Amanda Hopkins Tirrell, WG’86, FACHE and Saria Saccocio, MD, FAAFP, MHA

Amanda Hopkins Tirrell, MBA, FACHE
Based in North Augusta, South Carolina, Ms. Hopkins Tirrell is President and Founder of Hopkins Tirrell & Associates, LLC, a consulting practice offering medical practice operations guidance on access redesign, performance improvement, business growth, revenue cycle management and contracting strategy, as well as individualized leadership development, career planning, and compensation advisory services for physicians.

For over 30 years, Amanda has partnered with physicians in academic medical centers, integrated healthcare delivery systems, and medical group practices across the country. An enthusiastic and energetic change agent with a reliable track record in transformation, operations management, and establishing a culture of patient service excellence, Ms. Hopkins Tirrell is a knowledgeable advisor and mediator in developing collaborative alliances and partnerships with physicians, hospitals, and community organizations.

Ms. Hopkins Tirrell holds an MBA in health care management from the Wharton School and is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. 

For more information about Hopkins Tirrell & Associates and the Multi-Dimensional Due Diligence (MD-DD) partnership method, contact:  [email protected] or visit



Saria Saccocio, MD, FAAFP, MHA
As the Ambulatory Chief Medical Officer for Prisma Health, Dr. Saria Saccocio supports population health initiatives that span across all departments and specialties in the outpatient space, striving for optimization of quality, patient experience, and efficiency of healthcare delivery.

Dr. Saccocio has demonstrated a consistent history of leading award-winning programs and improving patient care and safety as a Chief Medical Officer for health systems in the southeast. She received her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Florida, and her Executive Master of Health Administration from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. She completed her Family Medicine residency at the University of Miami before opening her own solo family practice. She continues to serve patients at the Free Medical Clinic and precepts family medicine residents at the Center for Family Medicine in Greenville, South Carolina.

Becker’s Hospital Review has recognized Dr. Saccocio as one of the Top 100 Hospital and Health System CMOs to Know and has been elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Her extensive civic and community involvement has included serving in many ways including:  The Modern Healthcare Women Advisory Board, board member for the South Carolina Hospital Association, United Way of Greenville County; Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Upstate, the South Carolina Academy of Family Physicians Board, and is an Alum of the Women’s Leadership Institute and the Diversity Leadership Institute at Furman University.

Contact Dr. Saccocio at:  [email protected]