Fritz Associates, Inc. has over 35 years of healthcare leadership experience. The Peer Review services are focused on quality improvement through EPR. We are strive to address the unique needs and challenges of our clients, with an comprehensive network of board certified, experienced, and currently practicing Physicians. FAI has served healthcare organizations throughout the country, ranging from large healthcare systems to individual physician practices. Our approach can help in quality improvement, patient/physician satisfaction, and reducing legal risks.
Who We Are
Al Fritz serves as President of Fritz Associates, Inc. and an Associate of HG Healthcare Consulting, LLC. He brings 35 years of experience in healthcare management and leadership to his work with medical staffs, physician groups and hospitals across the nation.Mr. Fritz has an M.S. in Hospital and Healthcare Administration from Xavier University. He holds a B.S. in Healthcare Administration from the University of Maryland. Mr. Fritz oversees all operational aspects of External Peer Review Services.
Mark. Smith brings 25 years of clinical practice and hospital management experiences to his work with physicians and hospitals across the United States. Dr. Smith is a graduate of Jefferson Medical College. He received his residency training at the University of Kansas Medical Center and had a fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Smith holds an M.B.A. from the University of Phoenix. Dr. Smith serves as the National Medical Director for External Peer Services.
Todd Sagin, M.D., J.D., is physician executive recognized across the nation for his work with hospital boards, medical staffs, and physician organizations. Dr. Sagin is a popular lecturer, consultant, mediator, and advisor to health care organizations. Throughout his career, Dr. Sagin has held strong interests in medical ethics and public policy. He holds a degree in law and has training as a mediator and arbitrator to address health care conflicts. Dr. Sagin specializes in Conflict Resolution, Due Process Action, and Hearing Officer responsibilities.
Samantha Fritz serves as External Peer Review Coordinator of Fritz Associates, Inc. She brings experience in information systems and two years of management experience. She holds a B.A in Business Technology Administration from University of Maryland.