About CAPS

Carolinas Association of Provider Services (CAPS)

We are a not-for-profit organization of hospital-based and private practice provider recruiters in:

– North Carolina
– South Carolina
– Coastal Georgia
– Eastern Tennessee and
– Southern Virginia

CAPS Region-Small

Our Mission

To promote effective provider services in hospitals and practices within our catch-basin by networking with other professional provider recruiters to attract dedicated Physicians and Advanced Clinical Practitioners to practice throughout our region.

Our Objectives

The Carolinas Association of Provider Services held its first official meeting in April, 1994 in Lumberton, NC, with 23 hospital representatives present. From this meeting, CAPS was formed and objectives were established. These include…

– To bring together persons engaged or interested in hospital and practice provider services in North Carolina , South Carolina, Coastal Georgia, Eastern Tennessee, and Southern Virginia
– To improve technical skills and promote a broadened understanding of the scope and the ethics of the profession, to assist, support, and encourage provider services personnel
– To serve as a resource organization in service to members and non-members alike in the provider services within our communities, to promote an awareness of the value of provider recruitment services within the management of hospitals
– To promote and encourage the development of provider services’ department and programs within our communities
– To recognize that effective provider service practices achieve broader understanding and support among various constituencies of our members.

Officers and Committees

  • President
    DENNIS BURNS
    Tidelands Health
  • Vice-President
    REBEKAH DRIGGERS
    Cone Health
  • Past President
    KATHY GRESHAM
    New Hanover Regional Medical Center
  • Secretary
    MARY LU LEATHERMAN
    Atrium Health
  • Treasurer
    ALYSA BOSTICK
    Wilmington Health
  • 2016-2020 CAPS Board Member
    AUTUMN FINCHER
    Carolinas Healthcare System Blue Ridge
  • 2016-2020 CAPS Board Member
    KAREN GLIARMIS
    Vidant Health
  • 2017-2021 CAPS Board Member
    TINA MCLAUGHLIN
    Mountain State Health Alliance
  • 2018-2022 CAPS Board Member
    STEPHANIE MILLER
    Columbus Regional Healthcare
  • 2018-2022 CAPS Board Member
    KELSEY BROWN
    MUSC Health
  • 2019-2023 CAPS Board Member
    JILLIAN BRASWELL
    Tidelands Health
  • 2020-2024 CAPS Board Member
    TY TY HATLEY
    Atrium Health
  • 2020-2024 CAPS Board Member
    JESSICA SEEL
    South Carolina Office of Rural Health
  • 2020-2024 CAPS Board Member
    DONNA TALBERT
    Cone Health
  • 2020-2024 CAPS Board Member
    TERRENCE TOWNSEND
    Prisma Health Medical Group
  • Membership Committee
    REBEKAH DRIGGERS, DENNIS BURNS, TY TY HATLEY, TINA MCLAUGHLIN, STEPHANIE MILLER, and JESSICA SEEL
  • Program and Events Committee
    KATHY GRESHAM, ALYSA BOSTICK, and MARY LU LEATHERMAN
  • Marketing and Technology Committee
    KELSEY BROWN (Marketing), JILLIAN BRASWELL (Technology), and CHELSIE HAYES
  • Vendor Committee
    AUTUMN FINCHER and DONNA TALBERT
  • Speaker Committee
    KAREN GLIARMIS, KATHY GRESHAM, and MELISA CIARROCCA
  • Nominating Committee
    KATHY GRESHAM
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