bio & contact info
Thomas Buckingham, President
Thomas Buckingham serves as president of Allevant Solutions, working closely with Mayo Clinic’s Dr. Mark Lindsay. Tom also serves as Executive Vice President of Strategy for Select Medical’s 110 long-term acute care (LTAC) hospitals and for its nine rehabilitation hospitals, including Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in New Jersey, consistently ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top two medical rehabilitation hospitals. In his leadership role, Tom is responsible for hospital strategy, the quality department and government relations. He is also charged with the planning and implementation of Select Medical’s proposed elements of health care reform including Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), post acute care bundling proposals, and patient experience initiative.
Tom joined Select Medical in 1998 as CEO of Select Specialty Hospital in Mt. Clemens, Michigan and went on to hold positions of increasing leadership responsibility, leading to his appointment as president of Select Medical’s LTAC hospital division. In the president’s role, Tom was responsible for the division’s overall clinical, operational and financial performance.
Tom holds his bachelor’s degree in nursing (BSN) and his MBA from Oakland University in suburban Detroit. As an executive with extensive health care experience in the for-profit, non-profit and faith-based sectors, Tom serves on the board of directors for the Acute Long-Term Hospital Association (ALTHA) in Washington, D.C., as well as NaviHealth in Brentwood, Tennessee.
Tom may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mark Lindsay, Medical Director
Mark Lindsay MD MMM is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. He serves as Medical Director for Allevant. He received his medical degree from the University Of Southern California School Of Medicine, where he also completed his postgraduate training in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and remained on Faculty as an Assistant Professor of Medicine. He has practiced at Mayo Clinic Health System Eau Claire since 1997 where he has served in a number of leadership positions including Department Chair Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Luther Midelfort Board of Directors, Physician Chair ICU Redesign, Medical Director Valley Health Plan, Medical Director of Ventilator Program in Chippewa Falls Wisconsin from 1997-2012 and Chair of Eau Claire’s Continuum of Care Program and Utilization Management from 2000-2006. He was the Quality Officer for Mayo Clinic Health System from 2006-2010.
He received his Masters in Medical Management in 2004 from the USC School of Business. His Master’s project was expanding new post-acute care pathways including transitional care and ventilator units in underutilized rural hospitals and skilled nursing facilities. Dr. Lindsay initiated and provided leadership for Mayo Post-Acute Care Program from inception to 2012, which included the development of ventilator programs in Minnesota and Wisconsin and 11 Transitional Care programs in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa. He has presented at several IHI and National forums.
Mark may be reached at email@example.com.