Epix Anesthesia Names New Chief Operating Officer

Staff Report From Metro Atlanta CEO

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Epix Anesthesia, a national provider of anesthesia and management services for hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and office-based facilities, announces the hiring of Matthew Baker as chief operating officer.

Baker will be responsible for all client operations, human resources, credentialing and compliance with a focus on client and associate engagement. He has more than 25 years of experience in clinical outsourcing to hospitals in operations, finance and business development. His experience includes leadership for services in and around the operating room, laboratory and pharmacy.   

"I am very excited to join the team at Epix Anesthesia. The company has seen tremendous growth so far due to a commitment to patient care and a focus on client satisfaction," Baker said. "Epix is poised for continued growth with an outstanding team of clinicians and a strategy to truly partner with hospitals in anesthesia services to improve care while reducing costs and staffing issues."

Baker has extensive experience leading high-growth clinical-outsourcing service providers. Most recently, he served as division president for SpecialtyCare's surgical services division and earlier served in leadership roles at Cardinal Health, Inc., and CompleteRx in Houston.

Baker holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Texas at Austin and a Masters of Business Administration from Rice University in Houston.

"A continued Epix objective has been to build out our management team with top-tier talent to gear up for the next stage of growth. The addition of Mr. Baker to the Epix team continues that practice," said Daryl Malachowski, CEO at Epix Anesthesia.