Imaging Elevated.

Our Team



The Canopy Partners team has deep industry experience, and a track record of proven success. We are 100% focused on the medical imaging space, providing highly specialized IT and business solutions that work exactly the way you need them to. In a highly competitive and rapidly changing profession, you should expect nothing less. We pride ourselves on delivering innovative and impressive results that translate into increased patient care, a tighter revenue cycle, and seamless integrations.





Leadership Team

 

 


Worth Saunders - Chief Executive Officer


Worth M. Saunders, M.H.A., FACHE serves as Chief Executive Officer of Canopy Partners. Worth has over eighteen years of experience in physician practice management, imaging center operations management and new business development. He previously served as Chief Administrative Officer for Mid-South Imaging & Therapeutics, PA., a large sub-specialized radiology practice based in Memphis, TN. He was the Regional Vice President of Operations Central Region at Radiologix, Inc. (now part of Radnet), a publicly traded radiology services company based in Dallas, Texas. In addition, Worth is a fellow in the RBMA and ACHE and currently serves on the RBMA Board. He has previously served as Chair of the RBMA Payor Relations Committee. Worth's educational background includes a Master of Healthcare Administration from the Medical College of Virginia and a BA in Russian Studies and International Relations from the University of Virginia. 




Debbie Hodges - Director of Revenue Cycle Management


Debbie Hodges is the Director of Revenue Cycle Management for Canopy Partners and has been with the group since April 2000. Debbie is a Fellow in the American College of Medical Practice Executives (FACMPE) through the American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE), a branch of Medical Group Managers Association (MGMA). She is also a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt. She has been a member of MGMA since 1996, a member of RBMA since 2000, and a member of the North Carolina Association of Radiological Business Managers since 2000. She served on the board of the NCARBM as President, Vice-President, and VP of Information Technology. She served on the RBMA Data Committee from 2011 - 2014. She is also a member of the Society of Radiation Oncology Administrators. Debbie has 25+ years of healthcare management experience, 20+ of those years in radiology and the rest in primary and multi-specialty healthcare. 




Simon Howarth - Director of Finance


Simon Howarth serves as Director of Finance of Canopy Partners. Simon, a native of Great Britain, is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales and Association of Corporate Treasurers and has over 22 years experience in various financial management roles. He worked and qualified with KPMG in London, UK followed by roles at AstraZeneca PLC and Syngenta AG in the UK and Switzerland. Simon and his family have resided in Greensboro for the past six years.





Reed Humphrey - VP of Business Development


Reed Humphrey serves as the Vice President of Business Development for Canopy Partners. He is responsible for new business growth, marketing and strategic partnerships. Reed has 20 years of experience in technology services, and has led business development at three successful start-up ventures. He has also served as President of a boutique sales and marketing consulting firm, focused on helping small businesses achieve rapid growth. Reed holds a Master's degree in Broadcast Communications from the University of Tennessee, and a BA in Mass Communications from North Carolina State University.





Kim Sisk - HR & Credentialing Manager


Kim Sisk serves as the Human Resources and Credentialing Manager for Canopy Partners, which offers credentialing, human resources and management services to physician practices. Kim has 15 years of experience within the healthcare industry in Credentialing and Human Resources. Experience includes creating compensation guidebook, employee handbook, benefit administration, credentialing new physician and locations with payers and obtaining hospital privileges for new physicians. Kim has been a member of Society of Human Resource Management and Human Resource Management Association of Greensboro since 2009. She also holds the national certification of PHR (Professional in Human Resources). 





Stephen Willis - Chief Information Officer


Stephen Willis serves as CIO of Canopy Partners. Stephen has over 12 years experience in IT, with 8 of those years in the healthcare IT management across multiple disciplines. He previously served as CIO and Lead Systems Administrator for Greensboro Radiology and IT Manager for Physician's Medical Enterprises. Stephen serves on numerous committees including the CIO Expert Panel for the McDowell Research Center for Global IT Management, and as a designing contributor to the Community Care of North Carolina's effort to implement clinical decision support across the State. He has a Bachelor of Arts from Wake Forest University. 




Partnering Associations

Canopy Partners is deeply committed to advancing the medical imaging profession.  Our associates are board members and/or active members of the industry’s leading associations, including: