointment to the Academy. During his Air Force career, Dr. Morton also distinguished himself through two deployments to Iraq and one to Afghanistan and was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal three times, including one for heroism in Iraq in 2005, and was awarded the Air Commendation Medal for heroism in 2007 and the Joint Commendation Medal in 2008 for his work with Special Forces in Afghanistan.
In addition to his full time position with the Air Force until 2011, Dr. Morton was a staff physician with the Centura Hospital system where he worked in the Emergency Departments at the Porter, Littleton, and Parker Adventist Hospitals on a part-time basis from 2004-2009.
Dr. Morton continues to see patients in the clinic when not directing operations for the organization. In addition, since founding OnPoint he has served as the Chief of Aerospace Medicine for the Colorado Air National Guard (COANG) at Buckley Air Force Base in Denver. He is a Colonel (select) and has attained the second highest ranking medical position in the State. Under his direct leadership, the 140th Medical Group received the highest compliance rating during their Unit Effectiveness Inspection in May 2016.
Rick Hale, Senior VP Business Development
Prior to joining OnPoint Medical Group, Rick was the VP of Ambulatory Strategy and Development for the South Denver Group of Centura Health, the largest health system in Colorado. With over 30 years of health care experience, Rick has held leadership roles in several areas of health care and managed care delivery. From 1987 to 1994, he was the CEO of Littleton Adventist Hospital, and from 1994 to 1997, the CEO of both Littleton and Porter Adventist hospitals.
In 1997, in partnership with Blair Tikker, the two formed the Phylink Group to manage and consult with physician groups. In 2001, the group acquired Sloan’s Lake Managed Care, a Colorado PPO. SLMC was eventually acquired by a private equity firm and became the platform for HMS Healthcare. Rick served as the CEO of the Colorado division. The company was sold to a strategic buyer in 2005.