Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth (GPT) is very pleased to welcome Jeffrey P. Kesler, PsyD as its new COO. Dr. Kesler brings a comprehensive level of telemedicine understanding and experience to one of the most robust telemedicine networks in the nation. In addition to overseeing the daily operations of GPT, Dr. Kesler will also play a key leadership role in the development and expansion of services into Alabama.
Dr. Kesler has over 20 years of broad clinical and operational experience. He has been responsible for strategic and tactical leadership in the behavioral health domain for the two largest correctional medical companies in the country. Within his organizations, he has been the executive lead on the development and implementation of telemedicine programs.
Dr. Kesler has implemented telemedicine programs in many settings including over 13 statewide criminal justice systems that resulted in improved clinical outcomes, increased access to care, and cost savings. He has spoken numerous times at national conferences on the design, implementation, and administrative tasks when implementing a telehealth program.
“I am extremely excited to have Jeff join our executive leadership team where we will benefit immensely from his experience and proven record of success,” states Paula Guy, CEO. “Jeff’s operational leadership and depth of management experience are key additions to support our aggressive growth plans.”
About Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth, Inc.
Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth, Inc. is the leading agency in Georgia focusing on increasing access to healthcare through innovative use of technology including telemedicine, health information exchange and telehealth. GPT’s success has been built on providing technical assistance and education to its network partners and has been recognized nationally for its robust, statewide network.